I’ve got some news to share with you! And honestly, this is a post I never thought I’d get the chance to write. But here is my news, as surprising and shocking as may be:
WE. ARE. HAVING. A. BABY. GIRL.
Can y’all believe it? I think in my head and my heart I was on track to be a #boymom for life – and then in the span of a 30 minute ultrasound earlier this week, I’m utterly transformed. Oh yes. ALL the GIRL things. I’ve already started a new Pinterest board for redoing the nursery. I am daydreaming in ruffles and smocked dresses and hair bows – HAIR BOWS!!! – and then of course there’s the new fantasies of having a pedicure buddy a few years down the road….
When all five of us walked into the ultrasound room yesterday morning, my belly was barely covered with gel when my 5 year old turned to the Tech and said “excuse me, does our baby have a penis?” We all nearly died laughing, it was perfect. After checking out our baby’s anatomy for a few minutes, she turned to Mark and said “are you ready for the news?! NO PENIS!” And we all stared at each other in disbelief. We asked her to double check.
So, so fun and exciting. We can’t wait!
…for different reasons, of course. The boys can’t wait to introduce her to the technical names of every vehicle on a construction site. And teach her all about Hot Wheels and Legos and dirt. But that’s okay….I’ll make sure there’s adequate pink bows and tea parties and baby dolls in her life too.
Pinky swear. ;o)