James and I both tend to be pack rats and we have accumulated a lot of "stuff" over the last 20 years. But now with the prospect of filling our home with toys and baby things, all of that "stuff" seems so unimportant.
getting ready for baby
Pregnancy is a time of exciting change. Your body is changing and soon your family life will be joyously altered forever. Getting ready for a new baby can be stress-free if you take the time now to plan ahead.
His attitude driving you nuts? She knocks your parenting ideas? You often wonder, "Why didn't I see this before?" The answer is twofold -- you didn't see it because: a) you never looked, you never discussed, you never shared ideas and expectations; and b) you were blinded by your fantasies and assumptions so...What can new parents do?
Most women, sometime shortly before they go into labor, experience a natural rush of energy and an overwhelming desire to clean and organize. Use this time wisely. Instead of folding and refolding newborn clothes, do some spring cleaning.