And not towards Avery... but towards "Cranberry".
Wait... I don't think I officially announced the pre-born name of our child! Ha... yes, many of you probably remember Avery's pre-name as "Cricket". Well quite recently Matt made the decision to name baby C #2 "Cranberry"! The announcement to my family went like this:Me: So this week the baby is the size of an apple! ...oh and by the way we nicknamed the baby "Cranberry"!
Dad: Why not Apple?
Me: I don't know...I guess Matt wanted to go with a "C" theme... Cricket...now Cranberry.
Jenny: I like Crangrape...
Dad: or Cranapple
Even though we'll be finding out what we're having this time around...his or her name will remain a secret (from everyone!!...family too!!)Anywho...so back to my "horrible mother" reference... So I, and by "I" I mean "We", have not done anything to prepare or celebrate the arrival of Cranberry. With Avery I was taking weekly ...ok...daily bump pics! Here I have 16 weeks along and I've got nothin'! Sad... I know. It's not like I don't have an idea of what I want to do...just haven't actually implemented it! I'm hoping that by making this confession public I'll get my "bump" into gear so to speak!
We did decide we would have a reveal party for Cranberry though. So I'm excited for that!! And of course I'm researching party theme ideas!! Ah... they are too cute! Maybe part of my issue is this pregnancy doesn't feel real yet. I had the appointment whereby I heard the heartbeat, but opted out of that first ultrasound. So maybe the lack of visual...and the fact that I haven't started to feel the kicks yet is part of it?!
So for you moms out there who did this more than once... is this normal?! And what did you do to make yourself feel better about the neglect?? Admit it... you did do something. :) I mean, I bought a new diaper pail and 4 new cloth diapers... and two new pairs of shoes for me!
Sigh...I think I'm going to go take a short nap!