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May 25th, 2012, 09:50 PM
Mollyjayne's Avatar Super Mommy
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While we were out walking the dog I said "hey wanna hear some news?"
And she said "Sure"
I said "it's kind of big"
And she said "I'm listening."
So I said remember how I said one day you might get a brothe for sister? Well you are and it will be here in october or November.
She whined a little saying Aawww I told you I didn't want one!
And I explained how it wasn't her choice. And she was like how did it get in there? Well I know how but who put it there? And I said now who do you think... Soon she was asking questions her biggest worry was "what if it's bad?" I told her. Of to worry about that and about the ultrasound scheduled for the 14tg of June and she wants to go to that.ater she asked if I would need help and I said she didnt have to help if she didn't want to. And she asked well what if I want to? It went far better than expected.

Now what to say... If anything to my ex husband....
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May 25th, 2012, 09:56 PM
mrs.wagner.10's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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YAY!! I am so happy for you!! When it comes to the ex you will know the right time to say something!! I am so glad DD took it so well!! I hope she gets excited for you!

7 lbs 7 oz 21" 11/4/12 2:11 pmThank you Kiliki for my amazing Siggy!!!
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May 26th, 2012, 05:49 AM
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I'm so happy she took it well! Telling those older kids is so hard because they know what having a baby brother/sister entails. I'm glad you found a good time to speak to her - it seemed like good timing

As for the ex, I can't begin to advise as to when to tell, but I think you will know when the right time is.

Thank you Katie (.:Shortcake:.) for my beautiful siggy!!

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May 26th, 2012, 06:38 AM
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Glad she took it well!! I am sure that is a weight off your shoulders!!

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May 26th, 2012, 07:07 AM
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Glad it went well!

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May 26th, 2012, 08:49 AM
newserenity's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Glad it went okay! As far as the ex goes I'm sure your DD will tell him or he will notice when you start showing.
Michelle, Wife to Sean & Mommy to three sweet girls and one little boy!

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May 26th, 2012, 12:38 PM
Nicole1481's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Im glad it went well and Im not even concerned about telling my X. Im sure after I tell my kids, they will tell him.

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May 26th, 2012, 12:48 PM
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Glad she took it well

eli grey [9.15.10]
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forever loving our best girl, finley [born still 10.30.11]
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May 26th, 2012, 07:11 PM
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