We decided that we weren’t going to wait to tell our immediate family. We are so close with our family so trying to keep a secret THAT big would be nearly impossible. At this point, I’m just about 4 weeks so although it’s still very early, and the possibility of something happening is still high in the first trimester, I knew that no matter what I wanted our parents and siblings to know and to celebrate this moment.
We were able to get Josh’s parent’s, brother + sister together first so we headed over there on a random weeknight to share our secret. Josh got them together by saying we were going to discuss a possible family investment property so he grabbed a manila folder, printed out a cover page and behind that page, he had the following:
Their reactions were priceless and to say they were shocked + thrilled would be an understatement. Not only that but it felt so good to finally be able to tell someone!
Next up was my side of the family. We knew we’d be seeing them Saturday for a family party, and wanted to share the news before we went. We grabbed some donuts from a local food truck and headed over with this special little box
Just like Josh’s side of the family, their reactions were PRICELESS. It was so surreal being able to share this moment with them, a moment that I had thought about all my life. To see the full video with their priceless reactions, watch below!