"We're having a baby!" I said and I slowly walked out and Austin lifted me up and spun me around, I kissed his lips softly. "I love you!" He said and then he kissed my stomach "I love you too." He said "When do we tell Kelsey?" He asked me "When Bella gets home. Tonight for dinner." I said and Austin kissed my lips softly and I returned his kiss. Austin smiled at me, we made an OBGYN appointment for today, we took Kelsey to Karen's and then we went to the appointment and sure enough we saw a baby on the screen and heard the heart beat "That's our child." I said to Austin who smiled at me, we made our next appointment for four weeks from now, I also called to my schedule my two month appointment for in two weeks. When we went back home, Bella was there and Austin took Bella and Kelsey home "Where did you two go?" Karen asked me and I pulled out the picture "Congratulations! And you have to tell Abby!" She said and I looked at her "No. No. No." I said and Karen giggled "You will be fine." She said and I smiled at her. "What do you want?" Karen asked "A boy. I know Austin would want a boy." I said and Karen smiled at me.
"Let's go out tonight." I said and they were excited we went to Chuck E cheese for dinner and then after we ate dinner, I looked at both girls "I have some important news to tell you." I said and Bella looked at me all wide-eyed "I'm not going to live with daddy am I?" Bella asked me. "No Bells! No! Good news!" I said and she looked at me "Austin and I are going to have a baby." I said "Yay!" Bella said and I looked at Kelsey "It means you are going to have a little sister or brother." I said and Kelsey smiled at me "Yay!" Kelsey said and Austin squeezed my hand. "We have to tell my mother now." Austin said and I rolled my eyes "I don't want to." I said "We have to. We can stop by tonight." Austin said and I kissed his lips softly. "Fine." I said and Austin smiled at me. We let the girls play a little bit more and then we went to his parent's house "What a lovely surprise!" Abby said smiling at us and like always the girls were taken away into their bedroom "Is dad around?" Austin asked "Yes. Todd!" Abby yelled and he came in "Can we sit down and talk?" Austin asked "Sure." Todd said and we sat down on the couch "What's the news?" Abby asked "Lexie is expecting." Austin said "Expecting what? A letter?" Abby asked "A baby mom." Austin said "Congratulations!" Todd said and Abby just gave me the death glare like it was something I had planned with it.
"That's good news!" Abby said and everybody could tell she was faking it "Well thanks for shopping by, see you around." She said "That's it." I said and I went into Katie's room and smiled "Girls, we're leaving. So sorry Katie and Ashley. Maybe you can spend the night sometime." I said and they smiled, I lifted up Kelsey and walked to the car not even saying bye to Abby. Austin came out once they were in their seats "I want to go home." I said "I'm sorry about my mom. But weren't you a bit rude?" Austin asked me "Me?! You're mother thinks I'm trash!" I said "No she doesn't!" Austin said "Did you see the way she was looking at me?! She hates me!" I said "no she doesn't. You're not being that friendly to my mother. Just because you never really had a mother it doesn't mean my mother is a jerk." He said and I stared at him "Let's go." I said and we rode in quiet, I couldn't believe he went there. When we got home I got Kelsey and Bella asleep and then I changed into my pajama bottoms and then a tank top and I wore my hair down and I went outside on the porch and let my hair get in my face. I couldn't believe he went there. I was still mad at him. I know his mother doesn't like me and I don't like her.
I stayed outside until Austin came in to change and got his pillow and then he went to the couch and then I went into the room and slept on the bed alone. I couldn't sleep though, I went into the living room and saw Austin who was still awake "Sorry." I said "I'm sorry too. I shouldn't have went there." Austin said "You're right." I said "I'm sorry." I said and he hugged me "We're going to be parents. We need to work together. We don't need to get upset." Austin said and I nodded. "My mother can be rude." Austin said "I can be not so good too." I said "Trust me, Becca, Noah's wife is relieved to have you in the family. She gave her a hard time from the moment they started dating until you can in the picture. She's jealous. I mean Becca and Noah have a six year old daughter Lindsay, and a four year old son Jacob and my mom still hasn't given her a break." Austin said and I kissed his lips. "I just have bad experience with parents." I said "And yet you're a great parent." Austin said.
That Saturday we're all around the house today after I got home at noon and we heard a knock, I have already told my dad the good news and he pushed the subject about taking Bella from my hand, he said "Lexie I don't mind taking Bella from you. You're going to have your hand fulll for Kelsey and the new baby, work, and school you don't have time for Bella." My dad said "Dad, I was tweleve. You left us, mom was depressed. I raised Bella. I'm the only caregiver Bella knows. I don't care if I have five kids, Bella is not leaving me. I would find a good lawyer if I have to." I said and he just said he was sorry. But that day we heard a knock and I got up and it was my mother "Can I come in?" she asked "Okay." I said last we heard she was in rehab still since we left her there and all. "Hey Belly." My mom said and Bella clung to Austin "Girls, I'm sorry for how I was." She said and we nodded "Don't worry Bella I'm not taking you from Lexie. This is your home. I'm actually going to California." She said "I don't want to come in and mess up your family. I haven't been the greatest mom and I won't fix it easily." I said and we nodded "I'm going to do the smart thing and get myself out of the picture and go to a different rehab place that I know will help me." My mom said and we hugged her "I will write." She said and we nodded "Sissy is pregnant." Bella said "Congratulations!" My mom said and I smiled "I love you." She said "I love you too." We said and she smiled at me.
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