GIRL!!! I knew it, I knew it, I knew it! Even though I envisioned a boy I just knew we were having a girl. The wives tales proved correct with this little nut in that I have been a hormonal wreck and everything has seemed different from Little C's pregnancy.
I'm excited to have a daughter but I fear that having a girl comes with a different set of responsibilities. In this day and age there are so many awful things out there that I will want to protect her from. There is no longer a lasting sense of innocence with children (boys or girls) and I will want to protect that too! I will want to make sure she is surrounded by as many positive female role models as possible. Then there are the hormones, the teenage years and I cringe at the thought of her hating me some day.
But as my friend K pointed out, there are so many fun years before they break away and "hate" their mommies. There will be a time when we are best buds and super close. I get to buy cute girl clothes and enjoy decorating her nursery. I get to be open and honest with her and pass along all of my wisdom I've gathered from my life experiences. HA! God help her!
Will she want to be a dancer like I was? Will she be more into sports? Will she simply love and adore her big brother and vise verse? Little C looks a lot like me, will P-Nut take on Hubby's good looks? So many fun things lie ahead. I admit the unknown is always a bit hard for me and although I am a teensy bit nervous, I'm also looking forward to meeting my baby girl.
I have a daughter.
:: tearing up ::