The new year brings the excitement of new possibilities. For many, it’s a chance to recommit to our goals.
One famous family have a little more to be excited about this year. Social media platforms have been abuzz with exciting news.
It’s a welcome break to be notified of good news via Twitter. We’ve gotten too used to learning of the latest tragedy via notifications from the tiny bird.
HGTV’s hit show “Fixer Upper” is hosted by Chip and Joanna Gaines. In September, they announced that the current season, its fifth, would be their last.
— Chip Gaines (@chipgaines) November 8, 2016
“It is with both sadness and expectation that we share the news that season 5 of Fixer Upper will be our last. While we are confident that this is the right choice for us, it has for sure not been an easy one to come to terms with,” the couple announced.
Devastating fans the world over, we can hardly fault the couple for being ready for the next chapter in their lives. In the latest episode of the season that aired Jan. 2, the client was Joanna’s little sister, who announced she was expecting her sixth child.
Simultaneously, the Gaines had a joyful announcement of their own — announced on social media. In a playful post by Chip, 43, who compared his belly to his wife’s, he captioned, “Gaines, party of 7…”
Chip and Joanna, 39, already have four beautiful children ranging in age from 7 to 12. In case anyone was slow to count, Chip clarified that the “party of 7” meant that the happy couple are expecting their fifth child.
Giddy with excitement and with a flare for foreshadowing, the couple dropped hints via a series of short videos promoting “Fixer Upper” posted online. While many attentive fans may have caught on, the confirmation announcement was a sweet breath of fresh air.
— Chip Gaines (@chipgaines) January 3, 2018
Whether ending the show at the end of the season had anything to do with the pregnancy is unknown. What is known is that infancy is a beautiful time in child development that takes a lot of parental energy and attention.
With four kids under their belt already, Chip and Joanna know what to expect and seem to be excited about the new bun in the oven.
Congratulations to the entire Gaines family! Wishing you an easy pregnancy resulting in a beautiful and healthy new member to the Gaines clan.
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