I looked at the calendar the other day and saw that I have only 4 more midwife appointments, including my 40 week appointment. (Yes, I know I could go past 40 weeks, but, in the interest of being prepared, I’d rather not wait until then to discuss my birth plan.) I figured I . . . → Read More: My Med-Free Birth Plan
A few random adorable things Vicki has been up to. With my terrible memory, I don’t want to forget how cute she is right now at 19 months.
Right before bed, we go through this little routine:
I say, “I” Vicki repeats, “I” I say, “love” She usually says “YOU!” Last night, instead, . . . → Read More: Recently Cute
We were in Delaware visiting family last weekend, so here’s two weeks together! Picture overload!
Sunday, April 8
Reading her new Big Sister book with Dada.
My little Easter Bunny.
Monday, April 9
Using her baby brother as a pillow.
Ice . . . → Read More: My Weeks in iPhone Photos April 8-21, 2012
How far along? 30 weeks
Maternity clothes? Not only do I wear maternity clothes, I am starting to grow out of some shirts.
Weight Gain? Up 22 pounds total. I’ll get weighed again at my next midwife appointment.
Stretch Marks? None from this pregnancy. Keeping my fingers crossed!
Sleep? . . . → Read More: Thirty Weeks!
When there are 5 other adults to help supervise, it’s a lot easier to get decent pictures of your kid at the playground.
(She seriously says “Wheeeee” the entire time she is sliding down. And she always chooses the tallest slide in the . . . → Read More: Slide! – Wordless Wednesday
I knew things would be a little different this time around, but it’s astonishing how different my pregnancies have been. Fortunately, much of the good stuff had been the same – I feel good, have a fair amount of energy, and, in general, really enjoy being pregnant. The mental and emotional side of . . . → Read More: First Pregnancy vs. Second Pregnancy
As I mentioned yesterday, I went to my first real consignment sale recently and scored some great finds. No, wait – that’s a lie. I went to a consignment sale last year and was so completely overwhelmed that I bought some clothes that I never used and didn’t need. This year, I was . . . → Read More: How to Shop a Consignment Sale
I don’t have the patience for thrifting. I’m not really into kitschy decor and I hate the word whimsical. A kid’s consignment sale, however, I am ALL OVER.
I went to such a sale a few weeks ago, armed with a long list. I used their spreadsheets to figure out what each kid . . . → Read More: Spring Consignment Sale Finds
She quickly learned how to open eggs to access the goodies inside.
What do you mean I have to check and see if it's my egg? They're not ALL mine?
Too distracted by the eggs to rip off her headband. Chalking that up as a . . . → Read More: Easter Egg Hunt – Wordless Wednesday
My sweet, little, 18 month old girl is obsessed. With shoes.
She wakes up in the morning and asks for shoes. She pulls her shoes out of the closet and tries to put them on. She picks up shoes next to the front door and brings them to me to put on her . . . → Read More: Shoes