When will he arrive?
Will he be healthy?
With one amazing Little Dude already in the early stages of development, how will adding another to the mix affect his progress? We’ve been warned about the inevitable regression that will happen to our almost-3-year-old when the newborn arrives.
Will they get along?
How can we prevent jealousy?
There are things we have control over and things we don’t. And however they turn out, we will have to manage the situation to the best of our parental abilities.
Will he feed easily, unlike his brother?
Will he be a great sleeper, like his brother?
As a genetic blend of two parents, there are a million characteristics that will take shape over the years. Some more desirable than others.
Who will he look like?
Will he also be cursed with the worrying gene?
How will I explain why he has only 2 grandparents. That’s something I don’t even fully understand.
When should I tell him?
Will he understand?
I want to give him everything. But right now that isn’t so easy.
How will I pay for it all?
What can I eliminate to give him more?
The C-Section is already scheduled. Just like last time.
Will he arrive early?
Who will watch his brother?
I gaze at the clock on my nightstand. There is a bright neon 3:42 staring back at me.