Long-distance Announcement — The Bump
April 2020 Moms

Long-distance Announcement

Any other moms-to-be live far away from family? My family all lives in Michigan, but DH and I are in Florida. Trying to think of special ways to break the news to family (especially our parents)without  just calling! Any ideas?

Re: Long-distance Announcement

  • I live on the East coast of Canada and my folks live in Florida. For DS I sent them each an ornament with their new titles on them and told them I'd like to see them on camera when they opened it so we facetimed.
    Married November 19, 2010
    BFP April 18, 2014 (EDD December 2014) - MMC
    BFP #2 January 2015 - NMC
    BFP #3 October 2017 - F born June 13, 2018
    BFP #4 July 2019 - NMC
    BFP #5 August 2019 - EDD April 2020

  • I bought an etsy wish bracelet for my sister that said Aunt; my plan was to send it to her and have her open it on facetime but then she moved so I opened it for her on facetime lol
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  • I told my brother, who lives in a different state, over FaceTime. This time, I told him that DS need advice from my nephew on how to be a big brother. It was cute. 


    Me 33 DH 33 TTC since Jan 2019 PCOS

    DS1 born September 2017
  • We plan on sending some customized "Save the Date" style announcement cards to all of our extended family members and far away friends after we have told our parents & siblings in person. We have only told ONE couple so far bc we go on vacays with them a lot and we were TTC to be preggo together! 
  • we plan on sending announcement cards as well :) I'm sending my niece a "big cousin" charms bracelet. She's the first grandchild on my husbands side and is super loved and spoiled by all of us. 
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