Saturday, January 22, 2011

All Baby preparations now

Now, that we have returned from vacation, our last vacation as just Matthew and I we are all baby preparation. It seems as we are getting closer and closer to our due date, more of our conversations are about baby and preparations for baby. Today, we registered at Walmart and next week we are going to register at Babies R Us. Matthew enjoyed scanning things and thought we should register for everything they had :-)

We have been on the search for the perfect crib and will hopefully decide and order by next week. We also got paint samples and are narrowing our search on bedding. We bought a travel system stroller and car seat combo, that we got an amazing deal on.

Matthew can now feel our little one kick and move and can not believe how active she is. He will now continually ask if she is moving and will want to feel her :-)

As we are getting the nursery together we also have been working on several odd jobs on the house as well. Lots of painting projects and trimming out of things. Hoping to get as much done as possible. I have the feeling we will not have this much time after she arrives. Matthew's favorite phrase to say when we are at a restaurant with children sitting near by is, "We better enjoy the peace and quiet now."
Fireplace Matthew is working on right now

Went to the doctor this week and he said everything looks great. I also had my glucose test this week and will get the results next week sometime. No one told me I had to drink 12 ounces in 5 mins. Goodness, I was not sure if I could do it but I was successful!! The doctor asked what kind of childbirth I wanted, I told him I would attempt all natural and he then asked if I knew what that ment. I smiled and said yes. I said I am not opposed to an epidural but I do not want it if I didn't need it. He said most women are one way or the other thought it was an interesting take. Now only 2 more weeks till my next appointment. I feel like I see my doctor more than anyone else.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

It's a.....

If you have not heard, we are having a little girl. We have not chose any names yet we are waiting for the perfect name that will match her. She is now growing at a rapid paces and weighs in about 1.5 lbs. She has began gaining 6 ounces a week. I can definitely tell that she is getting bigger and her kicks are a little more forceful and sometimes surprise me.

I have neglected blogging because I was enjoying the holidays with the husband and family. It was so fun to start family traditions in our little family, that we will continue doing each year. The little one got just as many Christmas presents as I did.

We are starting to plan out the nursery. Right now it is an all white room waiting to be decorated. We are not going to do a themed room but I do not I want a real pretty chandelier (with a dimmer), a white floor rug, and I plan on put cute sayings and pictures on the wall. I am going to do all white furniture but I have not chose bedding or a wall color, still contemplating on that one. I will put pictures of the two nurseries I like up. I would change things in both of them to make them a little more our style and put our decorative touch on it.

We have started looking on baby furniture and reading the consumer reports on all of the different furniture we like. We hope to buy a crib this month and have bedding picked out. My mom is willing to make the bedding if I can not find a good deal on it.

I have started getting very excited and impatient for our little girl to arrive. I am also glad that we have 4 months to prepare for our little one. Lots to do to get everything ready for her.