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We're teeing it up with a third!


On August 16th, 2013, we announced to all of our Facebook friends, that we are expecting our first child!  We couldn't be more excited!  If I'm being completely honest though, I am mildly terrified as well.  I'm not that "let's just see what happens" kind of gal.  I'm a planner.  I'm an observational learner.  I'm a realist.  I know that babies aren't all cooing and cuddlie with those cute faces moms catch in photos.  Don't get me wrong, they are those things, but they are also screaming without words (so you have no idea what they need), poop that escapes their diaper & goes halfway up their torso, & sleepless nights.  I think that's part of the reason we waited so long to try and conceive.  Babies are a whirlwind of change, and I needed to wait until I was old enough to except that challenge.  I know that some moms will see this and say, "It's different when they're your own child," or, "The screaming & sleepless nights are only for a short time."  You are 100% right.  With that being said, everyone's child raising experience is different.  Just like everyone's pregnancy is different.  For example, for me, morning sickness was pretty frequent for the first trimester, but it was bearable.  It actually wasn't that bad.  But other women don't throw-up a single time (so jealous!), while others throw-up their entire pregnancy.  Everyone is different, and if you are a new expecting mom that feels SO blessed that God has granted you this very special gift, but you are also trying to mentally prepare yourself for the realness of what a baby can be like, I just want you to know, that you are not alone!


Comments

Che said…
Really love this idea for a pregnancy announcement ! Could you please share a template :)
Tara said…
Hi Che! You can email me at awalkwiththewalkers@gmail.com. I'm happy to send you a copy of the image with my info removed. I look forward to hearing from you! - Tara

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