Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Big News!!

So I know it's been awhile since I've really posted anything of substance but I have some really good reasons. 

Yes, I said reasons. Plural.

First, we bought a new house!! It has more bedrooms. A bigger yard. A fireplace. It's not a condo. So many pluses.

Then, we had to sell our place which meant we had to get it ready. Wow, was that not fun. We shipped our dog off to the in-laws for a week, hid all/most of Avery's toys and actually made the bed for a change. We listed on a Tuesday morning and had an offer by Wednesday night. Great!!

Not so great....the closing date for both house is the last day of school. Which I can't take off, obviously. So I'll go to work in the morning from my old house, hope everything goes well with the move and come home to a new house. Crazy.

But, I have saved the best news for last....on top of all of the house news we are also having a BABY!!

Which means that I have been dealing with all this while in the first trimester and super-tired. The baby is due in early November, so I am about 10 weeks right now and almost through the tiredness and everything else that goes with the start of a pregnancy. So far it's been so different than my first pregnancy (no morning sickness!!!) and I am looking forward to being in the new house, getting a nursery ready again and moving Avery into her big girl room. 

So much life all at once.

Happy.

11 Brilliant Teaching Thoughts:

Bethany Hunter said...

Congratulations! How exciting for you and your family!
Hunter's Tales from Teaching

Sabra said...

Congratulations!!! We are searching for our first home so send those good home buying vibes our way!

Sabra
Teaching with a Touch of Twang

Dr. Jill E. Steeley said...

So excited for you, Beth!! Praying for strength, energy, and smooth sailing with your wrap-up of the school year and the two houses. You must be bursting with happiness. :-)

Jill
a-little-red-wagon

Sara Soucy said...

Congratulations on everything! It's going to be a big year for you!

Sara :)
Smiling In Second Grade

Lisa Denney said...

Congratulations! How exciting for you and your family!!!

Lisa
Super Pig and Tyrant King

Shannon said...

Congrats on ALL of it! You're right-so much life at one time. :)

Shannon
I Run Read Teach

Emily said...

Congrats on everything!!

Anonymous said...

Congrats! That's a lot of big things happening but nice to have them all at the same time. Enjoy the pregnancy as it will go super fast, the second one seems to go faster, but with all your other excitement in your life it will just make it go even faster (or seem to).

Carol said...

Congratulations! What an exciting time for you!
Carol
Still Teaching After All These Years

Mrs. Landry said...

Woohoo for you!!!!
Shibahn
Mrs. Landry’s Land of Learning

Beth said...

Thanks for all your well wishes!!

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