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Now We are Nesting!

Since we're in the preparatory process of moving, we're cleaning out boxes and finding loads of fun stuff!  Some we're keeping for Victor, like "The Woodsies" (see picture at right) and the children's books - and some we're keeping for ourselves, like all of the Star Wars toy sets.  Eventually, they might hit eBay or the local vintage toyshop...but for now, we're still playing with them!

Cleaning and organizing seems so much more appealing now than they ever have.  I usually hate doing my chores (putting away clothes is the worst - I'll wash & fold, but putting them away - yuck), but lately, it's been easier and easier.  The same goes for studying.  I've been devouring each and every book on childbirth and newborn care that I come across. 

Suzi, the voice of KHQ (you hear her voice at the top of every newscast saying, "This is KHQ...home of the 2008 Olympic Winter Games" and in many Success by 6 Public Service Announcement spots) is expecting a grandchild and her daughter-in-law recommended the book "The Happiest Baby on the Block" by Dr. Harvey Karp (http://www.thehappiestbaby.com/).  I picked it up at Hastings this weekend and I'm already halfway through.  It's really interesting.  So far, of all the books offering advice on calming a crying baby, this one makes a lot of logical sense to me.  I'm not going to spoil it by giving you the "method" here, but it really does open your eyes to some great ideas. 

Tonight, Donna Graham is coming over with a muslin of my dress for the wedding.  I'm so excited to see what it looks like in person - and to see how much room it has (or will need) to accommodate my growing belly!  When I get to try on the real thing, I'll take some pictures so you can see how we're coming along.

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