sorry i've been so incognito. life has continued to be a bit crazy. but soon, we will all be forced to slow down, sleep, and keep quiet as a newborn enters this home. is it wrong to think that'll be a break of sorts? (you moms-of-newborns are probably shaking your head at me right now thinking, "break!? you fool. as if! get ready for it to get crazier!" and you are probably right.). but anyway, we're getting lots done. a trip to ikea (which somehow can always make you feel super productive), cooking, cleaning, and building... things are happening. but it doesn't stop me from staying awake after one of my middle-of-the-night bathroom breaks to mull over all that's still left. i hate when i do that. but alas, it is the curse of being a woman? or being a pregnant woman in her last trimester? i'm not sure. either way, i was up from 4 am on thinking about cleaning mildew off a spot on the bathroom ceiling, reinstalling a toilet paper holder that just won't stay in, and fixing a paint spot in the nursery. and let me just say, my husband is making room for this crazy (and helping me all the while), which makes me love him even more.
my mom has been around this week which has been wonderful. she's been helping lots and of course we can chat and talk about the baby, and watch a movie in between the going-going-going. she's always a welcome visitor. she planned on answering your doctor marianne questions when, on a bit of a whim, her and my dad decided to go look at a potential place to move (jersey shore, what what! and for all you nay-sayers, this is south jersey--not snooki-ville). they took the jump, put their house on the market, and one week later, it has sold. so, needless to say, her life is a little crazy too. but, i promise, they are coming soon. we've been talking about them lots. so thank you for asking them and thank you for your patience!
and... as you can see, i missed a 33-week dear baby post. i'm bummed about that as i hoped to have them all and one day put them in a book (per so many of your suggestions!) and now i'm missing a week! baby will just have to realize, mama had a crazy week, and i'm sure all will be forgiven. i will try my very best not to miss another though as i really love doing them.
and last but not least, this baby needs to get head-down cause i am fairly certain he's laying across my stomach right now. so, send your head-down, labor-ready thoughts to him, if you don't mind. i know i've got some time, but i just like to be ready. have you noticed?
oh, and the picture? has nothing to do with this post. it's just some cute zulily clothes that popped into my email this morning and i thought i'd share. oh, and thank goodness this one's a boy because it's so much easier not to spend oodles on clothes if you're having a boy. but, you should join. and not just for the kid's clothes. i scored a beautiful table cloth on zulily and they've got all sorts of other stuff like women's clothes and bathing suits, and so on and so forth.
now, i am going to most likely be a crazy person somewhere else and scrub something like it's never been scrubbed before.
have a fabulous sunday.