(Picture downloaded from Anne Geddes' site)

I love tulips. Tulips are my favourite flowers amongst all. But I am not going to talk about flowers today, because I have something exciting to share with everyone. I am expecting a baby girl and I am currently in my second trimester! In fact, I have wanted to announce this news earlier but I decided to wait a little longer, knowing that the first trimester can be bumpy and unpredictable. And to my dear bloggie friends, please forgive me for holding this news until now. ;-)

The baby will be due in mid October; and everyone at home are really looking forward to that day to arrive, especially my four-year-old daughter because she has been telling me she wanted to have another sibling. When I told her that she will have a younger sister soon, she asked me this question innocently, “Will I have a brother next time?” My husband and I had exchanged looks and laughed. Sometimes, children asked the funniest questions.

Anyway, that does not mean I will stop my reading thereafter despite I will have my hands full with our two young daughters at home, just that I may not read as many books as compared to now, but I will definitely try my best. After all, Melody’s Reading Corner will not be complete without the books and their reviews!
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28 Responses
  1. Jennifer Says:

    I can officially say that I am SO EXCITED for you guys!!!! I can't wait to visit, again, so I can meet this new little one :)!!!!

    I'm so EXCITED!!!!

  2. Melody Says:

    Jen, you know we always look forward to that day you guys will visit again!!! :D

  3. Julia Says:

    Congrats to you Melody! I'm excited for you *GRIN*

  4. Eva Says:

    Congrats!! And I totally understand waiting: my mom waited to tell her family about my little sister until her second trimester (we were living in Greece at the time, which makes things easier) because of the exact same worries.

  5. Congratulations, Melody!

  6. Holly Says:

    Melody, that's LOVELY news! I'm so pleased for you.

    I wish you a wonderful pregnancy!

    I love babies!!


  7. Sam Says:

    Well congratulations to you!!! I bet you and your family are so excited!! My cousin is also newly pregnant - waited until the 13th week to tell people, which I think is the usual thing to do these days.

  8. Anonymous Says:

    CONGRATULATIONS! So exciting! No apologies for waiting to tell. I didn't even tell my parents or in-laws with my second one until 20 weeks! They were so mad. But at least we could tell them right away whether it was a boy or a girl.

  9. Marg Says:

    Oh Congratulations!!! That's such exciting news!

    And I love tulips of my favourites!

  10. mariel Says:

    Congraulations! That's wonderful news! And no harm in waiting, most people do now. My cousin gave birth 3 weeks ago, a huge but beautiful baby, though I think shes nocturnal!

  11. Anonymous Says:

    Congratulations! Here's to a happy pregnancy and birth.

  12. Bunny B Says:

    Congrats Melody! How exciting :) All the best!!

  13. Debi Says:

    Oh Melody, I can't begin to tell you how happy I am for you!!!! Seriously, tears in the eyes kind of happy! Congratulations to you and your hubby and your daughter!

  14. Alice Says:

    MELODY, you naughty girl! CONGRATULATIONS and I'm so thrilled! My heart did a few somersaults when I heard you are expecting a second baby!

    (Please pardon all the exclamation marks. I just can't contain myself... hehe... Babies are wonderful gift from God. Bless you!)

    P/S: Tulips are my fav flowers too!

  15. Ana S. Says:

    Congratulations Melody!! I'm so happy for you :)

  16. Florinda Says:

    Thanks for sharing the lovely flower picture - AND the wonderful news, Melody! Congratulations and best wishes to your family!

  17. Jane Says:

    Congratulations Melody!! I am so excited for you! Funny your comment by your daughter, what a sweetie!
    I hope the next few months will be smooth and peaceful for you and your growing family. Now let me give you big {{{HUGS}}}

  18. Anonymous Says:

    How exciting! Congrats Melody!

  19. Laura Says:

    Congratulations! How exciting to be adding to your family! I'm happy your daughter will have a sister--I can't imgine life without mine! :)

  20. Melody Says:

    To all my dear friends:

    Thank you, everyone, for your congrats and well wishes! You all have no idea how much your comments means to me, and I really, really appreciate your thoughts! You ladies are the best!!! {Hugs} :D

  21. Anonymous Says:

    Congrats! Two girls are better than one (I know from experience)! Plus, my youngest is also a mid-October baby - it's a great time to have a pumpkin painting party as a B-day theme!

  22. Melody Says:

    Thank you, Stephanie! :)
    I agree two is always better than one... at least my daughter won't be feeling lonely without a sibling anymore. Plus, there's a good reason of having a party! ;P

  23. Kim L Says:

    Congratulations Melody! I'm sure you'll have your hands full, but I hope you still have time to fit in a little blogging here and there. How exciting for you!

  24. Melody Says:

    Thank you, Kim! I'll definitely find some time to catch up with the blogging! ;)

  25. Anonymous Says:

    CONGRATULATIONS! Sorry it took me a while to see this post I have been away all week. Yay this is great news, I hope all goes smoothly and you both keep well. Keep us updated on your progress.

  26. Melody Says:

    Thanks, Rhinoa! :) I'm hoping the delivery will be a smooth one too... just like when I had my first delivery!

  27. Iliana Says:

    Oh Melody this is such wonderful news! Congratulations to you and your husband. I hope you feel great throughout your pregnancy and wishing you all the best!

  28. Melody Says:

    Thank you, Iliana! I'm hoping that the delivery will be as smooth as my first! ;)

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