Definitely Nesting

This weekend is all about getting ready for the baby. We’re picking up the components to convert the crib into a cosleeper.  This involves bed lifts, high density foam, and bungee cords.  Expect a full post later. We’re washing and sorting through all of the newborn and 0-3 month sized clothes that we have leftover…

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A Week of Appointments

This week has been full of appointments! Well, I suppose two appointments doesn’t really count as “full” but it just seemed pretty busy. On Tuesday, Juan went with me to the appointment with the midwives.  Since we’re getting down to the wire, I wanted him to go again.  The appointment went well.  We reviewed the…

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Writing My Birth Preferences

This is one of those posts that I’ve actually been pretty excited to write about.  Birth preferences! Writing out my birth preferences this time around is so different from writing my Birth Plan from when Gabi was born.  The hospital where I had Gabi provided a template, so I based my plan off of that…

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Antenatal Depression? PTSD? Thanks HG.

I’m having a bit of a difficult time right now, and that’s hard for me to admit.  This may be a short post.  I don’t really want to write it.  But Kat over at Love Makes a Family and I had a conversation recently about how important honesty is, so I need to be honest about…

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Third Trimester Grace

I don’t have it. I’m not talking about physical grace.  Obviously I don’t have that.  It’s hard to waddle gracefully and moving around requires plenty of grunting and groaning. I’m talking about social grace.  Emotional grace.  That almost transcendant zen-like glow that some pregnant women seem to have. I want to stab those transcendent glowy ladies with…

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