We are less than six weeks away from meeting our newest baby girl & couldn’t be more excited! We still don’t have a name, which is weird for us since we were settled on the other girls’ names from pretty early on. We have a short list, but nothing definite. Baby girl is pretty much set for clothes, I picked up a few of these amazing zip sleepers
, like one in every (gorgeous) color, because
1. the price 2. they zip and 3. they have mittens. And they’re so freaking soft!
We are far less prepared for this baby than we were with the other two girls, but really we know things will be just fine no matter what gets left undone before she gets here. Mentally, we are ready, and excited & can’t wait to have that sweet girl in our arms!
In the nursery.
Paint, which will hopefully happen next weekend. I know, we are really far behind. You can see my nursery inspiration post here
In terms of furniture, the dresser & wooden stools will stay, but I am up in the air about the rocker. It will most likely stay as well since it’s the most practical thing to do. But part of me dreams of having something else this time! Since we had to buy another crib this time, we went with a more modern option & I am really excited about how it looks in the room.
I am most excited to decorate this room since it’s pretty much a blank canvas, and we have a lot of the accessories ready & waiting. Hopefully painting it will give me the motivation that I need to get it finished asap! 😉
In the girls shared room.
We have combined all of their clothes into one closet & dresser. We have lots of friends having baby girls so we were able to give away tons of clothes that the girls have outgrown that won’t be in the right seasons for our new babe. Luckily there was still plenty of hand me downs left, so the nursery dresser is stocked with newborn & 0-3 month clothes, so many of my favorite things that both Harper & Eloise have worn!
We still need to hang curtains, change out the light fixture (currently a bulky ceiling fan that I can’t wait to say goodbye to) & finish hanging some artwork.
And maybe one of the more important things, we still need to actually move Eloise into the room to sleep. With her still waking up multiple times a night, we aren’t sure when this will happen. She soothes herself back to sleep but makes a whole lot of noise in the process, which isn’t fair to Harper. We had her sleep in there a few nights on occasion and they actually did surprisingly well, but we are hoping she gets into a better sleeping pattern before we do it full time.
The playroom & master bathroom are top priorities. We spend tons of time in the playroom right now, especially since moving the girls into a shared bedroom with less space. Since Eloise is in the “into everything” stage, it’s nice to just have one small room to hang out in where I don’t have to worry if she is flushing felt fruit down the toilet or eating a rogue blueberry off the kitchen floor. We are finishing making some updates to this room & can’t wait for it to be finished!
In our bathroom, we had a lot of drywall & molding work to do after the tile was complete, now we just have to finish painting & putting up our shelves. Bleh, I am over that project & all of the obstacles we have had!
Pack hospital bag, which I normally don’t do until quite a bit closer to baby’s arrival since I’ve never gone into labor & will have another scheduled c-section. I am happy to do a post on my hospital bag for those of you who have asked!
Buy newborn diapers, pacifiers & a coming home from the hospital outfit.
Wash baby bottles, pump parts & all those fun things. Again, feels like yesterday that we just packed that stuff away!
Do as much fun stuff as we can outside before the baby comes & it is too hot for her! We need to hit the splash pad, the farmer’s market & hopefully a baseball game! I want the girls to have the best summer & I know things will become just a teeny bit more difficult once we are rolling three deep! 😉