Sunday, January 18, 2009

all she wanted for christmas.....

...was to know the gender of her new grandchild.

 

as you all know, we have been withholding the gender of our new baby as our little secret. it wasn't just withheld from you, my dear friends. oh no! we didn't even tell anyone in our families. mitch and i, as well as our girls, are the only ones who have known.  that was until christmas day.

 

when asked what she wanted for christmas all my mom would say is, "i want to know if it's a girl or a boy!" that really was all that she wanted! sounds easy enough and she fully expected to get what she wanted. however, i was not so sure. it wasn't until christmas eve when mitch and i climbed, exhausted, into bed that we decided to leave a little something in her stocking to clue her in.

 

i stood ready to capture the moment on film. apparently, it wasn't a good enough clue because she pulled it out of her stocking and set it on the couch. i had to draw her attention back to the object. and then it clicked! (sorry mom, i know how much you don't like your picture being taken):

mom bow

 

can you see what she is holding in her hand? it might be a little hard to tell what it is. let me help you out a little:

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                         pink bow

 

so, there you have it!

 

and...... my mom got all that she wanted for christmas! merry christmas mom!

22 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Zowie! Congratulations! I'm so excited for you! I love the pink bow, and I'm so glad your mom got what she wanted for Christmas.

I'm so happy for you guys, and it's ABOUT TIME YOU SHARED THE NEWS!

Now...how about a name?

Kristi said...

Yippee - if you do it well, why not one more? I'm so excited for you - you should introduce your girls to Philip and Patricia's 4 boys!! :) Thanks for finally sharing!

hoalawman said...

Mitch, Nic will tell you that it can be survived. And the benefits are worth it!

Kara said...

Congrats on the baby GIRL! How exciting!!

Bridget said...

Yeah for you! Congrats!! 4 girls will be very fun! Thanks for telling us.

Amanda D said...

How fun! Good luck with everything!

Ilene said...

Congratulations! The world definitely needs another little girl in the world; especially when your daughters come out so stinking adorable.

jessica said...

What a sweet way to tell your mom...so simple...so perfect!

Congratulations! Another beautiful girl! Maybe we can hook her up with Camden in oh...say...twenty one years!

Amanda said...

That's wonderful! Congrats! I think it's so fun to have girls! Don't get me wrong, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my boys! But there's just something about a girl . . . I told Brandon that I NEED another girl. We'll see what the future brings!

Grace said...

congratulations Mahina!! Girls are so sweet! And I imagine if she is like your other 3 she will be a angel. Best of luck in the upcoming weeks

Grace

Sarah said...

Congrats!!

Remember how I told you about my brother and sister-in-law who have 7 girls. WEll she is pregnant again and guess what? It's a boy. go figure!

ashley said...

congrats. you got all the clothes right? that was a sweet christmas present for your mom! i am impressed that you could keep it a secret, no way i could do that if i knew!

Erika said...

Another girl! How exciting!!!
Congratulations!!!
Did you get the package from me yet?

Mandy said...

WooHoo!! Isaak will have a hot hawaiian girlfriend! I just knew our babies were kissing ;) Congratulations I can't wait to see pictures of her. Thank you for finally sharing it was killing me not knowing.

Melissa-Mc said...

Well, I have 4 boys so we could go into the wilderness together and marry them all off :)

Congratulations!!! Please post as soon as you get any action. So exciting.

Darilyn said...

My heart is doing a little happy dance right now. 4 girls? That is great! Just like Little Women. I love that book and movie. You are splendid parents and I can't wait to see your new little one.

Danielle said...

FOUR GIRLS!!! That is so fun. They will be such wonderful friends. I hope you are planning on building at least 4 bathrooms in your new house. (Or buying ear plugs.)

Lauren in GA said...

Congrats, to you!!!!!!!!! I think that is a pink baby girl bow, right? So fun to have such beautiful, sweet, girls!

Tonya said...

Yay another girl! I love that you broke down and gave your Mom her wish for Christmas. Thanks for weakening your stance and sharing with us all. See, isn't it more fun to have it out in the open?

Becca said...

Congrats! That's wonderful. Only 3 more weeks! Yay

Michal said...

yay! malia told me the secret at christmastime. (i hope that doesn't get her in trouble.) and i haven't breathed a word. you are already such a great mom to girls (and make such gorgeous girls) that this is reason to celebrate.

Emily said...

Yeah a girl! This is the year for girls! Everyone I know is having a girl! When is your due date? I hope you are feeling good. Congratulations!