As I predicted earlier, the process of coming to terms with the fact that my wife and I will actually be bringing a baby into this world is one that is done in phases; yes, the inevitable comparison of peeling back the layers of an onion. With each new proof of life inside of my wife’s womb, another new sense of realization happens, often accompanied with my own eyes “watering”.
(Conveniently for me and my onion reference, this week our baby is the size of an onion.)
It’s official- my wife is starting to show. And she’s “carrying the baby high”, which often is a clue that it’s a girl. We took a trip to target on Memorial Day in an attempt to find some “stretchy pants”. While she didn’t find what she was looking for, I ended up walking out of there with a 3 disc set of Hall & Oates greatest hits for $15- so it all worked out.
The Bump says:
“Baby’s skeleton is hardening, changing from rubbery cartilage to bone, and fat is finally accumulating around it. The umbilical cord is getting thicker and stronger, and those little fingers and toes are now topped by one-of-a-kind prints.”
All pictures with the “JHP” logo were taken by Joe Hendricks Photography: