A very long time between posts for me. Which is nothing new considering the activity in my life lately. Monique is growing fast. She's almost 13 and a half pounds now and about 26 inches long. She's playing with her toys now and is vocalizing quite a bit. We have new pictures of her which… Continue reading Absence due to family
October 31: We had a Girl!Monique Anne, born October 31 at 10:25 in the morning.She's so darn cute. November 4: We took Monique home today and spent our first evening alone with her. If anything this was more nerve wracking than her birth. At least at the hospital we had the nurses to fall back… Continue reading Updates, updates, updates, get ’em here
We finished the baby's room this morning. My dad came by to help put up the border. Still no baby. The official due date is two days away. Everything's packed and ready to go for the hospital. We're pretty anxious for our new addition to arrive. First week at the new job went well. There's… Continue reading Baby’s room
So I've been busy lately. Lot's of little things and very little of an earthshaking nature. One big thing (literally) is our soon-to-be-arriving baby. At her most recent appointment Liz learned that said baby is on track to be at least 10 pounds. Apart from other baby-related preparation, I've been writing a short story, something… Continue reading Been a while
For weeks now Liz has been feeling increasingly strong motion from the baby, from faint fluttering to little pushes. Finally I felt the baby move for the first time last night!
We participated this morning in our first garage sale. It was part of a street sale on our court. About six houses had stuff out and there was an amazing amount of traffic. I was able to sell a cedar chest, TV stand, bike rack, two boxes of books, a BBQ tank (but not the… Continue reading Another first for the week
Liz and I went to our first pre-natal class last night. There were two other couples there who were as far along as we are, but the others were much earlier in their pregnancy. So some of what they covered in terms of what to expect was stuff we've already encountered. Had a bit of… Continue reading Pre-natal class