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Lesson 8: Boy or Girl?

Will you find out if you’re having a boy or a girl? You better decide, because everybody will ask you.

My husband wanted a surprise and I said, “No way!!” I have to plan everything, and this was no exception.

So we found out what we were having, but kept it to ourselves for a few days. We wanted some time when it was just our secret, when nobody knew about our son except for us. Nobody knew yet that J was J.

Lucky for us, we found out a week before Thanksgiving. Since our families would be getting together for Thanksgiving anyway, we chose to reveal our baby’s gender at Thanksgiving dinner. We had a lot of fun planning, having the cake made and revealing to our family that they would be having another grandson/nephew.

But you know what? Next time, I want it to be a surprise. Next time, I don’t want to plan everything.

Next time, when someone asks me, “Are you having a boy or a girl?” I want to look at them, smile, and say, “Yup!”

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One comment on “Lesson 8: Boy or Girl?

  1. All your stories are great! And I love the addition of photos! Also? I don’t believe you will be able to wait for a gender surprise. For one thing, you will have me giving you hell about it!

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