July 26, 2008

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It's my due date. Do I look patient?

I've been thinking that labor was getting started for awhile now. I have been at 3 centimeters for some time and have been having contractions for weeks. Every evening, I lay down thinking that I will wake in labor; instead, I'm just having to talk myself back into my maternity clothes.

Olivia's doing really well. If asked about Baby Brother, she says that she isn't excited and we still touch occasionally on the list of her things that he isn't allowed to use or play with, but she has been talking about him and kissing my tummy a lot and echoing Daddy's request for him to come out and play. I think it's a bit confusing because each evening brings a bit of a preparatory flurry and then each morning...no baby, not yet.

Our adventures in Summer Pre-School have been interesting and warrant their own entry (look for that in two months). It exceeded my expectations, but I am not sure that things are going to work out for the fall. We may have to wait until next spring when things have calmed down a bit. I don't regret it; I just wish the timing had been different.

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First day of school

Anyway. I'm off for more resting. And more nesting. And more carbs and protein. Wish us luck!

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Blogger Colleen said...

Lots of luck and good wishes! Hope "baby boy" arrives soon.

9:59 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

You do look patient actually.

And Olivia looks like she grew up quite a bit and is as cute as ever.

11:49 PM  
Anonymous katiek said...

I was just wondering today if you were still pregnant. Hope little boy comes soon.

12:40 AM  
Blogger Nicole P said...

Good luck, Paige! Sending you all healthy, happy, family vibes! xo

3:34 PM  
Anonymous karen e said...

ah, paige, still gorgeous, even when you're ready to burst. :>)

see you soon, best wishes.
karen e

9:57 AM  
Blogger linda said...

Congratulations guys! Can't wait to see pictures.

1:27 PM  
Blogger Major Bedhead said...

Oh, I hope he's arrived by now. I remember those last few days. Agony.

2:09 PM  
Blogger KentT said...

Hi Paige,

Hope the little one gets here happy and healthy. May he/she also not have D. Hope you and Marc do fine. My adopted baby has had issues. P.S. new posts at my blog. It's back!

7:32 PM  
Blogger MaryPaul said...

Congratulations! I'm so happy and relieved for you that the labor went quickly.
We'll see you soon - can't wait to see the sweet baby boy,
-Ferris family

9:43 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Good luck! I can't wait to see pictures.

10:45 PM  

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