Baby Update or The Growing Belly

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by Nik, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. Nik

    Nik Well-Known Member

    We are only a few weeks out from our scheduled induction for the pups baby human. I keep meaning to share photos from our wonderful shower (which we called a Typhoon) and also our maternity shoot but between appointments, work, exhaustion and prepping for our newest pack member time has been just running away from me.

    So here is a start at least and I will try to update as I can.

    Our baby typhoon was jungle animal theme even down to the food. My mom made this hippo watermelon fruit spread.


    My sister made a veggie snake


    We had tons of food even though it was an appetizer not meal event. There was also a veggie and dip lion



    My best friend hosted and she ordered a ridiculously cute (and delicious) cake for us.

    She also got us a sloth pinata that was filled with mini booze bottles and candy.


    Everybody got super into the pinata breaking. This is my sister looking like an action star.


    And one of my very best friends taking out all her frustration on the sloth


    Beautiful decorations


    Little animal cracker souvenirs
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  2. Nik

    Nik Well-Known Member

    More pictures from the shower

    Just me on my way


    There was a scavenger hunt


    Me with my two sisters


    Poker with diaper buy in


    Me and my husband


    With the grandmas to be

    A super awkward sister picture


    With my two best girlfriends


    Guess the date sign to fill out

  3. Nik

    Nik Well-Known Member

    More pictures

    With the grandpas to be

    Husband passed out with our dogs after the shower


    And a few weeks later (week 32) we did our maternity shoot








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  5. DennasMom

    DennasMom Well-Known Member

    Looks like a fun shower!

    Beautiful pictures!
    Wishing you a happy, healthy delivery!
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  6. Boxergirl

    Boxergirl Well-Known Member

    Amazing pictures! You shower looks like it was so much fun and you look beautiful. I can't wait for the baby pictures to start coming.
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  7. Zeela

    Zeela Well-Known Member

    2 thumbs up!!!
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  8. Nik

    Nik Well-Known Member

    Thank you! It was an amazing shower. So much fun. We didn't even get through all the planned activities and games but lots of laughter and fun for everyone. We didn't do any of the traditional shower games because I'm not really into traditional. So we did the pinata which was awesome (our guests all appreciated it was filled with tiny bottles of booze), and we had a newly weds style game that was "newly parents" and there was a bonus round where the grandparents to be had to answer questions about us as babies which all ended up hilarious too, there was a stuffed animal scavenger hunt, a game where people had to guess based off pictures if it was a pregnant belly or a beer belly, and then we had a pregnancy themed pictionary game that got super competitive as well. And so much food and drinks. We had a mimosa bar and also a momosa bar (virgin version). We were suppose to do poker too but we never quite got around to that. Everyone had so much fun that we went way over when it was suppose to end. I had to call the doggy daycare our dogs were at and let them know we would be late picking them up.
  9. Nik

    Nik Well-Known Member

    So much fun! So much planning and thought went into it. It turned out so amazing. I highly recommend having pinatas at all adult parties after this... of course filled with tiny bottles of booze. lol
  10. Bailey's Mom

    Bailey's Mom Super Moderator Super Moderator

    Ah, Sweety! This makes me smile to tears. It's fabulous...YOU ARE FABULOUS!!!

    I know you said you were so exhausted...So tired, BUT, this was Disney-esk level entertainment. I was 36 when I popped my pup and I dragged my ass(ets) to answer the door, let alone entertain (brilliantly.) YOU, MY DEAR, ARE AMAZING!!!!!!

    And the Pictures! I Am So Glad that You Did This For Yourself. It Is The Sweetest Time, but it soon gets lost in 3 am feedings and dirty diapers. Commemorating your belly, your joy, your mate...Your journey together...PRICELESS!

    YOU GO GIRL! Cyber Hugs and soon some champagne wishes
  11. Sheila Braund

    Sheila Braund Well-Known Member

    Love the pictures, thanks for sharing this with us! Looks like a wonderful shower!
    Wishing you a speedy healthy delivery mommy to be... by the way you are radiantly beauty my dear... you really do carry pregnancy beautiful.
  12. April Nicole

    April Nicole Well-Known Member

    Congrats Nik!!! Beautiful pictures u are absolutely glowing

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