We Are Having A

March 28, 2013

I learned what we were having at 14 weeks and 3 days.

Then again at 15


And 17.

By 3 different techs and doctors.

It seems like everyone wanted to know, thankfully they all also asked before looking. Just in case we were team green. Which I do not have the will power for.

So we’re pretty darn confident in knowing that we are having a…


And we couldn’t be more thrilled. I had GRAND plans of doing this amazing ::coughPinterestcough:: post announcing it all – but finally realized I simply don’t have time to pull that off. I found myself with massive writers block while thinking of all the cute ways to tell you. So I went with what I do best – writing it out.

I guess I don’t do secrets well. 😉 But – knowing for a month and only having a few know with us was a little fun.

This pregnancy has been so healing in many ways, terrifying as it is to do all over again. He’s not a replacement for Preston and Julian. Nothing will take their places. But knowing I carry my third son, that this very day in my last pregnancy (18 weeks 5 days) I began the horrific journey of losing his brothers, it’s helping to soothe and mend my always a bit broken heart. I pray so, so hard for this little guy – that my body will carry him to a point we can bring him home in our arms.

We would have been excited no matter what – trust me. My biggest concern was and is simply his health and my body being able to hold on. However I believe God knew that having another little boy would touch my heart in a way nothing else could have.

We are so, so excited for this new little life. Our son. Hang in there little guy. We’re just about halfway to holding you.



More on how I feel about it here…



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  • Suz

    April 2, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    Yay! Experiencing life with a lil girl & a lil boy in your arms! I’m so happy for you! Bring on the blue & wild fun times!

  • Cameron

    March 30, 2013 at 7:58 pm


  • Meredith

    March 29, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Congratulations! How exciting!

  • Katie

    March 28, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    doing the happy boy mom dance for you! Penis in your belleh!

  • Courtney B

    March 28, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Boys ROCK! Congratulations!!

  • Abigail

    March 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    SO freaking excited for you!!! Yay for boys!

  • Ashley

    March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

    I love this! Congratulations on your SON!

  • Roxanne

    March 28, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    I almost couldn’t handle the suspense, but somewhere deep down, I KNEW IT!!! I am overjoyed for you!!! Yes, yes, yes!!! Tons of xxx’s and ooo’s. 😉

  • Amber

    March 28, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Oh my goodness!! HUGS! I’m so ridiculously excited. 🙂

  • Carrie

    March 28, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    Hi! Been following your blog for just a short time, but I’ve read the entire thing. Yes, all 3+ years of it. 🙂
    Congrats to you and your whole family! I’m so happy for you all!

  • Sarah B.

    March 28, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    I would have been thrilled for you to have a little girl, but a little boy just seems right for you. Congratulations!

  • Jessica

    March 28, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    So sweet! Congratulations!

  • Monica

    March 28, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    What wonderful news! Congratulations!!!

  • Kersten

    March 28, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    CONGRATS! I was wondering if I read right that you had to have Lovenox during this pregnancy? If you did could you let me know or write about how that is going? I found out I will have to take it too if I am ever blessed with another. I’m a wee bit scared.

  • Allison

    March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Oh yay! So, so excited and happy for you. Can’t wait to (virtually) meet him.

  • molly

    March 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Wonderful! Congrats, Diana. Hold tight, sweet baby boy 🙂

  • Carrie

    March 28, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Oh, congrats!!! I’m so excited for you! 🙂 And I’m glad you didn’t make us wait to find out, too. 😉

  • Leslie

    March 28, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Congratulations! Isn’t the internet funny? … I don’t even know you IRL and I’m tearing up a little because I’m so happy for you 🙂

  • Rachel @ The House of Burks

    March 28, 2013 at 11:28 am


  • Chantal

    March 28, 2013 at 10:08 am


  • Wendy

    March 28, 2013 at 9:36 am

    YAY! AWESOME NEWS! =)) Of course he will not replace the twins but will be as cherished and precious aall his siblings. My thoughts are with you. Stay strong, Momma!

    1. Roxanne

      March 28, 2013 at 3:21 pm

      Awesome words, Wendy!

  • Rachel

    March 28, 2013 at 9:00 am

    I am so happy for you!

  • Diane @ DixieJulep

    March 28, 2013 at 9:00 am

    So happy for you!

  • Kristin

    March 28, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Congrats!! We will keep praying for your little guy!

  • Rebecca

    March 28, 2013 at 7:58 am

    I’m so incredibly happy and excited for you! Your little man is going to be so cute!

  • Amber

    March 28, 2013 at 7:54 am

    Congrats!! Soo happy for you!!

  • Beth Anne

    March 28, 2013 at 7:49 am

    Monogrammed jon-jons, here you come!

  • Kristina @ Sew Curly

    March 28, 2013 at 7:39 am

    What an amazing blessing! We stayed Team Green for all 3 girls and I secretly loved that it drove our families crazy by not knowing. We’ll continue to pray for the health of your sweet baby boy!

  • andrea

    March 28, 2013 at 7:34 am

    Congratulations!!! It looks like your little girl will be the perfect big sister to a baby brother.

  • Meaghan

    March 28, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Congratulations! I pray this little boy will keep growing strong & healthy until its time for him to come out!

  • Tottums

    March 28, 2013 at 7:24 am

    Congrats!!! I’m so excited for you, hon! I know you’re already a ‘boymom’, but I’m excited that you’re adding another sweet little dude to your family. So much love to you guys.

  • Caitlin MidAtlantic

    March 28, 2013 at 7:11 am

    Stay put little boy! We can all wait to meet you – but let’s also hope the next several weeks pass quickly by, so you can make your happy and healthy appearance!

  • Jess

    March 28, 2013 at 7:11 am

    HOORAY!!! Congratulations!!!

  • Misty Pratt

    March 28, 2013 at 6:58 am

    I haven’t commented in ages, but have been following your story all the way through. Rooting for you and this little guy!!!

  • Susannah

    March 28, 2013 at 6:49 am

    Awwww yay! That is awesome! Congratulations!!

  • Jill

    March 28, 2013 at 6:33 am

    Congratulations on the boy! Keep holding on little man, we can’t wait for your arrival. <3

  • Claire

    March 28, 2013 at 6:19 am

    Was looking on babble for you as I hadn’t spotted any posts for a while, click your name and see this was posted really recently.

    So happy for you! And yes, I’m a totally random babble reader 🙂 But still, happy!

  • Shelly R

    March 28, 2013 at 6:12 am

    Awwwww, Yay! This Brought Happy Tears To My Eyes For you.

  • Melissa F.

    March 28, 2013 at 6:02 am

    Oh wow!!!! I am so excited for your family. I wish you lots of luck in the next few months!!!! Just as a side note….on 3/7/13 I delivered my healthy little guy a year almost to the day of my miscarriage. It was kind if surreal and I felt such relief to have him finally arrive safe and sound. It by no means compares to your situation, but I so look forward to hearing about your little ones safe arrival and knowing the relief you will undoubtably feel. Sending lots of good wishes your way!

  • Noelle

    March 28, 2013 at 5:59 am

    Yay! Congrats! So excited for your family.

  • Bekah

    March 28, 2013 at 5:56 am

    Congratulations!!! What a blessing he is!

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