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Pregnancy With Our “Squirt”

 

 In the first few weeks of being publicly pregnant the most common question I’ve been asked is:

What are you having? Do you know if it’s a boy or girl?

I guess that’s the most intriguing thing people want to know. Well first of all I am only 16 weeks so it’s a little soon to tell. Second of all, *pt* and I are going to wait until the baby’s birthday to find out if it’s a boy or girl.

I think I’ve always felt this way about someday having a baby and now that we are here in the present and it’s all happening, I really want to be surprised!

There’s a bit of mixed responses when I tell people we are going to wait to find out the sex of the baby. Some people are concerned as to how we will prepare. I think there are enough neutral colors and items that we need to prep for this baby that I think we’ll be just fine! Thanks for the concern though 🙂

Since our honeymoon and maybe even a little bit before we started liking “turtles”. Coincidentally my brother and sister-in-law started using the name “Squirt” to refer to the baby. (Squirt the Turtle from Finding Nemo). 

I’m not sure how we will incorporate turtle’s into the nursery decor but I bet there will be a few. More to come on that…

16 week bump

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Next Stop On Life Tour

I made it through a rehearsal process, a tech process and the run of a show and now I am preparing for the biggest gig of my life: Motherhood!

I found out I was pregnant early in the rehearsal process for Grease and it was hard to not tell other people. I had my moments of “morning sickness”, which happened at all hours of the day but overall I felt good.

*pt* was out of town when I found out and I knew I wouldn’t be able to keep the big secret from him for very long so I decided to FaceTime him and show him his 2nd Wedding Anniversary gift.

OnesieFirst of all I lucked out because the traditional gift for the 2nd Anniversary is cotton—enter cotton onesie. The Peterbilt patch on it is because a few years ago we were driving somewhere and I saw a semi-truck had mud flaps that had this brand logo on it. The next thing I said was “Peterbilt… that’s what my babies are gonna be”. I knew immediately this would be a clever way to one day tell him I was pregnant. I searched online and found the patches. (I’ve had them for over a year)

Over the last few weeks we slowly told our immediate family and without surprise everyone is over the moon excited! We have lots to do to prepare but I hope to be able to continue using my list making skill to help us along the way.

Stay tuned for updates…

Cheers (with a kid friendly beverage of course) to the next stop in our Life Tour!

a view of a high chair