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Baby Lovett is A…

This weekend I revealed the gender of our baby to family and friends at my baby shower. Other than immediate family, no one really knew the sex and it turned out to be a fun way to keep my friends and cousins on their toes.

Of course everyone has their theories. Like, you’ve been craving sweets so it’s a boy. Or, you conceived on a full moon so it’s a girl. I just made that one up.

But yeah, people take one look at your stomach and suddenly they think they have x-ray vision. They knnooow.

Me? I just go on instincts. I was right about my nephew so I was one-for-one and thought I was on a roll. I was so certain TH and I were having a girl I was ready to tell the ultrasound technician, I know, when gender was revealed. Instead I couldn’t help but utter, really? When he told us…

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I was totally surprised, which was actually nice because that’s rare.

But what about my motherly instincts, I couldn’t help but think? Is there such a thing as fatherly instincts because TH was right. He called it and any time he’d say it was a boy, I’d roll my eyes.

I was already starting to scheme out a nursery for a girl. I was clueless as to what to do with a boy’s room.

But slowly the wheels starting turning and now I can’t even picture us starting with a girl. And if we have a girl next, well then she better like blue because they’ll most likely be sharing a room.

He’s an idea of the route I’m taking.

I wanted something kid appropriate but nothing too babyish. Something to grow into, if you will.

I first saw this wallpaper in our hotel room at the Soho Grand in New York a few years ago and when I was reunited with it, I knew it was the right choice. It’s a bunch of birds and serves as sort of a nod to the fact that my mother-in-law still calls TH baby bird.

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Wallpaper, blinds and built-in are up but for the most part, room is still pretty much full of things that need to be organized and furniture-less, most of which should be coming in this week.

I’m hoping to have it complete by mid October. It’ll be nice bringing baby home to a finished room.

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There’s Nora being dramatic.

It’s getting there though.

Happy Tuesday!

  1. Congratulations mama! I can’t wait to see your son (and learn his name)! I adore the nursery plan, especially the wallpaper. Good luck with the furniture!

  2. September 24, 2013

    Congrats, and I love the plan for the nursery!

  3. September 24, 2013

    so great seeing you yesterday!!! I wish I could comment here what I just texted you, but I think I will leave that excitement for texts. Either way, soooooo stinking exciting for your little boy! xoxo

  4. September 24, 2013

    btw – obsessed with Nora

  5. September 24, 2013

    It looks like a gorgeous start to your nursery 🙂

  6. September 24, 2013

    Congratulations! We are so happy for you and TH 🙂 Love that wallpaper!

  7. September 25, 2013

    Great choice of colors and decors, despite how sudden the plan had to change. Anyway, cheers to you both and the little guy!

  8. September 27, 2013

    Awesome! Did Nora kick Bams away from his spot?

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