Drum Roll, Please

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There is something about babies that brings out the giddy in people. People get so excited when they see a baby bump. There is something about new life that can bring a smile to the face of even the meanest Grinch.

People that have never spoken to me before, stop me now to chit chat about my growing mid-section. I don’t mind it in the least. I have no problem sharing my joy with anyone that wants to share it with me.

From the moment people find out you’re pregnant they want to know the deets. How far along are you? When are you due? Do you have a preference? The only thing that brings people more joy than knowing you’re pregnant is knowing what you’re having. I am the odd ball that’s totally cool with not knowing the sex. With my first pregnancy we didn’t find out what we were having. We just focused on bringing a healthy baby into the world. We liked the idea of being surprised. I knew that I was pregnant with a little boy and always referred to him as such. So, I wasn’t shocked when he was delivered and the doctor said, “it’s a boy!” I remember just waiting to hear my son cry and crying my eyes out when I heard his little voice.

After not finding out the sex the first go round my mom has made it clear that she wouldn’t stand for me not knowing this time. She claims last time was torture! My husband also thought it would be cool to know this time just for a different experience. I have known what I was having the moment I found out I was pregnant so I was in no hurry to have it confirmed. I was just that sure. We found out the news and it turns out I was right.

We’re having a…

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23 Responses to Drum Roll, Please
  1. Natalie
    March 13, 2012 | 6:50 am

    Awww a sweet baby girl! Congrats! You are the first person recently that I know that is having a girl….thank goodness b/c I thought we were going to be non existant. Congrats again girl!

  2. Jenni
    March 13, 2012 | 6:51 am

    CONGRATS!!!!! I’m very happy for you and your family!! Cool picture!

  3. Alicia @MommyDelicious
    March 13, 2012 | 6:55 am

    Now you’ll have one of each! Yay! Congrats hun!

  4. KalleyC
    March 13, 2012 | 7:59 am

    Congrats! I agree with Alicia, you will have one of each now. A familiar but new experience for you both.

  5. kita
    March 13, 2012 | 8:33 am

    Awww one of each so happy for you.

  6. Quiana
    March 13, 2012 | 9:03 am

    How precious! Congratulations! I can’t wait to meet her =)

  7. TOI
    March 13, 2012 | 9:08 am

    OMG, she is so cute, that’s a beautiful first picture. Congrats again πŸ™‚

  8. Mrs. Pancakes
    March 13, 2012 | 10:43 am

    Oh how exciting!! Congrats Cam!!

  9. Wanda
    March 13, 2012 | 11:01 am

    Congratulations that you are having a girl you will have one of each now. I am so happy for you! Here is a few reasons why you are being blessed with a girl. You will be able to teach her how to become a lady and how to cook. No one understands girls like a mom. Because there are some things a dad just can’t handle.

  10. Aracely
    March 13, 2012 | 11:05 am

    Aww, how sweet! Congrats and you look beautiful(previous post pics). πŸ™‚

  11. TheProDiva
    March 13, 2012 | 7:48 pm

    Congratulations! You’re having a little Diva! Much blessings to you and yours!

  12. Roses daughter
    March 13, 2012 | 8:50 pm

    Yay!!! One of each!! Now you get to buy cute little dresses and tutus!!

  13. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell
    March 13, 2012 | 9:42 pm

    I’m thrilled for you! You will love having one of each!!!

  14. megan, the frugalista diaries
    March 13, 2012 | 9:46 pm

    Yay Congrats!

  15. bravoerunway
    March 14, 2012 | 5:32 am

    Aww congratulations! My co-worker is having her 3rd and it is another boy…she wanted a girl so desparately!

  16. Baby Shopaholic
    March 14, 2012 | 7:32 am

    OMG! So exciting!!! Get ready to go extra broke!

    • Cam
      March 14, 2012 | 10:25 pm

      that’s what i’m afraid of!

  17. Courtney
    March 14, 2012 | 7:45 pm

    Woohoo! How fun! Congrats!

  18. Mimi
    March 14, 2012 | 11:04 pm

    Yay!! Stay away from the clothes!

  19. Krissy
    March 15, 2012 | 11:52 am

    congrats! Girls are so much fun! I’m hoping my next child is a boy and then i’ll be done! lol

  20. Krissy
    March 15, 2012 | 11:53 am

    P.S I’ve been raising a daughter almost 2.5yrs and I haven’t been driven to the poor house, all things are possible! lol

  21. YUMMommy
    March 17, 2012 | 10:23 am

    Yay!! I’m with Mimi. Try not to go overboard with the clothes. Lord knows we did. Moo had stuff she never wore because she outgrew it so fast.

  22. Latorsha
    March 19, 2012 | 5:26 pm

    Congrats mama!!

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