When she was pregnant with her first child, the impossibly adorable Markie, Lauren Manzo Scalia had one major concern. In the video above, she told The Daily Dish: "I'm due February 26, and there's only 28 days in February ... So I'm kind of saying it's going to be the beginning of March. But the baby's going to be a Pisces, which I was freaking out over at first, because there's a couple Pisces I know that I can't stand."
Spoiler alert: Lauren and Vito's little girl was ultimately born on February 24, 2017, which means that she has a birthday coming right up! And even though Markie is, indeed, a Pisces, she and her mama are getting along just fine. OK, that's an understatement: If you follow Lauren on Instagram, you'll know that her daughter is the absolute love of her life.
In a February 20 Instagram post, the Manzo'd With Children daughter wrote: "My baby is gonna be 2 on Sunday and I can’t handle how much I love her." The accompanying picture showed Markie biting into a pastry, sweetly looking at the camera with her big brown eyes. Cash in on the cuteness, below:
If we know anything about the kind of grandmother that Caroline Manzo is, we'll bet she can't wait to shower Markie with birthday gifts on her special day. Scroll down to relive The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum's joy when she found out she was going to become a grandma. "I got a little mozzarella coming, a little Scalia baby," she said then. "Life is good."