Monday, March 23, 2009

5 kid club


We will be members sometime around Oct 21. We have kept the news to ourselves for about 8 weeks now (I'm 10 weeks along). We told the kids yesterday... and David just announced it on the radio (he's filling in for Dave Elswick). So, I guess you can say word is OUT. We've always told the world just as soon as we found out, but we didn't want to this time around. We know the timing is 'bad.' The economy is rough and no one has job security. I was trying to get my students ready for CPA and I didn't want anyone taking my "get it together, stop goofing off, and take this seriously" attitude as an "oh she's pregnant" frustration instead.
That, and this *is* #5... and yes, we *are* happy about it. It wasn't exactly planned, but neither were any of our other kids really. It is funny to me that I recently posted my "26 random things" list and #1 was "I always wanted 5 kids." I was not pregnant and had no intention of becoming pregnant. But, life is funny and God is good :) We're excited about another baby and we're glad that Elijah will have a sibling close in age. As it was, he would be going into the 7th grade when Isaac went off to college. We didn't like the thought of him spending that much time at home without a sibling. With the way the birthdays are, Elijah and 5 will be just 2 years apart in school if we hold Elijah back (May birthday... don't know for SURE that we will, but it is very possible).
The kids are very happy about it. Today #1 is 10. So, happy happy birthday to Abigail... the best daughter in the world :)
Here is a great site I found when Isaac was asking all about the baby's size. http://www.i-am-pregnant.com/pregnancy/calendar/week/10

10 comments:

Alex and Jill said...

I'm so happy for you guys and as you know...I love big families! :) Happy Birthday to Abigail!!

Jen said...

YEA - CONGRATULATIONS on your new blessing. Let's start an official mom of five club. You'll love it!! So thrilled to hear your news, and can't wait to see just how cute you'll be pregnant.

debbiearnn said...

Wow. And congratulations!

Happy Birthday to your Abigail.

Kelly said...

OH my gosh Becca - congratulations!!!!!!! You are so together and organized - you SHOULD have 5 kids! I never would have dreamed in college that you and David would have such a big family but I think it's wonderful! Mothering comes pretty natural to you I think! I think I would want a big family if we hadn't have started so late!
GREAT NEWS!!!! (The economy and finances and everything else will never seem perfect or good enough for having a child (1 or 5) so I think it's great!)
Hope you are feeling okay!

MK said...

YAY! Time for baby names again!!!

Congrats Mrs.Sanders!
Im bummed I won't get to see you grow next year!

jensoup said...

Congrats again.
Yes the women had 100% feedback,so I didnt read it-as most still wont. Now if you read it you'll see that many people made changes to there feedback saying they didnt receive there dolls,but she went in again under there post and said things like shipped,will have to file insurance claim and other lies. She was sending"finial" pics prior to suposedly shipping doll and requiring you to leave positive feedback if you were ok w/the pics,and stated you had to do this before she shipped.So she has 100% and you cant change a positive once you leave it...but I and another lady filed a manipulation claim to change our feedback to negative.Ebay is trying to help me but paypal are being jerks-they said I filed after 48 days and you havbe 45. I told them I tried sooner but it woulnt go through...I guess I just wait.Ohh but there still letting her sell by the way.

Kim said...

Congratulations and how exciting for you!

jensoup said...

some other lady emailed me yesterday and said ebay has been full of scams lately and they've been really bad about stopping them. I did leave a follow up to my feed back that said dont buy here she'll steal your $ like she did to us-watch out. she left under it that I ask for a refund on a custom order and paypal was in her favor...what a lier-but ebay removed her comment-How funny!She's been sending me threatening emails saying she's going to sue me for defimation of character-lol:)

Our really empty nest said...

BEcca, I just stumbled onto your blog and I really like it! Congrats on #5. My dream was always to have a large family, I am the oldest of 6, but God had other plans, and I love the two that I was blessed with. I will check back in on your progress! Sue

Amanda Cash Geidl said...

Yea!!!! I wondered when this was going to happen! So you're due right around the same time as three of my other friends. What IS it with people always having babies at the same time!?!?