We had our ultrasound today!!!  When you’ve waited this long for another baby, there’s a lot of sheltering of your emotions for the – what if.  It was such a sigh of relief to see this little guy.  He’s real!  We even got to see him yawn today! Meet our son, Gabriel Joachim –

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Gabriel yawning.

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Since we’ve waited soooo long for his arrival, his name was inspired by Saints Joachim and Anna, the parents of the Virgin Mary.  Here’s a free audio version of my absolute favorite children’s version of their life.  This is where the inspiration for our son’s name came from:

http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/grapevine/readings_from_under_the_grapevine_-_program_111