Monday, July 22, 2013

"There's a Baby in Mommy's Tummy!!!!"

Yesterday as we were sitting in the car waiting for Paul to get a couple of things at the store before we went on our picnic I found my cell phone and called my mom, catching her before she left for church.  As we chatted a voice from the back seat rang out at a yell, hopeful that Nani might hear her:

"There's a baby in Mommy's tummy!!!!" she shouted.

I ignored her.

"There's a baby in Mommy's tummy!!!!!!!!!!!!! the words came again, louder.

I continued to talk giving her a look and shaking my head.

"My Mommy is PREGNANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" this was even louder.

I stopped.  

"No there isn't!"  I finally said and then explained the conversation that was happening to Nani who laughed.

Once I was off the phone and we were driving to the zoo I asked her to tell Daddy what she'd said.  

"I said there's a baby in Mommy's tummy."

"And why did you say that?"  I asked.

"Because you're pregnant."  She said in a matter of fact tone.

"But I'm not.  Why did you say I'm pregnant?"  I continued.

"Because there's a baby in YOUR TUMMY!"  she responded.

It was almost impossible to argue with the sort of circular logic that followed since she was adamant and didn't believe that there wasn't (was it that full red skirt I was wearing?).  More likely it was her extremely wishful thinking.  

Because let's face it.  Patrick is trying to stand up.  He won't sit still while she holds him.  Sometimes he allows a kiss from his biggest sister, but other times he screeches and squirms to get down on the floor to be on his way...  Baby fever continues to infect the kids in the family... and Sadie's got it bad...


  1. sweet wishes. i have a lil girl who announces my pregnancies before i ever do.

  2. This post made me smile :) I think Sadie and our 4 year old Abby would get along famously. Just this morning she told me, "Your tummy looks bigger today, You are pregnant, yay!" Our youngest is 4 months old. I guess losing the baby weight is not going as well as I thought!


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