Laila Ali is expecting a girl!

Photo: AP Photo/Kathy Willens

Photo: AP Photo/Kathy Willens

Former professional boxer and daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali, and her husband, retired NFL star Curtis Conway, are expecting their second child, and she just announced on her very own mom blog that IT’S A GIRL: “I am so excited and pleased to announce that I am having a girl! Her name will be Sydney J. Conway.”

Wow, we have a name and everything!

Laila says she’s already splurging on girlie outfits (who can resist?). Apparently, she’s struggling to resist the urge to splurge both on the baby clothes AND food. But she has a trick:
I’ve even started buying little outfits for her when I spy them in the sale section. However, exerting self-control at the sale rack is like trying to exert self-control around all of the cookies, cakes, gift baskets and sweets that seem to be everywhere right now! But I fight the urge as much as I can. To help maintain my self-control, I allow myself a “cheat day” on Saturdays when I can eat whatever I want. I’m not talking about a nibble of this or that, but literally whatever I want. I love Saturdays!
Sounds like a plan! Little Sydney J. Conway will join big brother Curtis Jr. (2) when she arrives spring 2011.

xo Haley-O

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