Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Tellling Mom & Dad N

My parents recently came home from a two-week trip of a lifetime to Israel. So I'm sure they suspected nothing when I suggested we go out for dinner. I'm not sure what they thought when they saw we had a wrapped present that we brought to dinner. But I told them it was something they didn't have, and I thought they might like. Of course the hostess at the restaurant wanted to know what the occasion was-- oh no occasion! Just a gift for the parents.

Now, we were really enjoying hearing about their trip. What an experience. But save that for later. Oddly, I was nervous about telling them. That was a weird reaction, I mean, I knew they were going to be over the moon excited. But still, I was nervous. I felt totally impatient waiting for my mom to finish her salad. I felt like I was staring at her bowl, and at every bite.. Then, finally, she was done, and I gave her the package. Inside were two coffee mugs that said "Hello my name is GRANDMA" and "Hello my name is GRANDPA" I think her first words were, "Oh, yeah?" and my dad said, "What does that mean?" I had stuck one of the ultrasound pictures into the Grandma mug, and she showed it to my dad. He got it. I think their only disappointment was that they didn't have the mugs the day before, when they met their best friends for breakfast. And I was right, over the moon excited.

7 comments:

Amanda said...

what a cute way to tell them! Congratulations again!

Rachel Whetzel said...

WOOO HOOOOO! Congratulations!! Guess all that playing Dr. payed off!! ;P

Katie said...

AaaaaaaHA! Now I get it! I was wondering why you seemed to know so much about wine...and seemed to really like it BUT wouldn't HAVE any at the Dells retreat! You sneaky girl you...and CONGRATS!!!! :)

mindakims said...

over the moon excited in an oh so norveejen vay! hehe! So glad to have this OUT THERE so we can start planning and such!

Tami said...

best wishes. great way to tell them. i hope all the sickies are behind you! and my birthday is october 7 and our anniversary is oct. 8, lovely time of year and always a day off around columbus day! xo

Christine said...

what a great way to tell! LOVE IT!

and congrats!

Leah C said...

AWWWWWW This is the best news!!
Congratulations!!