Some Natalie photos in the meantime
Baby Rooks hasn't had his/her birthday yet, so we're making the most of our time as a family. Natalie and I spent a long morning at a park with Sarah, Hattie, and Tilly Miller yesterday.
We all then went to the second-hand store where I found some wonderful buys for the new baby, including this bouncy chair.
Natalie also got a kick out of the Bumbo Seat that I bought at the second-hand store. She started to nurse her baby doll in the little chair.
I did have some symptoms of early labor yesterday afternoon, which prompted our midwife to drive up from Santa Maria (30 miles) and stay the night with the Millers. Since I'm still pregnant, we'll all go about our normal days, except that Bret is starting his vacation today! I'm looking forward to some family time and hope to see some friends who are visiting from Tennessee.
More Natalie photos below...
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Natalie and Hattie love to play on, in, and behind the quilt on our futon.
Daddy and Natalie had fun in the sandbox the other evening while I cooked dinner. And yes, that's purple sand. It's Hattie's sandbox, on loan while they don't have a backyard of their own.
Natalie took her baby doll for a ride yesterday. She's been practicing to be a good big sister.