Yep, we're expecting another baby with a due date of March 1st, 2018!! We are absolutely over the moon about this next chapter & to witness our Buddy transition into his role as a big brother.
If you're trying to do the math (like we did!) this puts Buddy & his sibling 15 months apart(!!!). We have felt so encouraged by friends & family with little ones close in age who have shared the sweetest anecdotes about the relationships their littles have formed. We have complete faith that Buddy will love having a little sibling & they will grow up being the best of friends.
We have also spent a considerable amount of time processing how our hearts will have space to love another baby the way we love Buddy & honestly I think we're still processing it. We know that our love for baby #2 will be just as instant & easy as it was with Buddy, but it still brings a lot of feelings, especially for me. How will we be able to love anything else the way we love Buddy? Will Buddy know we still love him as much as we ever have? I have read a lot of blogs from other mamas (like this one & this one) that have helped me find comfort in the fact that I am not alone in these thoughts & that the process will in fact work itself out beautifully.
Overall, we simple feel so blessed for the gift of another life. I loved being pregnant with Buddy, feeling his movements under my heart, observing his growth & ultimately bring him into the world. I am excited & honored to be able to do this again. We feel so utterly grateful.
Thank you to those of you who have already poured out love, excitement & well wishes for our next chapter. We are lucky to bring babies into a world full of amazing humans & boundless support all around us!