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Monday, May 23, 2011

5/23/11 -- Cleaning Out the Closets

I have three closets that need an overhaul.

I needed to put away some art projects and things from this school year,
and stumbled upon a box full of baby memories.

Our first pregnancy.
It seems so long ago.
She'll be 8 soon.

When you're a L&D nurse and the floor is slow...
you get to hook yourself up to a monitor to see
how your baby is doing whenever you want!

Funny Story:

Spice (1st child, my step-daughter) was born on the 1st of the month.
Sugar (2nd child) was born on the 2nd of the month.
I REALLY wanted Baby #3 to arrive on the 3rd.
("Mommy loves you!  Hope to see you on 12/3/05!")

She didn't show up on the 3rd.
Well, then Tink's due date was on 5/4.
That would have been 4th child, born on the 4th.

I didn't want Tiara to go through life feeling like she had
"ruined" my silly numbers game.
So I REFUSED to have Tink on the 4th.
I went so far as to schedule an induction on the 2nd,
because I didn't want to take any chances!

All three of my sweet babies had their newborn pictures
taken in this little yellow nightgown.

After their picture, they each came home wearing it too!

Today's Joy:  Sweet Memories. 


  1. Today's joy is such a happy joy!

  2. aww! How special, my baby was born on her grandpa's birthday which happens to be 4 days before Christmas.