Saturday, October 30, 2010

The Fetal FAQ

Having a baby changes everything, so people have lots of questions. Here are the answers to most frequently asked questions we've had the past week.

When are you due?

June 23rd.

How far along are you?

A whopping 6 weeks.

How long were you trying? Was it an 'oops'?

Not an oops; quite intentional. Though we only tried for a total of one month.

Do you want a boy or a girl?

Neither one of us has any strong feelings. We wanted a girl both times with Jordan and Carter, so you see how well wishful thinking works. Now that we've been specializing in boys for 7 years, I'm very worried about relearning how to parent a girl, not to mention the extra expenses that girls create over their lifetime.

Does this mean you're buying a house?

No. Still can't afford it. We're getting close though; one or two more stable years should do it. We will have to move from our tiny apartment though. Hooray!

Why so long in between kids? Were you planning on raising separate families?

First of all, I don't think a five year interval is that long. We neither prevented or tried to have kids the past 5 years. I guess it just wasn't time. Cynthia finally got baby hungry enough that I couldn't ignore it any longer.

Any names picked out?

We've had a boy name picked out for years now, but Jordan told us that he thinks it sounds "evil". Hmmpf. As for a girly name, no...we haven't found one we both like.

Does TLC (The Lovely Cynthia) have more marathon plans?

Heh. No. I think a half was enough for her.


  1. Peter, you crack me up! Thank you for answering all the questions I have been wondering about. I'm really excited for you guys!

  2. Congrats, Cynthia!! That's awesome!

  3. Wow...people ask some personal questions...but thanks for sharing! :) My bio-kids are 4 and 5 years apart, respectively. I never wanted another baby until the baby wasn't a baby anymore, you know? We are so excited for you guys! Please keep us posted with baby bump shots! ♥ Patty

  4. I'm surprised about the comment about waiting 'so long' between kids - I don't think it's THAT long! So, what's the evil boy name??? The suspense is killing me!

  5. I think you guys should have another boy, just to round out all the boy cuteness in your fam. I'm convinced a girl would only add gorgeousness and who really wants that? Congratulations guys!

  6. Congrats! That's so exciting. I can't beleive Cynthia ran a half being pregnant. WOW!!