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GIRL!!!! We get another girl!! Little sister is on her way!  We all couldn’t be happier.  

For me, having a younger sister has been one of life’s greatest blessings.  The fact that Emma gets to grow up having (hopefully!) the same wonderful experience makes me so happy for her.  There is really no relationship quite like the one between sisters.  We were best buddies growing up and still are today.  I have the best memories of our adventures in childhood taking on the world in our matching Wonder Woman Underoos and playing endlessly with our Sea Wees.  Does anyone remember those?  They were little bath time mermaids from the 80’s with matching lily pads for them to ride in.   We loved making up our own Barbie episodes (I made her be Skipper, I of course, was Barbie), choreographing dance routines to Duran Duran, and roller skating in the garage to the Xanadu soundtrack. Through the years she always put up with me being the bossy older sister. Take a guess who was the teacher when we played school or the head choreographer of our dance troupe?? Bless her heart.  It is going to be so fun for me to watch my girls grow up together.  The thought of it really brings me a lot of joy.  

Speaking of my sister, she is also pregnant with her first baby, due 3 weeks after me! I still can’t believe I got quite so lucky. The cousins are going to be like twins.   I will never forget the morning she called to tell me. It was around 7:37am, and she never calls me that early. My heart almost jumped out of my chest, because I was hoping more than anything that she was pregnant.  And yep, she yelled, “it’s positive!!!!” My family is going to have a crazy, fun summer with two new babies joining us.

Other than that, I am feeling really great. My belly is starting to pop out more each day, and I remember now why I loved the second trimester so much. The best part about experiencing pregnancy again is that I KNOW to appreciate this time before the uncomfortable third trimester hits.  My very absolute favorite part of pregnancy is the KICKS.   I started feeling them for the first time last week, and it is just as amazing as the first time around.  It makes it SO REAL.  Not to sound like Pollyanna, because, just ask my husband, I have done my fair share of complaining, but for right now I am enjoying these blissful couple months while it lasts!  I guarantee my blogs as it get closer won’t be quite so perky.   Thanks for letting me share my news!   

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  1. 1
    Sonia says:

    Congratulations Jennifer!!! Girls are so so special! I’m so very excited for you and your family! I’m sure Emma will be a great older sister!

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    siennamommy says:

    congrats!!! we are soooo thrilled for your family! you made me laugh about the 3rd trim & being perky…i hit the non perky stage about a week ago…right on time! too funny how that happens! 🙂 again, congrats on your 2nd baby girl!

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    sophia kim says:

    Jennifer! Congratulations on little lady number 2!
    When are you due? We are expecting our second late May and decided to keep it a surprise! haha… we’ll see if we can avoid the temptation.
    Very excited for you!

  4. 4
    mom2three says:

    yay – sisters! we are thrilled for you 🙂

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    Michele says:

    Congratulations! Hurray! The world needs more sisters/best buddies. I’ve got one of them, too. The kicks were always my favorite part. Keep on enjoying!

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    wifeandmom says:

    HUGE CONGRATS!!! Sisters are the best. I guessed correctly! 🙂 I will be 13 weeks tomorrow so just now entering 2nd Trimester and boy am I looking forward to feeling better. We won’t know until birth if it is a sister or brother for our boy (3) and girl (1)! 🙂 Again, so happy for you guys! xxoo

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    Amanda says:

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Tara says:

    Wahooo!!!!! so excited for you!!!!! big hugs!

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    Annika says:

    Congratulations!!!

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    Dru says:

    Yay!! How exciting!! I’m sure the girls will be the best of friends. I have two boys and I just love watching them play together. Sure, they like playing with me but they have a special bond and it’s so cute to see them looking out for each other, even at this young age. Congrats!!

  11. 11

    Congrats! How exciting.
    Pink. Pink a little bit of purple and then MORE PINK!

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    Sarah says:

    Congrats Jennifer!!!!!!

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