When I was first approached by a friend who offered to host my baby shower, I remember thinking “Oh, right…that’s something I should probably do.” Its funny because at that stage of my pregnancy, I was still in a majorly relaxed mode about everything. The friend suggested we do the shower two months before my due date, which I thought was a great idea. I had plenty of time. Baby wasn’t going to come for a while.
Over time, I started to daydream. What kind of baby shower would i have? Who would be there? Would it be small or big? Ladies only, or co-ed? Outside or inside? Would it be more of a traditional thing, or more of an intimate, spiritual thing? Would there be a theme? Continue reading
This morning I’m giving myself some quiet time in bed. Joe’s left for work, and I have a bunch of things to accomplish before the weekend begins. Instead of getting up right away and feeling the intensifying gravity that my 32-week pregnancy has been bringing to my back, my hips, my legs…. I’ve just been sitting here for a little while, not answering the phone, and soaking up some peaceful bird chirps and wind chimes and light breezes coming through the window.
Then, out of the calm, Little Peanut (the dude in my belly) gets hiccups. Continue reading