Exciting News!!!!!!


It’s official! We’re having a baby!
The past month I felt pregnant…
but 2 negative pregnancy tests made me feel like I was just crazy.
I felt how I did when I was pregnant with sienna and
I felt bloaty and my tummy getting bigger.I’ve been going to the gym almost every day…
but now that I know it’s a BABY HUMAN making it big, it all makes more sense. haha.
I seriously felt like I was going crazy.
We found out on St. Patrick’s Day.
We were in Baltimore for my cousin’s wedding.
I was a bridesmaid..and we were at the rehearsal dinner and I could not get over the fact that my stomach was sticking out so much!! Ben laughs at me because back at the hotel I was like “BEN!..get in here…look at this!!”…and he did the ‘YEP. that looks different face.’
So he ran down the street in the city the next morning so I could take a test.
And when it came back positive we were like AH!..YAY!!!!!..AH!.. :)


We are so excited..and I think the craziest part about about being pregnant is, and even though we’ve experienced this twice before, it’s still hard to imagine their little faces..and personalities…but once they arrive, you can’t imagine life without them!
We keep joking this one is going to be a red head. ;)
Sophie and Sienna are sooo excited!
Sophie the most. she really gets it this time.
It’s so fun seeing her experience it with us!
When we told the girls we video taped it…here it is…..
**NOTE TO SELF: If you want to keep something a
secret, till the right time to announce it, don’t tell your 3.5 yr old………….**
Luckily people weren’t listening when she said “mommy has a baby in her belly!” the first time. haha. But at the right time we had her tell our immediate family in the hotel room! it was fun being all together when we shared the news.
***the best part of the video is when Sophia
asks how the baby got in my belly…..haha.

The girls are so sweet with my bump.
If I am on the couch they come over and lay their head on it..or give it a kiss.
Sophia talks to the baby all the time..just chatting away.
telling it she is going to change it’s diapers and walk it around. 
We asked her what we should name the baby and her first response was boy. hahah.
I think that sienna is hopeful that is a boy purely so she doesn’t have to deal with sophie dressing her up like a prince. ;)
Ben has been calling himself the baby whisperer.
Because for the past month he told me I was pregnant (even with the negative tests)
He called it both times with the girls too. His ego is huge right now with his baby guessing talent. He also is guessing it’s a boy.
It’s funny.. I told ben, the first thing people are going to ask us
is if we are trying for a boy…and I was right! haha.
Of course we would be so excited if we had a boy.. but 3 girls?!? so fun!
(I’m going to re-read this post during their high school years)
Obvsiouly..we don’t really have a choice on the matter. ;)
And we are just excited to have a number 3!
Sienna is officially a big sister too!
she already has been feeling less baby and more toddler the past month or so.. it’s crazy!
I love this age though. (1.5) Although she is into EVERYTHING..
she is also INTO everything..loving life and mommy and daddy. :)
I love the snuggles. my belly gets them a lot now. this baby is going to be loved.
they are smooching, singing, talking and hugging on it already! ;)

Praying for a healthy and happy
baby & pregnancy!
Let me know if any of you are expecting..
would love to share the journey with you!
My girls are already taking this big sister role very seriously…
I need to work on my swaddling. a little rusty. ;)


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  • Angelica
    March 23, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    Congratulations! The pictures are gorgeous! xx

  • Jeremy and Megan
    March 23, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    What a fun post!! I love all the pictures you took and a video for the girls (and next baby) to see when they are older!! CONGRATS to you, your hubby and family!! Wishing you a healthy and happy pregnancy!! :)

  • Francine
    March 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Congratulations!!!!! So exciting! Hope you’re feeling well! :)

  • Jenn
    March 23, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Oh yay, Congratulations! Blessings to you and your beautiful family!

  • KK
    March 23, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Oh Natalie!!! I’m so excited for you!!! I’m praying for a baby girl…SO FUN!!

  • Meg
    March 23, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    LOVE this, Sophie cracks me up! can’t wait to talk baby with you next weekend :-)

  • Jen M
    March 23, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    Squeeee!!! YAY for you all!!!! I love that Sophie came up with her own conclusion–the angel put the baby in mommy’s belly!

  • Megan
    March 23, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Congratulations :) We have 3 girls and people always say oh I guess trying for a boy didn’t work. We never tried fir a boy, just a healthy baby. Our girls arec5 years, 23 months and 4 months….and it’s so fun (and full of little girl drama haha) Wishing your beautiful family the best!!

  • Laura@Cowboy Boots
    March 23, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    woohoo

    I’m sooo excited for y’all…..

    yea…someone else is preggers with me!! i like sharing baby bump stories!!

    here’s to healthy happy fun pregnancy!

  • oneilfamily
    March 23, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Congrats Natalie! What a blessing! It gets better every time!

  • Angie
    March 23, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    I am over the moon thrilled for you! How fun! Congrats! You look amazing!

  • Sarah
    March 23, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Congratulations! The pics are so adorable! My birthday is in November, too!

  • Natasha
    March 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    Natalie!!!! CONGRATULATIONS! This made me so excited. This definitely calls for a muffin celebration! :) I hope you are well! You are already and outrageously cute Mommy and now pregnant Mommy!!

  • Angelique
    March 23, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS sweet friend!!! I’m so excited for you and your precious family :) Keep us posted on all the baby updates! xo PS- ADORABLE POST!

  • ECoop
    March 23, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Oh how joyous! Congratulations! I’m gonna pin some of your sweet pics

  • Cristie Ripley
    March 23, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    Congrats! Happy for you guys. Post lots of pics along the way :-)

  • Katie
    March 23, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Adorable! Congrats! Each baby is such a blessing no matter if they are the first or the third! ;)

    Katie
    Building a House of Love

  • BronsonBloopers
    March 23, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    Congrats! I’m so happy for you!

    http://bronsonbloopers.blogspot.com

  • Christine
    March 23, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Congrats to you what a cute little baby bump! I absolutely loved being pregnant…kinds sad I won’t experience it again most likely…4 little girls is plenty for us! Blessings to you!

  • Kellie
    March 23, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Congratulations, Natalie! What a blessing! I’m expecting, too- at the end of October. (I’m not sure if you remember me, but I met you once at Nicole’s Saint Valentine’s party.) Hope to meet up with you and your girls again sometime soon!

  • Mrs. Howard
    March 23, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Congratulations!! Soo exciting!!

  • Elizabeth
    March 23, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    I am so excited for you!!! Congratulations :)

  • Jazmyn Alexandria
    March 23, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    Aww yay that’s really exciting! Congrats! :)

    Love, Jazmyn

  • Jen @ RamblingRenovators
    March 23, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Aww, huge congratulations to you!!! Look at you with that cute baby bump. Yay for big sisters!

  • Natalia
    March 23, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    Congratulations!

  • Becky
    March 23, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Congrats! How exciting. I just celebrated my daughter’s 1st birthday on St. Patrick’s Day. Special day. =)

  • Jenn @ Coolest Family on the Block
    March 24, 2012 at 12:30 am

    Congratulations, Natalie! So exciting :) I just had a baby boy 6 weeks ago!

    (And your bump is absolutely adorable…I always look like I swallowed a school bus!)

  • Evelien
    March 24, 2012 at 3:29 am

    Congratulations!! What a nice time to be pregnant, with spring in the air :)
    Now I want a baby too!! Hahaha :)
    Enjoy your pregnancy :)

  • Amber
    March 24, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Congrats on #3! How exciting

  • Christy
    March 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    Big congratulations to you & your family!! How exciting to have another miracle to welcome into this world.

  • Ashley
    March 25, 2012 at 7:09 pm

    Congatulations!! How exciting! I am pregnant with #4 due October 1! And OMG, I hear you about not telling little ones the “secret”…my 5 year old totally blurted it to my parents the second we reached their door – so much for the surprise! haha

  • LB's mom
    March 26, 2012 at 6:01 am

    YAY!!!! Natalie, I am soooo happy for you! I had a feeling that the announcement was coming based on your pinterest selections!

    We are also expecting! #2 is set to arrive in Spetember. We told Sari and she too is providing hours of enjoyment as she asks questions (is the baby all wrapped in a blanket in your belly?) and hugs, pats, kisses, etc, the belly. Can’t wait to see both our families grow!

    Love, Alex

  • toria
    March 26, 2012 at 8:41 am

    congratulations! i loved all of the pictures you took to document this moment! heres to a great pregnancy!!

  • Liz Pulice
    March 26, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    Congrats! Such exciting news:) I’m 36 weeks right now with our second, so as I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy I’ll enjoy reading through your journey and that cute little bump!

  • Brooke Marie
    March 26, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    CONGRATS!! sooo exciting! I have a red-head little boy. Maybe that’s what you will get ;)

  • Candace
    April 2, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Congratulations!!!

  • Mrs. Rodriguez
    April 12, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    Congrats on the baby! Can I ask what program you are using to put your pictures together. Its beautiful.

  • Little stay at home momma
    April 22, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Uggg. Congrats. I’m super behind. Love love all the pictures and I hope you guys have three little girlies… ;) I can’t wait for my #3 chica coming soooon.

  • Amanda @MommyMandy
    April 26, 2012 at 11:41 am

    your photos are adorable! Congrats on baby #3! Yes, you will hear from everyone if you were trying for a boy. We just had our 3rd daughter 7 weeks ago, now we hear from everyone if we will try for a 4th and hope for a boy. Yes, we will probbaly try for #4 but boy or girl.. it doesn’t matter. Healthy baby matters! Enjoy your pregnancy!

  • Benjamin
    April 27, 2012 at 12:12 am

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  • thegavitts
    April 27, 2012 at 12:14 am

    I just started reading your blog and say you are due Nov 2012. I am also due Nov 2012. I also have 2 girls. My Daughter, SIENNA will be 4 May 2 and my other daughter Peyton is now 15 months. I thought it was too cool that you have a 3.5 and a 1.5 year old (named SIENNA). Great name!! Best of luck with your pregnancy. I love your blog!

  • Claire
    June 5, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    Congratulations! I just found your blog via the Blanqi site since I, too, am pregnant with baby #3 and am in major need of some extra support! My little ones will be 4 in September and 2 in June and this baby is also due in November. Your blog is wonderful!

  • Meggie
    June 6, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Expecting my 1st November 4th :) A girl!