When we found out we were having twins, Lisa offered to make baby quilts for our two littles. Since I’ve wanted to learn how to sew and quilt for a while now, I figured this would be a good time for me to kick start the training process. I don’t think I’ll be doing much of the actual sewing part just yet, but more of the cutting, planning, watching, and learning along the way. Baby steps for baby quilts!
I’ll keep it brief since I’ve kept you waiting long enough. Thanks for being patient with us as we waited for the snail mail to run its course to family members across the country. I’ll start with our cooperative little, Baby B. We’ve known this little one’s gender since December. And that gender is…
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Adoption isn’t easy.
For us, adopting isn’t just about adding children to our family. We believe that God calls us to care for orphans (Isaiah 1:17, James 1:27), and we believe that these easily overlooked embryonic orphans are made in the image of God (Genesis 1:27, Psalm 139:13-16).
Well, our little Baby A finally uncrossed those legs! That’s right, we know both Baby A and Baby B’s gender now!
We thought it would be fun to have a gender reveal party to announce our littles’ genders, but since all our family live so far away that wasn’t really a good option for us. So, we sent out little homemade scratch-and-reveal cards to our family so they could still have the element of surprise!
We have decided to wait about a week or so to ‘officially’ announce whether our babies are he(s), she(s), or one of each, just to make sure everyone has enough time to check their snail mail. But in the meantime, why not have a little fun with some old wives’ tales and let’s hear your guesses!
The Tale: If you’re carrying high it’s a girl, if you’re carrying low it’s a boy! (High)