Hi everyone! I'm new

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Registered: 07-12-2010
Hi everyone! I'm new
Mon, 07-12-2010 - 8:17pm

Hello! My name is Stacy. I'm 33 and my DH is 32. We have an 8 year old daughter. For the past couple of years my DH and I had pretty much decided our daughter would be an only. Mostly because we had such a hard time financially for so long. When we finally started doing better we were afraid of ever going back to struggling. So much stress on ourselves and our relationship. But over the past few months having a second child has started to come up here and there. It's still just a maybe, but I've always said if we had a second one I would want to do it by 35. I think my husband really wants a second, but feels nervous saying yes let's go for it. He doesn't want to make the wrong decision. That's how I feel too. He said "I wish it would just happen without having to make the decision." LOL! I'm kind of feeling like it's up to me. Which is nice, but also scary. I'm thinking maybe we'll start trying next summer. It seems so strange to me because if you would have asked me a few months ago I would have said we aren't having any more, but now I'm starting to feel a little baby fever. Raising our daughter has been wonderful, so much fun, and we both adore her. It would be sweet to do it all over again. And I'd like her to have a sibling even if there is a large age gap.

Looking forward to getting to know everyone!


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Registered: 11-04-2009
Mon, 07-12-2010 - 9:00pm

Welcome, Stacy!! I'm Victoria, 29 and DH and I are WTT our first, eventually!! We have a few buddy groups down below, feel free to check them out! :)

I think you'll love this board! We have wonderful ladies on here!


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Registered: 07-07-2006
Tue, 07-13-2010 - 7:52am

Hi Stacy ... I'm pretty new to this board also - I've only started posting in the past couple of weeks.

I'm Neal (37), my DH is Fernando (40 next week), and we have 2 kiddies - Sebastian (3.5) and Lucy (22 months). .... We're kind of like you in that we are totally up in the air about whether we should "go for it" and have another baby.

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