We’re Having a Baby!

I am very excited to share some major personal news with you this morning…

We’re expecting a baby! He or she will be arriving this winter in December. I am so looking forward to becoming a mom and meeting our little babe in six months. Kevin and I feel over the moon to be having a healthy pregnancy so far, and to become a family of three later this year.

Since confirming my pregnancy back in early April, we’ve been keeping the news mum beyond telling our families. Hearing our baby’s heartbeat for the first time at 7 weeks was nothing short of surreal and totally incredible. For the most part, I’ve had a calm and smooth first trimester — feeling very thankful, happy, but tired. The exhaustion I felt was real!

Now being 14+ weeks along, I’ll be opening up more about the first trimester, whether we’re finding out our baby’s gender, symptoms/cravings, traveling internationally during early pregnancy (I was 9-10 weeks during our recent trip to Europe), thoughts on becoming a mom, etc. I’m thinking a Q&A style post might be fun…! What do you think? Let me know in the comments section, on Instagram, or by email if you have any questions or topics of interest.

Sharing this news with you finally feels so good. Since beginning this blog six years ago — I can’t believe it’s been that long — I’ve documented many different personal experiences and life milestones. This one feels like the best one yet. Thank you for your love and support during this brand new exciting chapter. ♡

Items Pictured

Letterboard (Amazon) | Stuffed Animal (Jellycat) | Striped Onesie (Carter’s) | Alphabet Wood Blocks (Uncle Goose)

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  1. Sara Albertson wrote:

    Oh my gosh, congratulations! I’ve been following your blog for awhile and am so happy to hear this news! May you continue to have a happy healthy pregnancy!

    Posted 6.20.19 Reply
  2. Minka wrote:

    Congratulations! How much fun this will be to follow along with you!

    Posted 6.20.19 Reply
  3. Allyson T. wrote:

    Such exciting news! I’m also due this winter (November) and can’t wait to follow along and see your posts!

    – Allyson

    Posted 6.20.19 Reply
  4. Sadie R. wrote:

    Such happy news!! Congratulations, Laura!

    Posted 6.21.19 Reply

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