Saturday, January 12, 2008

The Big Day

Since I have been berated by many of you over the waiting period to find out the sex of our baby, I am, as a gesture of good will, posting this tonight instead of tomorrow or Monday. You are welcome. :)


It's a....


BOY!!




We are thrilled! Just for the record, I was right. :) RR really thought he wanted a girl again b/c we love the Bean so much, but he was pretty overwhelmed w/ emotion when the ultrasound lady told us we were having a boy. We think we have decided on a name...we are saying that we're 99% sure, but there are a few others we're still mulling around on. But the main frontrunner is Harrison Grant Skinner. And we would call him Grant. RR thought that up all by himself! I would post an ultrasound pic, but honestly we didn't get many good ones. Plus I'm too lazy to scan it in.


Speaking of it's a boy, that's probably what the doctor was saying to RR's mom about 34 years ago...we celebrated RR's 34th b'day today. (What a great segue!!!) That's the reason we were waiting until today to tell my fam, since we were going to see them in person. Today was a perfect day for RR. He slept in a little bit (8:30 am...that's sleeping in nowadays), then I made him bacon, egg, and cheese biscuits. After getting ready, my family arrived, and we played w/ the kiddos for a bit b/f putting them down for naps. Once they got up, we ordered pizza for lunch and had cookie cake. Then all of us went to Recreation Station where the Big Kid (RR) played just as hard as the little ones. RR loves an arcade. Then we came home and put the Bean down for another nap, and RR watched football. He said it was a great day. :) The only thing that went wrong today was that the Bean got her first (and hopefully last!) bloody nose. She was running up an incline at Recreation Station and tripped. She was fine about 30 seconds after she fell and wanted to go play again, but we had to stop the bleeding. Hopefully her new outfit won't be ruined, but we're just glad she was ok! Here are some pics from today.





Our front door "announcement."



RR requested a cookie cake, and Publix did us up right w/ the icing! Yum!




The big kids playing air hockey. (My brother Drew beat RR, so did I later on!!)



Evan sliding down one of the many the blow-up thingies.

The Bean and Evan playing on the bouncy thing.

The Bean in my latest project. Not the most attractive pic of her, but it was the best I could get of the outfit.

9 comments:

Holly said...

Congratulations!!!! and Happy Birthday to Ray! I really like the name. I have taught some very nice kids named Harrison and Grant.

jess said...

meade is super pumped about his new bud in utero ;)

Haley said...

Congrats!! That is so exciting. I love the name too.

lauren said...

yea!!!! i woke up from a nap today and thought, i gotta check amanda's blog-lol! congratulations!

Peggy said...

congratulations! that's so exciting! glad your son looks healthy and I LOVE the name!

Dollar General said...

That's so exciting! You'll love having a boy! Thanks for letting us in!!

jessica said...

YAH! So excited for y'all! Love the name!!

Summer said...

Yea!! I'm so excited that you're having a boy!! Great name...sounds very presidential!!

katie said...

welcome to the world of boys... they are amazing! congrats to you both!!