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35/35!

I can't believe we are at this point! 35 weeks pregnant -- 35 days until my due date. That feels really really soon. It also means we need to get our butts in baby-preparation gear. 

I was just reading over the post I wrote for 35/35 with Henry and I was struck by how prepared we were. His nursery was almost completely done. I was just finishing up preparations. I seemed relaxed.


This time, well. We finally moved tot school out of the nursery space and into its {for real this time} permanent home. I bough a rug for the baby. I've washed a few things. But, yeah. We have a long way to go. And, I have a feeling we will never quite be at the point that we were for Henry.


Instead of nice nursery pictures -- enjoy some random bathroom selfies and the mess that is the nursery.

But, hey, we still have 35 or so days to go. And some seriously strong nesting urges...so, you never know what can be accomplished. 

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Hahaha - with my first, we had the bedroom ready, all clothes washed, car seat and stroller put together AND walker - 3 months out. With my second, we finished the wall paper border the morning that I went in to labor. :) Thankfully, the babies don't mind near as much as we do! Sometimes, all it takes is one good weekend (when you actually have the energy!) and it's amazing how fast it pulls together all of a sudden.
Anonymous said…
I had the nursing chair and side table all ready to go. The changing area was mostly ready. Bassinet and my arms were ready for sleeping. If the essentials are there, the details can come later. Her room wasn't fully decorated until she was 5 months. Time together during those first few months are the essentials. Enjoy the nesting!
Audrey said…
This time around at over 28 weeks the nursery, as well as the space in my room that bubs will occupy for the first while are filled with junk. Mostly baby junk, but we are talking NO floor space in the nursery at all. Just thinking about what I have to do makes me panic slightly...so happy to hear I am not alone! Good luck, it always comes together in the end :)

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