What am I still doing in Cancun?

The adventures of an American single mommy working and playing in paradise.

We’re going to see big sister!



my favorite photo of my son and his sister

bye-bye...we'll be together again soon...and finally...soon is today 🙂

     My little one and I are off today, off to join Papi and his family, off to throw my little angel’s (and sometimes my little devil’s) very first birthday party. I am so grateful that he will be able to celebrate with his big sister.

     When big sister found out I was pregnant, she already knew she wanted a little sister. I had always pictured myself with a girl, and for that reason imagined I would have a boy, haha, but after suffering two miscarriages right before I got pregnant with my son, the only thing that was important to me was that my baby was healthy. My husband adores his little girl and I think he was actually hoping for another. Anyway, I was a little afraid to tell big sister that she was going to have a little brother, and not a little sister, but she took the news pretty well, and the closer and closer I got to my due date she would ask her dad, “WHEN?!”

     Since they don’t live together (they don’t even live in the same country) I worry about their relationship. I also worry because they are 11 years apart. Will they be able to form a close bond? Will they stay in touch regularly? I sure hope so.

     I hope they are the kind of siblings who hug. I hope that he will look to her for advice. I hope that she will look to him for advice. I hope she will practice her English with him. I hope they will live together in the same city and meet for coffee. I hope they will cook for each other. I hope they will share stories about their children. I hope they will laugh together about how they both have the same slightly over sized head. I hope they will tell each other about Mexico and Cuba. I hope she will help him to know and understand his Cuban grandparents.

     I hope she will tell him all about his very first birthday party.

     Take care everyone, see you next week.

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *.