Now We Are Four
I’m pretty sure that almost everyone we know is aware that Cat and I are expecting our second child. It’s an exciting time for sure but equally it’s making me, at least, slightly nervous. Sure we’ve got almost two years of looking after Chloë under our belts but every child is different and having two young kids to look after won’t be a walk in the park. Still, finding out that we were going to be having another girl really did fill me with joy. Both of us were hoping for two girls and to realise that dream is fantastic and ultimately I’m more excited than anything else when I really think about it.
I think I’m just trying to get myself ready for the step up from one kid to two which, I am told, can be quite a shock to the system. At the same time though I’m really looking forward to meeting this little girl and finding out who she is, what her personality is like and so on. That’s one of the things I’ve enjoyed the most about watching Chloë grow up and to be able to do it all again is really exciting! There’ll be heaps of adjustment for everyone and making sure Chloë is comfortable with these changes is going to be an interesting challenge. So far she’s aware that she’s going to be a big sister and that her baby sister is in mummy’s belly. What we don’t know is how she’ll react once the little one arrives and her parents attentions are oft diverted to the new born. I’m hopeful she’ll be very helpful and protective big sister but until things happen; who knows?
Anyway, not a long post and it’s been sitting as a draft for over a month, but yeah in essence change is coming, but I can’t wait!