Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Midwife Visit

Had another nice visit with the midwife today.   I always look forward to seeing the midwife so I can hear the heartbeat and see how our little one is growing.    I was told today that baby is "well grown" which I take to mean on the large side!    Everything looked good - baby is head down and the heartbeat is strong.   Crazy to think that I will be giving birth again in the near future.   My goal is to make it to at least 36 weeks (6 1/2 weeks from now) so if you think about it you can add that to your prayer list.   We are planning on doing things a bit different this time - so always a new adventure in the Skillestad home. 

I have started making lists of things I need to yet aquire - which is most everything.    However, being its the 3rd time, my list includes a much smaller amount of items.   I guess I just realize there are so many things that are out there that you just don't NEED.   Well it is also a bit of a problem that we don't know what the gender is.....guess I will get to go shopping after the baby comes!   Anyway - been a while since I updated  anything relating to baby so I thought I would share.   You can be sure that I will have some amazing posts welcoming our new little one to the world when that blessed day arrives.

Thursday, September 9, 2010


Wow....I forgot what it was like to have so much alone time!   Yesterday I kept wondering where the kids were and why it was so quiet.   I did accomplish alot of work - but kinda missed them at the same time.   I figure I better enjoy these last couple months of quiet cause it will 5 more years before it happens again.

So I have been getting caught up in filing and doing some cleaning around the house.   Shopping for all the birth supplies I will need and generally just starting to think about what we are going to need for babysize.   I don't think I fully comprehend the life changes we are about to encounter.   Back to diapers, wipes and bibs - I know it will all be worth it and after it comes I wouldnt change a thing.....but I am a bit afraid of losing all this freedom and at the same time doing my best not to be afraid of all the unknowns that come with our children.

God knows all about him/her and I guess I just have to trust that.   Off to nap - I have to say I am excited to get this pregnancy over with and be able to have a little bundle of reason why I'm not sleeping.