Hi everyone! I've also noticed that our DDC has been quiet the last few weeks. I hope everyone is doing well! Time, how are you? Bailey, are you still measuring ahead? Any news? Amanda, we are missing your biting sense of humor! There are others too that we haven't heard from in a while. I hope you are all well.
Sheryl, I can't remember if I commented in the belly thread or not, great pic! I'm glad you had a nice vacation! I hear you on wanting a family vacation that's just you guys. Last summer we spent a week camping with my BIL and SIL and their kids, as well as two other families we are all close with. It was a great holiday, but I felt like I didn't have any "family time" the whole week! We also usually spend Christmas and long weekends with DHs family, since they live far away. This summer we have decided to rent a cabin on a lake in BC for a week instead, just the four of us. I think it'll be really nice. :-) I'm glad you enjoyed your baby class. We enjoyed ours last time too. It's so nice that it was actually with your midwives too! I'm sure it gave you a good perspective on what to expect from them.
Katie, I hope your OB appointment goes well today. Sorry to hear about the glitches with the reno, very frustrating. Thank goodness you are working with a good contractor who cares whether or not you are happy at the end of the day and seems on top of dealing with the issues. I don't know if it's just the market where we live (it is very hard to find a contractor to even do residential work, because there is so much more money in commercial work and it's very busy here) but I have heard so many horror stories that I just can't believe how good your trades people and contractor have been for the most part! It's great!
Kate, glad to hear your classes went well also! I am still nursing DS, and I feel like I could use a refresher on breastfeeding! Nursing a toddler is night and day to nursing a newborn!! Also, I have no idea what to expect from tandem breastfeeding. I remember really enjoying The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, I hope you do to (maybe I should re-read it!). Glad to hear baby girl is doing well, and I hope she flips for you and then stays put!
Jackie, I'm glad you survived your move! Looking forward to hearing about your new digs and how the move went once you've settled in! How does DD like the new place? When is it that she heads to her dad's again? I can't remember if that was supposed to be pre or post baby...
AFM - Nothing to exciting to report. We had a pretty quiet weekend on the home front. My parents took DS on Saturday, and DH and I went out for a dinner date and then did a bit of shopping. We've been in the market for new dishes (we are down to 4 salad plates, 6 dinner plates, and 3 bowls from our 10 year old set!) and finally found some we like. Under headings of things you can't reasonably shop for with a toddler in tow! DH has been pretty busy with work and work on the side the last week, plus he is going to a hockey game tonight, so I'm starting to feel a bit zonked by being a "solo parent" for bedtimes and morning drop-offs. DS is going through some type of a very challenging phase, and I feel like by the end of working all day I just don't have the energy or patience to deal with it. So I need to work on that I guess, and realize that (a) he's 2, this is normal; and (b) he's got a lot going on in his life right now, so this is even more normal! And I think me getting more sleep would help me to be a better parent, but I just have not been sleeping well. I could go to bed earlier, but it seems like after x number of hours in bed I'm just not comfy anymore. So, that leaves naps which are not possible with work. Ah well, 3 more weeks after this week and I'm done!
Anyone have exciting Easter plans?? We are going up to my MIL and FIL's for the weekend. I am excited to see SIL, she is due April 4! I wonder if she'll have the baby before we leave???