Our appointment went well. Abigail's heart was beating strong, I'm gaining weight (which I could easily guess!). Hopefully she is taking on some of that weight gain. ;) And today we're 29 weeks pregnant. Less than 10 weeks until we meet our sweet little girl.
When we got home this afternoon Natalie gave me a big hug... whoops my mistake, she gave Abby a big hug. (I secretly love those moments when she corrects me, even though I also enjoyed the moment when I hugged her back without knowing I was making a mistake.) She gave her little sister lots of hugs and kisses. And I got to stand there, being the lucky Mamma that is carrying the baby sister and witnessing the love of the big sister.
I just watched a video at my favorite blog (www.kellehampton.com). Her two youngest just started ballet, her oldest was there with her in some of the pictures. I never even hoped for a sister for my daughter. I didn't have one myself so it didn't occur to me. I loved that she had brothers. By the time we found out she would have a sister I already knew their story would be different. It made me cry to watch the video and realize that we won't have that moment with our girls. But I can remember to be thankful for the hugs that my oldest gives to her sister (who is still in my belly). She has a sister, just not one that she'll share clothes or stories with someday.