I was 41 + 1 weeks on March 12, 2013 and so very ready to meet my baby. We had decided to not find out the gender of this new little one and, with two girls already, I just could not wait to find out if I was carrying my first baby boy. After lunch I had my first actual contraction, not a braxton hick one like I had been having, but a real true contraction. I was so excited and was looking forward to getting another in the next ten minutes and finally start my labor.
My girls first found out about the little orphan Annie after hearing a few songs from the soundtrack on Pandora. Long before they ever actually saw the movie they knew all the songs by heart and had spent many mornings having dance parties to "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile" and "It's the Hard Knock Life."When I asked what they wanted for their birthday party this year an Annie theme was an obvious choice. I was expecting Frozen, Strawberry Shortcake or LaLa