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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

19 Years Ago Today....

I gave birth to my 2nd and last child. A momentous occasion. The Ultrasound said the baby was a boy. I already had a boy. I really wanted a girl because for health reasons I was told to only have 2 babies. Needless to say I got over my disappointment pulled out all my 1st son's clothes and picked a boy's name. 2 boys...I was fine with it since I was lucky enough to be able to have children and all the tests said the baby was going to be healthy.

Well when the doctor held the baby up during delivery and said it's a girl I almost passed out! My last child was a daughter! Wasn't she a huge and lovely surprise!
Wow do I look young here. I was 26.
Me, my 2 year old son and new daughter.
My beautiful daughter today.
Happy 19th Birthday Seneca!

11 comments:

Amg-Arts said...

Love it! and your daughter is so very pretty! happy Birthday Seneca!

Moriah Betterly said...

Happy Birthday Seneca!

Saskia said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!

Finding Charm said...

Happy Birthday Seneca. What a surprise! Bet you had fun going shopping for all the girl stuff.

Michelle said...

Happy birthday and what wonderful photos!!!

oldblackcatboo said...

Happy Birthday Seneca!

You look like a kid yourself in those photos! LOL! What a wonderful surprise!
OK, I'm curious, what was the name you had picked out?
The same thing happened with my sister. She was expecting "Jack" and ended up with "Lily"!
:D - Cindi

Sarah said...

Oh oh oh happy birthday to your beautiful daughter!! I have four girls and one boy...I adore them all! But I will say having at least one son is a joy!! So glad you got your set hon!!
As for kiddos turning older...ackkkk..I have one turning 30 in July and another turning 24..where does the time go??!
Hugs to you hon, Sarah

ittybittyandpretty said...

you look so young and elated to have 2 gorgeous children. how blessed we are to have our children, i never take that for granted. what a gorgeous young lady she has grown up to be. would be lovely to see a picture of her big brother too :)
my friend has been told she is having a girl and at her baby shower she got heaps of pink and girly things so i do hope the doctors are right or she will be taking lots of things back to the shops ~_~
sending birthday wishes to your youngest.
xxrosey
p.s. love the swap doll, you are so clever and your swap partner is so lucky!

Wendy Wright said...

Happy Birthday Seneca! Hope you have a wonderful year ahead! :)

Heather Leavers said...

Seneca is so beautiful - happy birthday!

Dysfunctional Dorris said...

What a lovely story! I was the same but got two boys but my second boy was much smaller than my first and they are totally different now. Lovely story and hope your daughter had a lovely birthday x

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