Country crooner Mike Eli and his wife Kacey are about to be the proud parents of a baby girl due in early August. The lead singer of the Eli Young Band – who discovered the wonderful news on New Year’s Day – claims he is definitely reading up on his new role.
“[Kacey] and her mom got me a couple books that I am reading, “ the musician tells PEOPLE. “And it can be a little overwhelming.”
“I recommend reading them for the basics and what to expect during pregnancy, but they can’t teach you to be a good dad and a good partner,” the singer adds. “That’s up to me to figure out.”
The couple – who recently celebrated their second wedding anniversary – are very excited to meet their little one in August and Mike is already feeling the difficulty of working away from home.
“We’ve been on the road so much for so long, and we like it, we love playing shows, but I think all four of us agree, now that we’re all married, the urge to get home is a lot stronger than it ever has been,” he explains.
“Now that Kacey’s pregnant it’s even stronger, and I can only imagine what it will be like once the baby is born,” he continues, “It will be extremely hard to leave them.”
Congrats to the happy couple!