Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Our second child

It has been no secret that Steve and I would love another boy. Steve picked out Brandon's name in an agreement that I would get to pick out our second child's name. I've been holding onto this name for two years, waiting to have a baby to give it to. The name, of course, is for a boy. Our toys and clothes are for a boy. Our personalities are suited for a boy.

So today, at our 20-week appointment, we anxiously waited to hear that our next baby is also a boy. If it isn't, I would be faking a sonogram like Miranda did in Sex and the City. I brought all of my testosterone with me - both Steve and Brandon; I stacked the deck in our favor. And the ultrasound tech got a good look at our littlest one and announced that it is, indeed a boy.

Holden Paul will be here in twenty more weeks. My baby has an identity that has been long awaiting his arrival. I feel like I already know him. He is my sweet second boy. A bit less adventurous and more quiet than Brandon, I presume. Yet funny and loving and smart. He will be here soon, in my arms at last, this second boy I've been hoping for since I was a young child. My dream of having two boys is reality now.


Sarah Anne said...

We are so happy for you guys! I'm glad you're having boys to balance out our girls :)

Donna Boucher said...

I am very happy for you!!! Holden is a fabulous name for your little boy #2.