Four of a Kind


I’ve never actually played poker but from what I understand Four of a Kind is a pretty good hand to be holding because the chances are against it.

In families, Four of a Kind is really playing against the odds as well. In a study done by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, 6,000 familes were studied. 463 of those families had four children. Of them, only 67 were all same gender. That’s only 15%.

Why am I telling you this? We had an ultrasound done of our baby yesterday and it looks like we’re holding four of a kind. Another girl! There was lots of kicking and wiggling and grabbing her feet but the doctor got a good look and said there were definately “girl parts.”

So we join the exclusive club of four girls and now I am officially out-numbered. And I love it!

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About mikedellosso

Mike Dellosso is an author of wide-eyed suspense. He writes stories that not only entertain but enlighten.

Posted on October 26, 2010, in Family, parenting and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Congratulations again! God wants to make sure you don’t get out of this world without understanding women. 🙂

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  2. Aww, this is great news. Praying for a healthy little sweetie for you and Jen. Baby D will have three GREAT sisters to look up to. Hope you have already started saving for those FOUR weddings!!! God bless you all.

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  3. Wow, Mike. Four of a kind wins every time. ;P

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  4. Congratulations, Mike! Love ‘the journey’ comment of understanding women!! LOL

    Congrats also for the ACFW bookclub read for Darlington Woods!

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  5. Congratulations, Mike! I’m the only female in an all male household, so…you’ll survive! Just make sure you have your own bathroom and you’ll be set! 🙂

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  6. Shawna Franklin

    Congratulations Dellossos! What exciting news! I bet the girls are super excited. Miss you guys!

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  7. This is great! Congratulations!

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