An unfiltered fire hose of flaming condemnation

This kid better get used to hand-me-downs

  • Congrats to everyone, but especially Leta, since she’ll have someone to pass all that princess information onto. Imagine the dress up parties they’ll have!

  • And they called her Aurora for to them she was like the sunrise….

  • Congrats!

    Poor Jon and Chuck. Completely outnumbered. And just watch — Princess Aurora will turn out to be a total jock, as different from Leta as Coco is from Chuck, meaning that not only will you have to relearn everything but that Leta will be intensely frustrated. (I base this presumption upon what would be the most ironic, which is how things have generally turned out with regards to babies I’ve known.)

  • Jan


  • Congrats! As a mom of 3 boys, maybe we could work out some sort of occasional kid-trade. Either that your hubs could come hang out here every once in a while and bask in the testosterone poisoning. I could hang out with you and do girl stuff. Whatever that is.

  • Maria

    Yay for girls! I have three and it is the BEST!

  • Amanda in WI

    No better relationship in the world than that of sisters.
    Congrats from bitterly freezing WI.

  • Chris

    Congrats Heather, that’s awesome news.

  • Congrats! I am so happy for all of you! Girls are the best!

  • Congrats!!!!!! Like you probably needed more princess crowns laying around the house.

  • simone

    congrats again on the little girl

  • MK

    Sisters rock.

  • Good for you, Heather!

    Man, it was so weird to see those pink letter pointing out Girl Parts. I was so convinced that this baby was going to be a boy! But yeah, girls rule. Especially three Armstrongs.
    Nevertheless, I’m really happy and excited and secretly visiting your site multiple times a day to see if there’s any pregnancy news. I cannot wait to see baby pictures.

    Good luck and don’t vomit too much.

  • I love Leta’s name. I can’t wait to hear what you come up with for Kid v.2.0.

    I don’t know how people who choose to be surprised can stand the wait. I’m so glad you aren’t one of those!


  • Lyndsey

    Girl Power!!!

  • Congratulations! My mum grew up in a house with four girls, and my grandad survived, so Jon will make it!! He’s just going to need some “alone time” do to all the “man stuff” to keep him sane.

    Can’t wait to hear what you guys decide to name her!

  • Julie

    Congrats! Go girls!

  • ali

    so nice! my sister is my best friend. i was thrilled when i had my second girl! congrats!

  • makakona

    CONGRATS! we just had our fourth (FOURTH!) baby girl (all five and under, eeps!) and love it! everyone thought my husband a liar when he said he really did want another girl. hand-me-downs are awesome and not having the circumcision argument with everyone and their mother? priceless!

  • Amy

    Congrats! Hand me downs rock!

  • Anonymous

    Clearly, God did not want to deal with a “Prince Aurora” fiasco either.


  • April Lundberg


  • desiree

    Congratulations! That’s really exciting!

  • Liz

    What’s wrong with boys?

  • Amy

    Aww congrats to all of you! I was thinking you were going to have a boy, to even things out a bit 😉 But another girl is awesome 🙂

  • YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • –>Congratulations on seeing “burger and buns” on the ultrasound.

    Love hand me downs and now there is more justification for buying things for Leta now that they can be used twice.

  • Nancy

    Hooray!! I have two girls (twins) and must say — girls are awesome!! You’ll have a blast 🙂
    Can’t wait to find out what this little cherub’s name will be, and look forward to years of great blog entries about your expanding family!

    Much happiness to all of you!

  • congrats to you!

  • That ultrasound picture is so clear, it is practically obscene.

  • Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Such excitingness!!! Congrats to the whole “Dooce” household!

  • Awwwww, congrats!

  • Nan M.

    Yay – congrats!!!

  • Congrats! Princess Aurora it is.

    As for being outnumbered… well, at least he’s got Chuck!

  • roberta

    congratulations on another perfect little girl.

  • Anonymous

    Congrats to your whole family, but especially to Leta. I have three daughters and it’s wonderful. There’s a very special connection between sisters as I know you already know.

  • Congratulations! I bet Chuck is going to be so excited about another person in the house. Are you going to name her Aurora or Ariel?!

  • Congratulations! So very exciting!!!!!

  • Congrats!

  • Dude. I was just twittering about names for you.McCall, Luella, Aberdeen, Gretta!
    I am excited! I think two girls is perfect! Congrats and revel in this special day!!!

  • Lisa

    Sisters rock! I have two and consider myself so lucky! Congrats on the wonderful news!

  • Very nice! Looks like you’re gonna have another pair of flippy-flaps (aka girlie parts) to maintain now! Congrats!!

    I have 2 girls and hand-me-downs are WONDERFUL! I’m sure my youngest won’t think so in a few years, but right now… I’m LOVING it.

  • Poor Chuck…another girl over which he hath no rule. What an exciting day for y’all – congratulations!

  • Haley

    Congratulations!!! That’s so exciting!

  • laura

    YAY for girl parts! Congrats!!!

  • of course i dont know you (though i feel that i do)i just read you everyday and i am sooo happy for this new addition to the family (cant wait for the posts to come!)and i think it cool that its another girl!!

  • Congratulations!! You’re so lucky!! I have stalled on having our second child because I’m terrified of having another boy. Maybe I should print your ultrasound pictures and rub them on my uterus for good luck!

  • Congrats Heather. I am really thrilled for you guys.

  • hooray for girl parts! princess aurora has arrived!

  • Congrats Heather! GIRLS RULE!

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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