I’ve had this post partly written for over a week now, knowing that I’d be going into labor any day. Well, the time to hit publish has officially arrived you guys. When you read this, I will be in the hospital and Baby Boy will be making his debut (hopefully!) sooner than later. Although I’d rather not repeat the 30 hour labor I had with Essley, as long as he makes it into the world safely, I’ll do what I have to do. The good news is that my body is already progressing and early labor symptoms have started, so I have a good feeling about things.
I’m not sure how long I’ll be in the hospital (last time it was 5 days!), but I do plan on taking a two week maternity leave from the blog and art shop. When Essley was born, I had guest posters filling in during my leave, but this time I’m keeping things a little more casual. There will be a couple of posts from our Lifestyle Contributor Jen, and a few prescheduled posts from me. And I’m sure I’ll be checking in once or twice to introduce our new babe. But for the most part, things will be a little slower than normal over here, and I’ll be sharing more updates over on our Instagram (@bubbyandbean). Once my maternity leave is over, the blog will be back to its regular post schedule.
The next time you hear from me, I’ll be a mother of two, in a family of four. So weird and awesome. I’m so excited! See you soon, friends.