Monday, June 16, 2014

It's a.....GIRL!!!!!!!!

We decided we wanted to find out the gender of Baby Number Four. We just couldn't wait! We loved being surprised with the boys, and we loved finding out with Madeline, so we knew it was a true win-win. This time around, now that the kids are a little older and more aware of what's going on, we really wanted to bring them into the fold and help them feel like they know "our baby" before the big arrival.

So we asked the doctor during our perinatal ultrasound (the wonderful benefits of being a year over 35!) to write it down. Rob drove the mysterious little slip of paper straight to the bakery (it was sealed in an envelope), and Sendik's created a very special cake for us. Chocolate frosting on the outside.

But would the frosting on the inside be pink or blue?

We all got ready to cut the cake at the same time, while Rob captured it on video. John started just a little early, so I closed my eyes while we counted to three. And it was a......


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