Spilling the Baby Beans: Telling my Parents
I realize this post is about 15 weeks overdue, but doing things “better late than never” is basically how this blog rolls. We found out about Pickles on a Saturday and by Sunday I couldn’t keep the secret in any longer and had to tell my parents the good news.
We called them up on Sunday afternoon, telling them we had a new video chat feature we wanted to test out. The new feature—unbeknownst to them—was that I was recording our entire conversation. I had no idea what their reactions would be, but I knew I wanted to be able to watch it again later.
I’m SO glad I recorded it, because their reaction (my mom’s reaction, specifically) is PRICELESS. I laugh a lot and cry a little every time I see it, which is actually a couple times a week—it’s that good. But don’t take my work for it, watch for yourself!
That was a priceless reaction! Love it!!!
O that was priceless and totally made me teary eyed!
Also it was funny because the start of it sounded like every Skype convo I have with my family with they hey's and what not!
totally made me cry…your mom might just be the cutest thing ever!
That was beyond precious!!
haha that is so adorable!!!
Your mom almost made ME cry! How sweet!
oh my gosh!!! that so made my laugh and tear up!!! sooo sweet! love your dad's reaction "we'll babysit!" reminds me of my papi 🙂 Thanks for posting, loved that!
This is amazing!! The best reactions ever 🙂
oh my gosh, that is so sweet 🙂 Love it, thanks for sharing!
oh your parents are adorable! I love that your mom is like a little volcano of excitement that finally erupts with a shriek!
Awwwww that's awesome!!!! What a cool way to hold on to such a wonderful memory. Your mom is so sweet!
Awww I love this!!!! 🙂
Aww Jessica, that was so sweet! I teared up! 🙂
so freaking cute!!
That was so sweet. Your mom's reaction made me cry. 🙂 How did you record the Skype conversation?
Your mom's reaction is everything! LOL. Too cute. What an awesome moment to have recorded. I love the "Is it positive".
That was so cute!
Oh my god, your mom made me cry!!!!!!!!!
This was awesome to watch! Your mom's reaction is truly priceless and what a great thing to have on video!
Oh my goodness. Your mom made me laugh & cry at the same time.
What a wonderful thing to have down the road! And what a blessing technology is for those of us going through these major milestones far away from our families. I say a grateful prayer every time my now three year old son face times or skypes with my parents. I love that despite having never lived in physical proximity to them, he knows their faces and voices and looks forward to telling them things and asks to call them.
That is awesome! LOVE your moms reaction 🙂
Oh my gosh! *I* cried!!! That was so sweet!!! Your mom's reaction is the BEST.
What a fantastic idea! (To tape the reaction.)I'll have to keep that in mind for the next go-round.
I love your mom, she's just the cutest!
Ohmigosh how precious is your Mom?!? Sitting here all teary-eyed at my desk. That's so amazing.
Love this!! It's so funny when you're mom starts screaming!
That is SO sweet!! Such great memories that you were able to capture!
Awww OMG I love your moms reaction!! So awesome 🙂
Ahh! I am crying at my desk at work. so much! so sweet.
Awwww! It's so nice that you have this on video – your mom's reaction is so sweet! 🙂
Omg best reaction ever!
Aww! What a great memory & keepsake!
Too cool! I look forward very much to someday sharing such news with my parents!
I loved it the first time I saw it, and I still love it! Your mom's reaction makes me all teary-eyed. We still haven't figured out video-chatting in our families, but I'm glad you did.
I LOVE it! Your mom's reaction is great and it made me teary eyed:) It's really hard to keep a great secret like that!
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Omgee!!! This was so sweet!! What a great reaction!!