Sep 26, 2010

Tah Dah! To do...

I have added a little spot on my sidebar for my ever-growing to-do list. This baby isn't changing her schedule - she's coming out when she's good and cooked. That means I need to make sure that I have everything done that I want done BEFORE babe gets here. I have, give or take, 11 weeks left to accomplish everything.

I have finally finished my afterschool/work babysitting job. I was only watching the girls 2 days a week for a few weeks when I decided that my time is precious. I will never have these three months again to prepare for Adelaide's arrival. So, I gave the family notice, waited for them to find a replacement (thankfully didn't take long!), and picked up the girls from school for the last time on Thursday. It's bittersweet. I've been a part of their lives, and vice versa, for 19 months now. We will definitely keep in touch!

Back to the list. It's not complete. I know there are other things floating around in my head, but they haven't come to the surface. I will cross things off as they are done. I'm shooting for a minimum of one per week, but probably will be able to do more (please, please!).

Anything you can think of that I need to add?

(Wait... I just thought of one: sleep!)


  1. Only 11 more weeks?!?! Wow! Time flies when it's someone else's pregnancy ;)

    Personally, I think you should remove "create chore list for after baby" because pushing a baby out should pretty much guarantee a chore-free life for awhile!

  2. [Stacy] Time is flying for me too! I do plan on taking a chore break after having the baby, but knowing me, I'll still obsess over how the house is. If I know that certain things are being done, I'll be able to relax a little easier... bring in the chore list. Plus, after I am up and about, even though I'll be home full time with the baby for a while, I don't want to be responsible for every. little. thing. And my husband.... well... he doesn't take initiative all that often to clean the house, so he made need a little nudge. :)

  3. Do you have Robert Sears's book on vaccines? I think it's just called "The Vaccine Book". I researched quite a bit reading from several books, and that was the most informative I found. If you don't have it, I'll be glad to see if I still do.

  4. [Hannah] I don't have that book, but I will check my library to see if they have a copy. If not, and it's too expensive to buy, I'll let you know. Thanks!


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