Breaking the News of a Baby

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By popular request.

Lots of people have been asking about how we broke the news of our expecting a baby and what they the response of the children was. I have to really joyfully say that the news has been received with nervous excitement, lots of questions. Beyond that we have only experienced the odd embarrassed moment of a young child who blushed apologetically after being reminded that just weeks earlier she’d suggested that I needed to walk her to school more often rather than driving as she accused me of ‘getting fat’. Faux pas plus.

Beyond the initial excitement, discussion has remained positive with discussion of hoped genders and, more recently, discussion of possible names. Crikey, they come up with some interesting ones too!

To give you a better picture of both the timeline of events and the level of excitement we put this short clip together for you:


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