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Gender Reveal: It's a...

Eleanor Jade, 20 weeks gestation As most of you remember, we waited to find out the gender of our previous babies till they were born. I had no intentions of finding out ahead of time with our future baby(ies) either but this little one snuck up on us! And since I'm not quite sure if Eleanor will be our last, I wanted to know what it feels like to know ahead of time. To actually call the baby moving inside me by its name. But I also could have waited. There is just something so special about my husband introducing the newest family member to me by his/her name. The final decision came down to Nathaniel. We gave him the choice of either waiting or finding out early whether he will be a big brother to another baby sister or to a baby brother this time. He obviously chose to find out ahead of time and he couldn't be happier. But really, he didn't have a gender preference. Nathaniel just wanted at least  four  more baby brothers/sisters (He

Two Feet, Nine Inches

At two years old, Amelia stands at a little over two feet and nine inches! This is her first year getting measured using our life size ruler and she was more than ready to participate. For a while now, she has been randomly standing in front of the ruler waiting to be measured.

Six Years Old: 20 Questions

Every year, we ask Nathaniel the same 20 questions on his birthday. Unfortunately, I am almost two months late this year. I actually thought about putting it off another day because I currently have a cold so my voice sounds terrible. But here it is anyway. Better late than never, right? 1. What is your favorite color?  Purple 2. What is your favorite toy?  Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots 3. What is your favorite fruit? Apples,  c herries 4. What is your favorite TV show?  Paw Patrol, Power Rangers 5. What is your favorite movie?  Power Rangers Samurai movie 6.  What is your favorite thing to wear?  Power Rangers costume, Storm Trooper jacket 7.  What is your favorite animal?  Rhinos 8.  What is your favorite song?  My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark by Fall Out Boy, Power Rangers theme song,  Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) by Silento 9.  What is your favorite book?  Everything 10. Who is your best friend?  Nikolai and Emilee 11.  What is your favorite food?  Sinigang (P