Tuesday, November 22, 2011

It's another BOY!!!! 18 WEEKS

So If you haven't already heard from myself or Facebook, It's a boy! We had an ultrasound on 11-16-11 and with a quick check the Dr. said, Kane's going to have a little brother! And just like Kane's sonogram, it was VERY obvious that it was a boy, no doubts at all. : )

I begged Chip on Monday the 14th, to finally help narrow down the boy name. We had been going back and forth about the boy name for awhile. We'd pick one, and I'd like it, then hate it the next day. For months we had liked the names Grayson and Jude, but they just didn't click with me like Kane's name did when we picked it. So while sitting in the Jimmy Johns in Greenbrier we were on the website Nymbler.com which helps you pick a name through in putting names you like. And after a few good searches, he saw Brady and Chip asked what I thought, and I knew that was it!!!


Chip was also able to feel baby Brady kick for the first time last night, right at 18w. When I was pregnant with Kane, we didn't feel fetal movement until 19w and Chip didn't feel him from the outside until 20w. It's crazy how much more aware you are the 2nd time around!

Ultrasound, bump, and Thanksgiving pictures to come soon! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

-C, A, K & soon to be B!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Kane is 2! Baby S #2 15 weeks

Kane Parker Schnabel -- 2 Years Old

My little boy is 2 years old. I just can't believe how time flies. On October 22nd we had an amazing party over at our house. Many family and friends gathered in our back yard to play games, eat treats and jump on Kane's new Birthday gift, his trampoline.

Kane receive MANY great gifts that he just won't put down! Two Elmo's, one that does the Hokie-Pokie, and the other who plays instruments. A John-Deer tractor, many trucks and a real Goldfish named Dorothy, just like Elmo's!

Kane is talking up a storm these days. He's singing many songs, Jesus Loves me, The ABC's, You are my sunshine, and Katie Perry's Firework are his favorites! He's counting to 20 and speaking in sentences, the most popular is "May I have another Oreo PLEASE!" One of my favorite times with Kane is putting him to bed and saying his prayers with him. He always asks for one more kiss, about 10 times, then says "Love you Mommy". My heart just melts! It also cracks me up when he says "Bless you Mommy" whenever I cough or sneeze. He's such a good boy, very loving and just so smart.

Baby Schnabel #2 -- 15 weeks

Not much to report just yet on Baby S #2. At my last appointment I had only gained only 1 lb. since the pregnancy began back in July, success! Baby has a fast and strong heartbeat and is measuring normally. We have a sonogram scheduled for 11.16.11 so by then baby will be 17w2d, hopefully we'll have a gender to report!!

I'm happy to say that on Kane's Birthday 10.26.11 was the first night that I felt the baby kick! Baby wanted us to know that she/he also knew how special that day was. I've been feeling movement ever since, a few kicks in the morning and a few in the evening. It's just so strange being pregnant again. I've associated everything pregnancy related to Kane, and now it's a different baby. It's so hard to wrap my head around sometimes, but we couldn't be happier.

I've had some morning sickness from about 8w-14w which hasn't been too bad since it was isolated to the morning only. My appetite has been good, I just can't always finish the food on my plate. Not many smells have bothered me this time around, other than fresh cut grass, vomit. The worst thing this time around has been the constant headaches. I can't get rid of the headache for more than a few hours it seems.

Kane is very interested in the new baby. He rubs my belly and says "Baby in the tummy, Mommy, Baby!" Then lifts his shirt and rubs his tummy and says the same thing! He thinks everyone has a baby in their tummy, even Elmo! haha :)

More to come after my appointment on 11.16.11!

Enjoy pictures from Kane's Party!!!

-C, A, K & ???