Hooked on Breaking the News

One of the most exciting news to break to family is baby news. Since both my parents, and Arthur’s parents do not have any grandkids, this is a very special announcement to both parents.

We had thought over and over again as to how we would break the news. The traditional ultrasound picture, little baby bottle gifts to the parents, and even the baby bibs for the grandparents, but they just weren’t “us”.

Arthur has really grown a passion for the quad-copters, and is getting pretty good at controlling the copter in mid air. We decided we would make a movie type of announcement. We started by filming the scenery in Los Angeles, along with the trees, sky, and the park. Very slowly, the copter lowers down and in the middle of the screen, we are standing with a poster that reads, “GUESS WHAT”.


We leave the the “guess what” part of the poster  showing for about 5 seconds, and then I turn it around to read “WE’RE PREGNANT”.


It took several seconds to click with our family members… but once everyone realized this was not a joke, and we were serious about our news, everyone started to applaud, cheer, and run to us and give us a squeezing hug.

After all our planning, we can both proudly say we had a great and successful announcement for both our parents.


                            

Hooked on 5 Weeks: Baby Chip

Guess who is going to have a beating heart by the end of the week?? Yup! thats right! Baby Chip is going to finally have a beating heart! I still cannot believe all this is happening to me.  I asked Arthur to think of a nick name for our little future baby, and we both couldn’t think of one. After thinking about it for a few days, “Baby Chip” came to Arthur’s mind when we were reading the daily baby scoop, and said “your baby is the size of a mini chocolate chip”. So until we find out if our little one is going to be a girl or boy, we will call it Baby Chip. 


Here is a computer generated image I got from www.babycenter.com  that shows what the fetus looks like at this point. How cool is it that this is happening inside me?! 


This is such an amazing experience that I am going through. It’s all true what they say, “you don’t know what someone is going through until it happens to you”. When my best friend was pregnant, she was the most positive pregnant lady I had known, and since it was such a new experience for the both of us, we spent many hours doing research, finding the most informational apps, and looking at pregnancy in a different view. We learned so much more about pregnancy than we never thought we would learn. And yet, now that I am going through my own pregnancy, it’s even more different than I could have imagined it to be. And, of course, just as I was there for my friend, she is there for me every step of the way: from the silliest questions to my biggest fears.

These are my thoughts/concerns this week:

  1. When does the baby bump start to actually show? 
  2. I wonder what my first appointment is going to be like.  I know I have chosen the right doctor for me becuase she had all the qualifications I was looking for in my OB-Gyn. 
  3. I’ve been going back and forward on my biggest fears, and deepest worries, and nothing too serious is coming up (which I think is pretty awesome!). At this point, my fear is the same as everyone else’s… THE PAIN!! 
On a total side note, I finally got the book “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and am excited to start reading it and getting my husband more involved with the pregnancy. 

What were your thoughts and concerns in your earlier pregnancy days? 

Hooked on Baby

What a Happy Happy day for us!!! Arthur and I are going to be growing our  family by 2 little feet!

We are beyond excited to announce that we will be expecting a new addition to our family by the end of September 2015. It’s official, we are pregnant!!

                                             
I don’t think it has really hit us yet, but we are slowly taking all of this in.
After going through several pregnancies for my cousins, and friends, now that it’s happening to me, I feel like my mind is blanking out and I feel lost. Maybe this is all the new excitement. First things first, we have to take this moment in, enjoy every second of this blessing, and prepare ourselves to be the best parents we can possibly be. 
Where to begin…. oh boy.. this is where it gets difficult…