Well guys, if you've made it here you know the cat's out of the bag - we are having a baby boy due May 30th! It was a total surprise but we are beyond excited, and you can read about my journey here (when I first found out) and here (my updates for the past 11 weeks).
Here is our whole announcement video, 3 minutes as opposed to the 15 seconds you saw on IG:
How am I feeling? Great! The magic of the 2nd trimester is awesome and I feel mostly like my old self again, except a bit winded, tired and my patience is dwindling when it comes to every day things. I hate that I have no patience but the tired and winded part gets the better of me and then I have no tolerance for anything else - pregnant life I suppose.
Lemon loved making a "cake for her baby brother" yesterday and asked us all night when we were going to "cook" it. Ha. She is excited to tell everyone that her mommy "has a baby in her tummy" and that sometimes too she "has a baby in her tummy." She is such a good girl and knows that things are changing but it handling it so well, I just hope it continues when baby boy gets here.
Here are some pictures I snapped while they were making the "boy cake":
I freaked out about not having any boy clothes last week so I ordered a ton of stuff on Old Navy during their Black Friday sale. And, my friend Qiana, gave me some 2T things as well - phew! Now, we have to clean out Ian's man room and start working on Lemon's big girl room so baby boy will have a room too - so much to do.
Thank goodness school is out in a week and a half because finding things to wear, putting on makeup and doing my hair are all exhausting. We also will use that time to work on the kids' rooms - kids! Plural! Crazy.
I am still a bit nervous to have a boy, I just know nothing about boys, have nothing for a boy and didn't have any brothers growing up - it should be interesting. I'm also worried about being too tired to entertain a boy but know that after I have the baby and get my energy back up, I will have enough energy for two - I hope. I would love to hear your stories about expecting a boy, and how it changed the way you thought once he came. I've seen lots of posts lately that say something like, "And to think, I didn't think I'd know what to do with a boy but I'm so happy he's mine." I am equally terrified and excited.
So, all in all I am feeling good and we are getting excited. We have tons to do and I will post our journey along the way so that you can share in this adventure with us! Thank you all for your love and support, we adore you! :)