(This picture is actually from last Thursday at Maggie’s end of year picnic with her class. I’m always a little sad when another year of preschool ends. Maggie keeps asking if she’s going to school, I don’t think she understands the summer break concept very well!)
We are over halfway through our wait to meet you! As of Wednesday, the pregnancy is 24 weeks along. Even as I type this I can feel you wiggling and jumping in my tummy. I never get used to it; it’s always exciting to feel you move. I felt a little sick at the very beginning with you, for about 3 weeks. But since then I have felt pretty good! Sometimes I don’t sleep so great (but that is mostly due to your big sister waking up so much!). For a while I wanted to eat tacos pretty much everyday. Then I wanted asian food. I have LOVED salt and vinegar chips and mustard for the whole pregnancy so far. At the 17 week ultrasound I had to get up and move so much to get you to move around; it was really funny.
Your name, Willa, is one that I had never heard of until recently but your dad and I agreed, as he put it, that it just sounded like your name. He said, “it resonates”. (We’re still working on your middle name.)
You have a big brother and sister who could not be more excited about you. Seriously. I don’t think there was ever a pair of siblings more thrilled to have a new baby in the family.
I’ve started to think about planning your room and getting it all ready. I have a feeling that this summer is going to fly by and you will be with us before we know it.