Archive for tag 'gender'


we are team….

PINK!!!!! We are thrilled to share that Chloe has a healthy little sister, who is growing right on track.  We were wonderfully surprised to hear that we are having another girl!  I can’t wait to wash all of Chloe’s clothes and buy a few new pieces for baby Charlotte — yes, our little peanut’s name [...]



For the past few months now, Drake’s favorite color has been pink.  In the past if you asked him what his favorite anything was, you would get a different answer every time. Now that he is sticking with the same answer, this might indeed be a true and conscious choice. Both Mr. Chocolate and I [...]

Baby Sea Otter's First Outfit

Making Things Official

It took a long time for me to feel comfortable telling people about our pregnancy. Because we’ve been through so much loss, I was afraid to let people know what was going on until later than many people announce their pregnancy. Our immediate family however, was different. Our parents knew from the first positive HPT [...]


What Little Girls Are Made Of

Back before I had any children, I used to imagine myself as mom to a couple of boys. We would play in the mud, hunt for bones, read about tractors and bugs, and have loads of fun together. They would sit with me in the kitchen while I baked and eat cookie dough off of [...]

Gender Disappointment: Admitting & Adjusting

This is an anonymous guest post submission. “We don’t care as long as the babies are safe and healthy.” How many times have I heard some variation of that statement?  I know I said something similar probably dozens of times before we found out the gender of our baby.  Expectant moms and dads may be [...]


Will Boys Be Boys?

I am in the process of raising three boys. I have not had a lot of time to do research or read books on the subject, but I have had a lot of time to think about boys and their behavior. I am in the thick of it with a four year old and twin [...]


Boy or Girl? Old Wives’ Tales

Here I am at 30 weeks! I’m going nuts not knowing if this baby is a boy or a girl.  I spent the first half of the pregnancy totally positive it’s a boy, but literally every person I saw said they thought she was a girl. Now more people say I “look” like I’m having [...]

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