Today was Wednesday, so Hubbie and I did our brunch thing.
Not only did we share a chocolate-style French toast and scoff it down before I realised I hadn’t taken a photo (🤦♀️) but I had a juice (craving again) and he had a coffee… and then he had another, because we had gotten comfortable and were getting into an interesting conversation.
Baby names. 👶🐥
It was a real honest, intuitive, I’d even say thorough discussion. We said things out loud, typed them into our phone, and at the end Hubbie said “if you are happy with (insert boy’s name) then I am happy with (insert girl’s name).”
It felt like a really nice compromise, not even that, a happy agreement.
We are totally open to other names, and will continue to be until the day baby arrives, but it’s lovely to know that we have something already in the piece, brewing.
When he said “Baby girl and (insert girls name) or Baby girl and (insert boys name)” to hear how it sounded, I swear they both sounded so good I welled up with tears.
That was the first baby moment of the day. 💖💖
The second two moments came at the end of the night. I saw a social media ad about a sale on some baby clothes (who says ads don’t work? 🤣) and went online and bought a bunch of really cute baby clothes, ranging from 0000 to 00. There are many months still ahead of me, so I should really control myself… but it’s never too early to start, right?
I CAN’T WAIT UNTIL THEY ARRIVE!
And the trifecta was the Palmer’s cocoa butter. I used this religiously in my pregnancy with baby girl, along with another belly oil I alternated with. I’m already getting a noticeable belly, and today I went and bought the Palmer’s so I could begin my nightly tradition with my belly massage.
We always find ourselves on the couch at the end of the day, even if it’s for a bit. Like I did 9 years ago, I rub the lotion into my belly, thinking happy thoughts for baby and the pregnancy. I did it last time, and I will do it again. Whether the cream helps me as it did last time, time can only tell, but at the very least I am having the most relaxing, beautiful bonding time with baby, and I think that means more and is worth more than anything else. 💖💖🤰🤰
(How many times can I use the pregnancy emoji in the next 6-ish months?🤔😂)