Tuesday, August 23, 2016

First day of 1st grade!!

I can't believe the summer is over! This little girl is so excited to be back at school with her friends. She really missed them! This morning she was so happy to go, the only thing she was a little nervous about was how to pay for lunch in the cafeteria. I assured her that because she has never been to all day school and eaten in the cafeteria before someone would show her where to go and what to do. She went to classroom 18 and found her friend Victoria (Vicki) and ran off giggling and playing. She is in PALS and has the same teacher Ms. Robinson this year again, so that is comforting. I can't wait to hear more about how her day went! Update to come..
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New York Trip 2016

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Baby girl baird #4!!

How far along: 16.5 weeks!

Total weight gain: gained 10 lbs 

Sleep: Had a hard time sleeping at first. I'm gooood now. I can fall asleep quick, and I sleep hard! Still able to sleep on my stomach!

Best moment of this week: October 17 I started feeling the baby kick!!  I almost had to hold my breath, but I'm pretty sure it was her!!

Food cravings: Potatoes, and pasta, and carbs in the beginning, but now nothing special. My blood sugar is finally leveling out.

Anything making you queasy or sick: Brushing my teeth and dirty diapers.

Have you started to show yet: Started about 10 weeks. 

Wedding rings on or off: On, I have had no swelling in my fingers, just my feet when it's over 90 degrees outside.

Looking forward to: The baby belly getting a bit bigger! My 20 week apointment. Feeling more kicks.

How did you find out you were pregnant?  Shock, shock, shock of my life!! I thought I had a bug for days, and then I was talking to my sil and she was telling me how she was feeling.. and I realized I felt the exact same way. The only time I have felt tired, and car sick for this length of time, was.... Oh my gosh there is NO way.. Took a test and instantly went dark red double lines! Could. not. believe!

What kind of Pregnancy test did you take?  dollar store. I swear they pick up hcg faster!

How many?  I think 3 tests. Even though the first one was positive I kept thinking there might be a way that I could have gotten a false positive somehow.

What were your 1st symptoms?  Tired, and naseous.

Who did you tell first?  I accidentally recalled my sil who I had just been talking to

Who was with you when you found out?  The kids were in the house downstairs with their grandma.

My 1st reaction:  Disbelief, then  

Was your baby planned?  No. no. no no nope.

When was the baby conceived? On our New York trip

How did your parents react?  Super excited. They love grandchildren.

Due Date:  January 31st 2017

Do you know the sex?  GIRL!!

Any names?  We have some we still like from our baby list, with a couple more considerations.

Any Ultrasounds?  three.. One at 7 weeks one at 12 and once to find out the sex at 13 weeks

Have you heard the heart beat?  Of course we have! perfect little beat

Who do you think it will look like?  The past has taught me that it could look like anyone!
Are you a high risk pregnancy?  Nope.

Any complications?  Nope.

Formula or Breastfeeding? I plan to pump and nurse.

Have you bought anything for the baby yet?  Yes I got her an aden and anias pajama, and a kickee pants jammie

When did you start to show? around 9 weeks. I show early.

How long could you wear your regular clothes?  I can still wear them.

Will you keep the baby’s clothes?   Only my very favorites to pass down. This is it.

Home or Hospital?  Hospital. Adam would never let me do it at home.

Natural or Medicated birth?  I want the epidural.  For sure.

Who will be in the delivery room with you?  My darling husband, unless he passes out. My mom if I can get a babysitter for the girls.

Do you think you will need a C-section?   hope not. 

Will you let anyone video tape the birth?  Absolutely. Love my birth videos.

Are you excited? It's taking a little time, but I'm getting used to the idea little by little.

Who will help you with the baby after the birth? Good question. I hope my mom will.

What is your favorite thing about being pregnant? Not having to suck my stomach in. Feeling important. Feeling the baby move.  I love it!

What is the worst thing about being pregnant?  Not feeling well.

Are you ready for the baby? Nope.

Do you have insurance?  Health insurance, yes.   

How many kids do you want? This completes us. Done.

Do you talk to the baby?  Not so much yet.

Do you still feel attractive? not in the first trimester. I felt pudgy and gross. Now I'm fine.

Have you had your baby shower yet?  No. I don't plan to. this is my 4th  I don't need a ton

Do you like kids?  In general? No. haha i like this question.. so random, but I like some kids.