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Back to Books!

We officially have 8 weeks to go before Victor is due to arrive.  I've painted the nursery and we've put together the crib.  I finally had the opportunity to pull the pile of baby stuff we've been accumulating out of the giant Rubbermaid bin we put it all in before the move.  I took a mental inventory of what we have already, what we need and what I want to get before Vic's arrival.  I have been slowly building and re-building our registry, but can finally feel confident that I'm asking for the right things now!

Baby class has been a really interesting experience.  We're learning both about the labor and birth experience and about relaxation techniques.  My favorite is the facial massage and the touch relaxation.  I've had Billy practice the facial massage at home with me a few times already.  It really takes the tension out of my day. 

It's just about time for me to make another trip to the bookstore to peruse the children's section for anything new/old or just eye-catching.  Now that I have Vic's nursery almost done, I can stock his bookshelves even more!  I've seen tons of "Little Golden Books" (http://www.randomhouse.com/golden/) at various garage sales around lately.  I used to love reading those.  My favorite was "Scuffy" the Tugboat.  That's one I'll enjoy reading to Victor.  Of course, you can't forget "Little Critter", who is sometimes in Little Golden Books, and sometimes in paperbacks of his own.  I loved these Mercer Mayer stories - and just how much like me Little Critter was.  You can see lots of fun Little Critter stuff at www.littlecritter.com, and find some other neat stuff at http://www.zazzle.com/little_critter.  

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