We wished that we could have told all our family that we were expecting in person, but we were lucky that my parents’ visit happened to coincide with the end of the first trimester, the perfect time to start sharing the news. We decided to surprise them by setting the table with napkins I’d made, spelling out Grandma, Grandpa, Mom, and Dad in fabric marker. And then we asked them to find their place. I got such a kick out of watching how long it took my father to figure out the message. My mother, she got it right away. Dad looked from Grandpa to Dad and back again before looking at us and whispering with a shocked expression: “You’re pregnant?” For the parents out there, how did you tell your families?
[Inspired by Heart of Light’s Four Phrases Napkins]