Friday, May 13, 2016
When I was pregnant with Zélie, I was absolutely convinced that I was having a boy. And while I would have happily welcomed another sweet little boy to the family, my heart ached for Liliana who spent much of the pregnancy telling me how she was really hoping for a sister. I spent a lot of time trying to prepare her for the possibility of a brother and the ensuing 4 yearold heartbreak. It clearly turns out that was all for naught.
Liliana couldn't be more excited to have a little sister. She loves on her constantly. Lily has become a pro at calming Zélie down when she is fussing. She wants to hold Zélie frequently--even when she is screaming. I am very encouraged by how she has grown into her big sister role this time around. [She is an excellent big sister to Atticus too, but when he was born she was in the throes of being a two yearold.]
Zélie loves Liliana already. She smiles when Lily walks into her field of vision and often starts to fuss if Lily walks away. I am excited to watch these girls grow up together.