Friday, August 20, 2010

Lovely Ledbetter Ladies!

Well I guess I can really say that we are the Lovely Ledbetter Ladies! Our sweet new baby in my belly is a GIRL! We are going to have 3 little girls! I seriously cannot believe it! I actually had a slight feeling this one was a boy haha. I don't know if it was from everyone saying they hope and wish it was a boy for Tyler or what. I didn't really feel different then I did with the girls minus the whole getting my appendix out. I have felt great and am thankful to have had a smooth pregnancy so far. I really did want a boy for Tyler b/c I knew how bad he wanted one but hey what can you do! At least he makes some pretty dang cute little girls if I say so myself!
I'll explain the story on how we found out earlier then we were originally going to.
As some of you know Tyler's grandma passed away a couple days ago. She was an amazing women that I will never forget! I can only hope that this new baby girl has some of Grandma Ledbetter in her. If you ever met her I highly doubt you will ever forget her! She will be greatly missed but we know she is in a better place now.
We are actually headed to WA in 1 week from today to be home for her service and will be home for 2 weeks. We are very excited to be going home but of course the circumstances arn't what we hoped our reasoning for going back home would be. It will be great to be around family though and have us all together!
Well...I was suppose to be getting my ultrasound done on the 3rd of September but since we will be back home in WA I had to reschedule and they cant get me in until the 17th of September. I was willing to wait to find out what we were having until then but Tyler said I want to find out now! I would be 22 weeks by then. So I found a place in Honolulu that does the gender determination ultrasounds and the 3D ultrasounds and called to make an appt. They said they had one available for today at 11am so we took it and went this morning! I was 18 weeks yesterday so I knew the baby was big enough to see it's baby parts and that they probably wouldn't be hard to miss. It was so amazing to see the baby! She is a very active little girl haha. The women who was doing the ultrasound kept saying how much she was moving around. She was trying to find out if she was a boy or girl and was being wiggly but when she went over it the first time I said I think its a girl. Tyler even said when she did that he knew it was a girl. I feel like once you know what a girl part looks on the ultrasound its hard to miss haha. We both knew it was a girl at that point and the tech said oh yeah thats a girl! Those are defintely girl parts. Tyler said "wow I just can't make boys can I!? I guess god wants me to have girls" and I think he's right! We are just that special that we get 3 little princesses!
So that is the story! We are very excited for this baby and will be patiently awaiting HER debut!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Felt the flutter

So a couple days ago I thought I might have felt the baby move but I wasn't sure. I felt both the girls really early, even before 16 weeks. Well Friday night I was sitting down and really paying attention and I totally felt the flutter! And I have felt it every day since! It's a pretty awesome feeling knowing that it's the baby moving!
All it feels like right now is just a tiny flick but I am excited for the baby to get bigger and for Tyler and I to be able to see and feel from the outside.
I am REALLY excited that Tyler will get to see and feel my belly when I am REALLY big and pregnant. He was deployed when I was around 30 weeks with each of the girls so thats all he felt up to. I am excited for him to watch and feel my belly when it moves in crazy ways and all you girls that have been pregnant you know how crazy your belly can move haha.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Preschool

Lily had her first day of preschool on base this past Tuesday! She was very excited to go and I was very excited to drop her off. Not b/c I want a break from her but b/c I know how smart she is and how bored she has been at home all day. The girl needs to be stimulated! The only way I can explain Lily is well she's just Lily! She never stops talking, she is very emotional, she gets an attitude and I promise once you meet her you will be able to tell her scream/cry out of any of the other kids haha. I LOVE LILY! She is something else sometimes but she's Lily and I love her!
The teacher said she did really good at school and that she was very friendly which I expected b/c she is so good at playing with other kids. She is not shy at all and can play with anyone. Right when I dropped her off she walked in, sat down next to another little girl and started coloring. I was like ummm ok! See you later!? The only not so good thing was she told the teacher she was getting sleepy towards the end and that she was hungry. They had peaches and cottage cheese for a snack which I guess was not a hit for any of the kids. Since her school is from 1-5pm I figured by the time I picked her up she would be a little tired and hungry since we eat dinner shortly after that. Today I need to put in a transfer for her to try and get her into the morning preschool. They have such a long waiting list that we took what we could and they told us once we got in to put in for a transfer since the wait when your already going there isnt as long. So hopefully the wait isnt to bad.