Saturday, August 6, 2011

Meet Henry

He's Harper's little brother. She's very excited!

After the 2 seconds it took to confirm that he is, indeed, a boy, and for my heart to grow two sizes and fall madly in love with a slightly scary 3-d ultrasound image of him opening and closing his mouth, Harper jumped on the bandwagon.

"Harper! You're going to have a little brother!"

"A bruh-ber?!"

This is a huge improvement over last week's ultrasound. When asked by the ultrasound tech if she wanted a brother or a sister, she replied matter-of-factly, "A dinosaur."

Today, we asked what we should name him. Enthusiastically, she deemed him, "Snake."

While we're still certainly considering this as a nickname possibility because it's just so awesome (and I'd be lying if I said I hope it doesn't stick, at least for a few days)...

We're going to go with Henry. Henry Butler Our-Last-Name.



We promise he'll gain some weight in the face between now and December.

10 comments:

  1. Yah!!! How lucky are you to have one of each!!! I'm so happy for you and your family! Little Henry will love his mommy to pieces... there is nothing like a mommy's boy!! Yah for babies!!

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  2. So awesome! Henry "Snake" Butler haha

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  3. oh my goodness what a handsome guy--you know, in a fetus sort of way :-D

    snake butler has a nice ring to it by the way...

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  4. You realize since Henry is the first boy in our fam, there will be lots of spoil. Go Blue! Btw, Billy would love "snake" Butler :-)

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  5. Thanks so much, everyone! We are so, so excited. . . and y'all.. she called him Snake again, today. I'm beginning to think it wasn't a funny coincidence.

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  6. Hey - she knows what she's doing. Later in life, how beneficial for her to have a brother named Snake?!

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  7. Oh I LOVE it! Love that you're having a boy (knew it!), love that Harper's stoked, and LOVE the name! Or names, I suppose, haha!

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  8. Yay for baby Snake! Congratulations, so glad you were able to have another ultrasound after your experience with the last douchy tech. Like seriously, that chick (I think it was a chick right?) better have been having just the most awful day of her life to be so crappy and flippant on such a big day for an expectant mother. Yuck to her. Yay for baby bruh-ber!

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