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  • Sheila


  • Dooce, congratulations!!! Thank you for writing about everything that brought you to this moment – you help the rest of us get through our lives, too.

  • A. Berkoski


    I’m so happy for you. You deserve all the happiness!

  • Yaaayy!!! Congratulations guys! I’m so happy for you!

  • Congrats!!

  • Cassandra

    Yay! I kept thinking you would announce news like this any day…

  • Congratulations!!!

  • Miss S

    WOOOO HOOOO! Awesomeness! Happy-baby-thoughts are with you all, here’s to a mellow pregnancy!
    I’m so curious to hear Leta’s thoughts on this new addition 🙂

  • Amy

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you! 😀

  • Rachel

    long time stalker saying Congratulations! So happy for you!

  • OH MY GOD!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sue W

    Holy Crap! I didn’t see that coming! My hubby is a Frito rep, so we could help with those cravings.

    Congrats on the new bundle.

  • Ana

    Congratulations! Such happy news.

  • Bridget

    I have not commented, but love your quick wit. Here is a link if you want a name in Elvish.

  • BD in NYC

    FANTASTIC NEWS!!! Congrats and much good luck!

  • Many congrats:)

  • I am thrilled for you!!!! Have you told Leta yet and if so, how’s that going?

    *doing happy dance*


  • OH wonderful! Wishing you and your family the very, very best. Congratulations!

  • Congratulations!! I are so very happy for you. The waiting and trying process can be unbelievably hard.

    I can’t wait to meet the new baby! Take care.

  • mpp


  • Kate

    Congratulations to you all! Wishing you a healthy and peaceful pregnancy and birth.

  • Rosemary

    Yay! So excited for you. And my first thought is of how much free baby crap people are going to mail you! lol! Congrats!

  • Amazing news — congratulations! I may be weeping a little.

  • Sarah

    I’ll pile on and say CONGRATS as well!!!

    Also, a preemptive “fuck the haters”!!!

  • AmyH

    HOLY COW! Congratulations. I am so happy for you and can’t believe you have the self restraint to hold off on telling the world until you had an ultrasound. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome.

  • Congratulations again!!!! I already commented on your flickr picture but had to do it again! I also read everyday but rarely comment… I am so happy for you and Leta! She’s going to be a big sister!!!

  • Congratulations! My due date is June 28! I also experienced a miscarriage last year so it was a relief to see a steady heartbeat. Now every time I get nauseous or crave something weird, I just get so happy.

  • ack! your due date is my anniversary 🙂 congratulations!!

  • Congratulations!!! That’s wonderful news and I wish you all the best!!!

  • Wonderful, wonderful news

  • Congrats!

  • Aryana

    CONGRATULATIONS! Heather, you gave me chills. I am so utterly happy for you and Jon. I wish you health and happiness for a successful pregnancy.

  • Wow! That is such good news! Mazel Tov! Thankfully the baby won’t be chewing and destroing Leta’s toys right away like the new puppy!

  • That is so awesome! Congratulations!!!!!!

  • Julie in CA

    WOW, so exciting for the Armstrong’s, the internet’s are excited with you.

  • I had a miscarriage last week and have been super depressed. This post made me happy. I feel like everyone I know that is pregnant is lame-o and I have been feeling sorry for their unborn child.

    This reassures me that kick ass people are still having kids!

  • Linsey

    YAY! my birthday is June 15th… plus, Flag Day is rockin!

  • Jennifer

    congratulations!!!!! so happy for good news.

  • Floyd

    Congratulations! Wonderful news!

    June 14th is my birthday so of course that’s even better!

  • Kim Ross

    Congrats. I am so excited for you guys.

  • jaggy

    I got teary & I don’t even know you!! but I feel like I do.. Perfect Wed news.. Thanks.

  • Lauren

    CONGRATULATIONS! I totally just got a little choked up about it. 🙂 I must be pmsing.

  • Angie

    I have just finished reading your blog from the last post to this post. I feel like I have known you for ages and have such a love for you. Im so excited for you! I hope this pregnancy is just amazing.

  • Joyce

    Congrats to you and your family!!!! Awesome news!

  • Congratulations! Can’t wait for this one to join your family, so we can hear the funny things this child will do!

  • How wonderful!! Congrats!!

  • rocketbride

    yay! good luck and good health!

  • Caroline in MA

    Congratulations!! So excited to hear your happy news!!!


  • Awww!! You lucky lucky girl!! Congratulations!!!

  • Congrats! I’m due with #2 a few weeks later on July 11th. Totally freaked out about the prospect of having a 4 year old and newborn in the same house. Good luck and hope that your pregnancy is healthy and uneventful!