Dear baby John,
In 3 days Daddy and I will finally get to meet you face to face. We can’t wait! It has been a fun nine months awaiting your arrival. You truly were a very good baby throughout Mommy’s pregnancy. You didn’t make her sick very often, you didn’t kick her ribs too many times, and you allowed her to sleep fairly comfortably. For that I thank you (and yes, you are my new favorite! Heehee! Kidding, do not tell Jacob or Grace!).
On Monday, Mommy is going to the hospital to “retrieve” you. The doctor has to do a procedure, which can be a little scary, but don’t worry, Mommy isn’t afraid. Soon it will be over, and Mommy and Daddy will be snuggling you and holding you tight.
The best part of your birthday will be when you meet Jacob and Grace! They are SOOOO excited. Your big brother Jacob has been counting down the days for a while now. He will be an awesome brother! He has lots of plans for you and can’t wait to teach you how to ride a bike and play games and shoot bad guys. And your sister Grace prays for you every night before bed and thinks you are silly for hiding in my belly. She is excited about meeting a baby for the first time and will be a big help to Mommy in taking care of you and entertaining you. No doubt she will talk your ear off, so be prepared to just smile and listen. J
God willing everything will go fine on Monday, but no matter what, I want you to know that I love you very much! I know that God gave you to us as a special gift, and Daddy and I can’t wait to teach you about Jesus.
P.S. I'm sorry I can't use your real name yet...I'm still sworn to secrecy! :)