Internet Baby Boom (Updated)
Have you noticed? Seems like everywhere I click lately, there’s another happy announcement.
Well, here too. 🙂
When I read Suzanne’s post in May, I grinned big. I wasn’t quite ready to share our news yet, but Suzanne and I must be just about on the same schedule. Bairn number six is due to join this party in early January. Given my due date (New Year’s Eve, or Hogmanay to you Martha fans) and my track record (all five babies born somewhere between 41 and 42 weeks), Scott is fully confident I’ll be delivering on Elvis’s birthday. That’s January 8th, as if I need to tell you that.
We are all immensely excited. One of us is also fiercely ill, but that shouldn’t last too much longer. Here’s to our first California baby!
P.S. Whom did I miss up there? I know that sentence in blue has more linky potential.
UPDATE: I knew I was missing someone. Because I am a knucklehead, for real. “I’m not a smart person; I only play on on the internet.” I missed one of my best friends, of course. Whose big day is now only days away, and I’ve been counting down in giddy excitement. Ah, Sarah, how do you put up with me?
(And check the comments for other expectant moms. So awesome!)
Congratulations to you, and much sympathy on the nausea. (I will be 15 wks on Thursday and am finally seeing light at the end of the pukey tunnel.)
On June 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm
Well, I’m happy to be the first to say, CONGRATULATIONS to you Scott and Lissa and the whole Bonny family :)))))) So happy for you all, cutie!!
On June 24, 2008 at 1:00 pm
Oops, I guess I am second…
On June 24, 2008 at 1:01 pm
I wish this Internet baby boom would hit my house! You lucky duck! I have been wanting a 4th child for years now and no dice. I am starting to think (yeah…I am slow) that 3 must be my lucky number. 🙂
On June 24, 2008 at 1:31 pm
Wonderful news! My second baby was like that- I wasn’t going to announce for a while. (I had just miscarried, and was nervous.) But, when friends announce and you’re right along with them, it’s hard to resist!
Anna, nothing to announce HERE.
On June 24, 2008 at 1:40 pm
Congrats Lissa. You are right about that internet baby boom! I’m in it with you (due end of Nov.) Love hearing about all the new babies! Hope you feel better quickly!
On June 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm
Oh, MELISSA! I’m so delighted for you!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:08 pm
Suzanne Temple says:
So exciting! Welcome (officially) to the club! This will be quite the crop. Congrats to you and Scott and all! Wonderful news!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:17 pm
Thanks be to God! When you’re queasy, think of that new baby smell and the feel of that fluffy hair in the crook of your arm…
I don’t remember who said, “Babies are such a nice way of starting people,” but I couldn’t agree more!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:20 pm
Elizabeth Clause says:
Congratulations!! I am so excited for you!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:29 pm
A huge congratulations from us in Australia!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:47 pm
Elizabeth H says:
Congratulations! Lovely news!
On June 24, 2008 at 2:59 pm
Congratulations. What delightful news! Here’s praying that the nausea goes away soon.
On June 24, 2008 at 3:19 pm
oh my gosh!!! congratulations!!! we are too, sometime in jan!!!! if i didn’t know any better, i’m almost tempted there’s some “pact” going on here 😉 i’m so glad i clicked on your links, i didn’t know a couple of those!
On June 24, 2008 at 3:21 pm
Sarah N. says:
Congratulations Melissa! What a lucky baby to be introduced into your loving family.
On June 24, 2008 at 3:32 pm
Congratulations, Lissa! My hands are so full with three that six seems unthinkable, but you sort of tempt me! 🙂 Hope you’re feeling ALL better soon …
On June 24, 2008 at 3:52 pm
Can we work this like a meme? Tag me, tag me!
On June 24, 2008 at 3:57 pm
On June 24, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Congratulations!! What wonderful news!
On June 24, 2008 at 4:44 pm
Congratulations!!!!! How exciting!
On June 24, 2008 at 4:55 pm
Congratulations! I hope that you are feeling better soon. I finally have a lot of energy to do things. Our little one is due at the end of October.
On June 24, 2008 at 4:56 pm
Congratulations! My 1st daughter was born on January 8, and the delivery room nurse congratulated me on her birthday being shared by Elvis. I must admit, I was not aware of that fact before that moment, but I’ve never forgotten it since!
On June 24, 2008 at 4:59 pm
Activities Coordinator says:
Yea! A baby to spoil!
On June 24, 2008 at 5:12 pm
Steve the llamabutcher says:
holy smokes!!!!!!! congrats to you and Scott!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
On June 24, 2008 at 5:31 pm
Congratulations, Lissa (and Scott, Jane, Rose, Beanie, WonderBoy and Rilla)! We’re happy for you and will keep you and the new little one in our prayers.
On June 24, 2008 at 5:36 pm
Congratulations Lissa! (and the clan!) *grinz* Thanks for linking me… though it’s a tad bit out of date. The twins arrived two weeks ago. *smilez* Please pass along the news to Erica.
On June 24, 2008 at 6:23 pm
Christine M says:
Congratulations! What wonderful and exciting news!
On June 24, 2008 at 6:39 pm
On June 24, 2008 at 6:57 pm
Congratulations! What wonderful news.
On June 24, 2008 at 7:19 pm
Amy C. says:
Hooray for you and yours! I’ll be offering up my third-trimester-big-in-the-heat lethargy for your first-trimester nausea, knowing that we’ll both count it all joy. 🙂 Here’s wishing you all the best.
On June 24, 2008 at 8:34 pm
Jennifer in OR says:
Congratulations!! I just came from Crimson Wife’s blog (www.bendingthetwigs.blogspot.com), and she also is due in January. How exciting, and many blessings for a healthy baby!
On June 24, 2008 at 8:55 pm
Melissa H says:
Hooray! Couldn’t think of happier news. Congrats!
On June 24, 2008 at 9:27 pm
Big huge glorious laughing joyful HUGS to you and Scott and all your children (which means two hugs for you as a consequence!) It is lovely to see this announcement.
I was born on January 2nd and I must say I hope your little one is indeed late because it’s never been all that great having one’s birthday on “Hangover Day” – ie, the day after all the New Years’ parties. But better than my Nan’s birthday – December 26th!
On June 24, 2008 at 10:41 pm
(The one problem with being subscribed to your comments is that it rather pre-empted your post!)
On June 24, 2008 at 11:38 pm
Laura Jones says:
Hooray! Hooray! Hooray! So excited about your lovely news and am praying all goes smoothly. Much love to you, Scott and all the wee ones!
On June 25, 2008 at 2:13 am
oh my gosh! congrats congrats congrats! Six will be so much fun! (I’m happy to say I’m NOT pregnant and will be sticking with five 🙂 )
On June 25, 2008 at 4:48 am
Congratulations!!! What wonderful news!!
On June 25, 2008 at 5:09 am
Mary Ellen Barrett says:
I’m thrilled for you dear! Congratulations. This baby bandwagon is a fun place to be!
On June 25, 2008 at 5:26 am
Cay G. says:
Congratulations once again, dear. 🙂
I’m thrilled for the whole Peterson crew.
It’s going to be so much FUN!
On June 25, 2008 at 5:52 am
Melissa Wiley says:
Thank you all so much!
Genevieve, I had heard the wonderful news about your twins’ arrival—and that was the post I meant to link to, but I mixed it up. All the best to your little sweeties, my dear. 🙂
Carmen, I’d seen your announcement too; you’re one of the ladies linked up there at the top of the post! Congratulations!
And congrats to the others who let me know your delightful news in the comments. Just! So! Exciting!
On June 25, 2008 at 6:07 am
Mama Squirrel says:
What wonderful news! I knew there was a special reason for checking in here today!
On June 25, 2008 at 6:24 am
Just yesterday, I was here reading and wondered to myself “Hmmm, wonder when she’s going to spill the beans?”
On June 25, 2008 at 7:58 am
Karen Edmisten says:
The world is always in need of another Peterson! Keep ’em coming …. 🙂
Prayers continue for the nausea to end soon!
On June 25, 2008 at 8:18 am
JoAnna Parente says:
Congratulations, Melissa! What happy news!!!!! We’ll be praying for you!
On June 25, 2008 at 8:54 am
Congratulations Melissa!! Have a wonderful happy and healthy 9 CA months! 🙂
On June 25, 2008 at 12:05 pm
Susan Gaissert says:
What’s that saying — with six you get eggroll? Congratulations, take care, rest, eat, sleep, and again, congratulations!
On June 25, 2008 at 12:56 pm
Congratulations! We hope to be part of the baby boom as well, though our wee one will be adopted if all goes as planned. Her due date is mid-September.
God Bless you and your growing family!
On June 25, 2008 at 1:27 pm
On June 25, 2008 at 1:59 pm
Congratulations! God bless you and your beautiful family!
On June 25, 2008 at 2:20 pm
Kristen Laurence says:
What happy, happy news! Congratulations, Lissa!
On June 25, 2008 at 3:43 pm
Mary Alice says:
Congratulations Lissa, we are on board, too, Teti #6 is due in early December!
On June 25, 2008 at 4:42 pm
Michele Quigley says:
Congratulations! What wonderful news. I hope you are bursting with energy very soon!
On June 25, 2008 at 5:43 pm
What wonderful news. I am so very happy for you all.
On June 25, 2008 at 8:05 pm
On June 25, 2008 at 9:14 pm
We have another one on the way next month! I love your blog by the way!
On June 25, 2008 at 11:27 pm
Penny in VT says:
Another one of you can ONLY be a wonderful and great thing for the entire planet!!!
Thanks for sharing the great news and may this pregnancy be easy and the delivery smooth and the baby healthy and all good things possible to wish are wished for you and your family!
On June 26, 2008 at 3:56 am
Congratulations, Melissa! What wonderful, wonderful news!!
On June 26, 2008 at 5:32 am
Stephanie in AR says:
Congratulations! I had been wondering if there would be an announcement soon.
On June 26, 2008 at 8:17 am
Congratulations! I’m at the end of my first 100% Catholic baby (we converted last year) and it’s always lovely to read about all the other babies coming along.
On June 26, 2008 at 10:05 am
January 8th is the best birthday ever!
On June 26, 2008 at 11:33 am
Congratulations Melissa! A new baby is always so exciting! I wish I could join this club!
On June 26, 2008 at 12:58 pm
On June 26, 2008 at 1:01 pm
Ann Voskamp says:
I just couldn’t be happier for you, Melissa.
Smiling, thanking God, marveling.
All fades in comparison to the wonder of co-laboring with Him in the creation of an eternal being.
Blessed soul knitting…
On June 26, 2008 at 5:18 pm
I am so excited for you! Congratulations on your first CA baby from an admirer in the Shenandoah Valley.
On June 26, 2008 at 8:25 pm
Congratulations on your wee one! How very exciting!!!
On June 27, 2008 at 6:19 am
I just saw this (we’ve been busy buying a house) — congratulations!!! How wonderful! I hope you’re through the sickies soon.
On June 27, 2008 at 8:10 am
Wait, what?! I thought Rilla was, well… Rilla! What a wonderful surprise this must be! What an enormous blessing!! Congratulations!!
On June 27, 2008 at 11:24 am
Alice C says:
Yeah!!! Congrats! Congrats!!!!
I am so very out of the bloggy loop lately. I am glad you listed everyone else who is expecting… I’d lost track. 🙂
On June 28, 2008 at 9:02 am
Congratulations Lissa and family! I’m pulling for Jan. 8th…my son’s birthday!
Hugs to all!
On June 29, 2008 at 2:46 am
Oh, such wonderful news! Congratulations!
On June 29, 2008 at 6:46 pm
a delayed congrats to you (and the whole bonny clan)!
(is this bandwagon an internet meme? because, you could tag me, too)
On June 29, 2008 at 6:49 pm
Another addition to the Bonny Glen, how grand. 36 hours and counting…
On July 1, 2008 at 6:14 pm
I am extremely far behind in my blog reading and just read this wonderful news! Congratulations! I am so excited for you.
And thanks for the link to my article on ADHD the other week. 🙂
On July 13, 2008 at 3:47 pm
Crimson Wife says:
Congrats to you and all the other expecting mommies! I’ve been a bit out-of-the-loop lately because of my own early pregnancy ickiness so I had no idea that there were so many of us due at the end of ’08/beginning of ’09 🙂
On July 19, 2008 at 11:49 am