Quick, before I get Sidetrack'd

This and that, the baby edition

Thoughtfully penned on January 5th, 2010 and generally concerning Cloth diapers, Life with littles, Pregnancy, S

Okay, so I haven’t blogged in…well, in forever. I wish I had a really good excuse, like I was caring for a newborn, but, alas, not yet.

So here are a few random pieces of information concerning the baby girl

~In November we bought a minivan. You might remember that I was having a really hard time with the idea of driving a minivan; I have to admit, however, that it really isn’t bad. We ended up getting a Honda Odyssey, and I like it a lot.

~Last week I washed several loads of laundry to get all of her tiny little clothes ready to wear, blankets ready to wrap up in, and burp cloths ready to spit up on. We have approximately 3 dozen burp cloths…is that normal?

~Her crib is in her room and the bumper pads are washed, but there is no sheet on the bed, the changing table is filled with non-baby items, and Little’s name is still hanging on the wall. Guess we still have some work to do there before she moves into the crib.

~She is well stocked on diapers. We should have plenty of tiny disposable diapers to get us through the first week or two, and I’ve got the GroBaby and BumGenius stash waiting in the wings.

~The infant car seat is installed in the van just waiting to bring her home from the hospital.

~I am 39 weeks 4 days pregnant. Officially the longest I’ve ever been pregnant. And she doesn’t seem to be in any hurry to make her appearance. I figure she’s waiting until later in the week when it’s supposed to snow. Or possibly for Spring.

~I alternate between being extremely ready for her to arrive and perfectly content for her to stay right where she is. I think this has more to do with the potential reactions of the 3 year old and 20 month old than the baby herself.

~That said, I can’t wait to meet her. To hold her. To see what she looks like.

And I think that about sums it up. I’ll keep you posted.

Noise from the peanut gallery

  1. Can’t wait to see her! And I KNOW you don’t want her to stay in til Spring!!! Love y’all!

  2. Nancy Bozarth · January 5th, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    I am waiting patiently for her little appearance. I can’t wait to meet this new little person. Who will she look like? Who’s temperment (sp) will she have? It’s always a little mystery!

  3. Thinking about you two! Jim asks constantly, “Have you heard anything about Jana and baby girl?” Love you all.

  4. did you get your bag packed yet??????

  5. I think she was waiting for me to make our trip and get back so I am here in town ready to watch Little and Boo when she does decide to arrive!!! Can’t wait to meet her!

  6. You are getting so close! How exciting! I also gave in to the minivan thing last summer, and I love having the room. I will go back to a car when we don’t need a van anymore, but they are so convenient! Can’t wait to hear about the new arrival!

  7. Just wanted to say that I think of you often and wish you guys the best. Much love to you and the little ones!

  8. Hopefully, she get the idea soon. Start playing hide and go seek with the kids and see if the baby gets the hint.