Miriam’s going to be a big sister again

My prediction accuracy rate has taken a whopping 25% plunge today.
Yeah, you read that right. I was wrong; it isn’t a boy.

Woo hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I brought Miriam to the doctor’s office with me so she got to see her baby on the little TV, and she was the first to find out she was having a sister. She even got a picture to bring home! Turns out my estimated due date is correct, November 20, and everything measures perfectly for almost 20 weeks. The baby looks perfect.

When we got home from the doctor’s, we were all hungry for lunch, so I told the girls I was making macaroni. Miriam was not satisfied with that arrangement, preferring peanut butter and jelly. So I told her, “Miriam, as long as I am the one making your lunch, you will have what I make. I am not going to make peanut butter and jelly, I’m making macaroni.” So she pouted for a minute and then cheerfully said to me, “Okay, Mom! I will make peanut butter and jelly.”

No kidding. She got everything out of the refrigerator herself, took out two slices of bread, and made her first sandwich. I had to snap some photos of the occasion. (I refused to help her because I was busy cooking. She didn’t mind – she was very proud of the fact that she was busy cooking, too. She made a point to tell Jireh about it.)

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21 Responses to Miriam’s going to be a big sister again

  1. Congratulations are in order. Glad to hear the baby looks perfect. What more could you ask. ;o) Miriam, once again we are impressed.

  2. I CAN’T BELIEVE IT! i really thought you were pulling my leg.
    Congratulations. I’m so excited to have a new niece. Send her this message, “Auntie Leah loves you, baby girl!!”
    xxxooo

  3. Anonymous says:

    WOW! Congrats!!! So…….name?I think I’d like to hire Miriam as a mothers helper! Its soo great that she is sooo capable already, A blessing for you indeed, especially with this new little girl on the way

  4. yea!!!  congrats!  wonder who this one will look like?  🙂

  5. Cecemines says:

    Wow!!  another baby girl…I love to see God’s people multiplying. 

  6. melsevcik says:

    Congratulations!!!  I thought boy too from the doppler reading.  You are not even a month behind me, I am at 22.5 weeks right now.  I did put a ticker on my banner just for you.     

  7. MaMaMollisa says:

    How great is she!  I am becoming a huge Miriam fan.  🙂 
    Congrats on having another girl!  YAY!

  8. holliep says:

    Yay for baby girls! Soren is going to be sooo spoiled being the only brother.

  9. Momof2js says:

    Well, I detect a trend, upset only by the handsome Soren.  Congrats on both your new daughter and her perfectness.  May it continue (into adulthood, ha ha).

  10. Akialuz says:

    I love baby girls!  But boys NEED boys.  so next time!!  ;o)

  11. yeah, you need a boy; otherwise you get a Jed.
    wait, Jed’s perfect.
    Soren’ll be fine.
    all those tickers make me laugh!! you little bunny, you.
    xo

  12. joyandryan says:

    Little girls are the best!!  Congratulations!  RYC:  No, I actually didn’t even attempt to try on my wedding dress.  It barely fit on my wedding day, much less eight years later.  LOL

  13. MilaGrin84 says:

    congrats Sarah 🙂

  14. Anonymous says:

    Miriam… Congratulations (I guess?) on another little girl. So, how much did the Hodges net last night ?

  15. I command that you have her on my birthday. lol

  16. nkweiss says:

    Congrats, Sarah! I can’t help but be bias to loving little girls.

  17. Anonymous says:

    what a big girl!congrats!!

  18. smk1979 says:

    Congrats!!! Another girl!! November is a great birthday month!  That is Ella’s b’day!  I called her our turkey baby!  So much to be thankful for…

  19. bubbelcat says:

    Congratulations!  Reading your posts makes me really miss being pregnant, well almost really miss it.

  20. Congrats!!! Awww, precious sandwich maker. lol

  21. sunlesssea says:

    Congrats! Three girls, wow. I wonder who she’ll look like, since all your children look decidedly like either you or Dave.

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