We're about to expand our family.
She says coyly.
But no batted eyelashes because that's just too twee for words.
Maybe a sort of sly-ish smile though, something that implies knowingness and... I dunno... a bit of devil-may-care perhaps?
[right now my mother is breathing deeply and clutching the keyboard - WHAT ON EARTH have I done??]
Yes, in fact we're expecting. Twins. Child 1 and I.
Sort of twins that is, I mean they aren't identical or anything... but...
The due date was supposed to be some time this week and Child 1 has been helping with the whole patiently waiting thing by asking me daily, "so? Are they here yet?"
Sadly, no. They are not here.
And so we remain.