If you haven't read last night's post, please start here first. I'll wait on you...
For those of you that did, I'm sorry that I kept you in suspense. I just wasn't sure how to share our story and explain how this all came about. I'm still not sure how I'm going to be able to condense it enough so that a) I keep your interest, and b) I don't crash the entire B.logger network. In the interim, I thought I'd better not keep you waiting. I'm not exactly good at giving subtle hints, so I think y'all already caught this, but I'll make it official...
paper chase. I truly thought I would never be doing this again. (I don't mean to leave Nolan out with my choice of pronouns, but I am the official paper chaser of the family.)
I wish I could post pictures, but the agency has requested that we not post them yet. (Although they did say it's OK to make our announcement and share photos privately.) We think she's beautiful!! Doesn't she have pretty feet? ;-)
The biggest question I've been asked is how does Leila feel about this. I was pretty impressed that her first reaction was, "That will change everything." She wasn't necessarily against it at first, but she did realize the impact it would have on our family. We gave her a few days to think it over and she decided she was OK with the idea. And now, she said she is getting pretty excited about having a big sister. She knows that she may no longer be the oldest, but she will always hold a special place in our family as our first child. Her other comments were pretty funny, but I think I'll save those for when I write "our story." And as for Mia, she is too young to understand any of this.
So... until I can figure out how to articulate how we went from "we're done at two" to adopting a third, I hope you'll join us in celebrating our big news.
4 months ago