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UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
3rd Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" Awww :]! There is a thread on BG for making your own baby food :D http://forum.baby-gaga.com/about214123.html ... [snip!] ... Dude screw the lame-o's and post your excitement! I'll talk to you :D I wanna see pics of your shower! What all did you get?"</blockquote>




Well Erica has all the pictures, but as soon as I get them I'll share. :)
I got so much stuff! We're STOCKED on passis, and have nearly everything we need. It's making me SO anxious for her to just get here already. And we've been moving furniture around to make a little nursery for her with the dining room. Ugh I'm just so excited, and it's helping my crazy nesting lol

Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
4th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" Awww :]! There is a thread on BG for making ... [snip!] ... around to make a little nursery for her with the dining room. Ugh I'm just so excited, and it's helping my crazy nesting lol"</blockquote>




That's awesome!! It seems like forever
....but it's really close. I know its a COMPLETELY different perspective on your end :D.



Damn I hope she takes a Paci! Did you get gift reciepts? Oh don't give her a Paci until you have breastfeeding well established....like I think 6 weeks at least...it can screw with your supply.



Hehe your crazy nesting sounds so cute

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
4th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy ... [snip!] ... well established....like I think 6 weeks at least...it can screw with your supply. Hehe your crazy nesting sounds so cute"</blockquote>




Lol I just want everything organized! Which is awesome bc I'm normally really lazy and unorganized. So I'm hoping being a mom is part of it, too.



Most people didn't give me gift receipts. :roll: but I'm pretty sure everything I got is going to be used. If not I'm pretty sure as long as I don't open it I can just go and get store credit for most things.



But yeah, I'm hoping she takes a passi, too. Idk I think I really liked them. I remember having to have a bottle before I'd go to sleep until I was like 3 (my grandma isn't good at saying no or weaning or any of that)

Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
4th Dec '12

At least with breastfeeding it doesn't f**k up your teeth...actually helps with dental health!
Paci's are the same as bottles tho I believe.



I had some really cute pacis he just spit out as soon as I popped them in! One was a Bubba teeth paci hehe it was awesome!



Did you get a baby gym? I have one that has a lil piano she can kick while she lays down and swats at hanging toys.



Noah has SO many toys ....we need to get rid of some




Oh and yea I definitely got more organized after being a Mom....but not in the beginning...lmao

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
4th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" At least with breastfeeding it doesn't f**k up your teeth...actually helps with dental health! Paci's ... [snip!] ... need to get rid of some Oh and yea I definitely got more organized after being a Mom....but not in the beginning...lmao"</blockquote>




Nope, no baby gym, but we got about $300 in gift cards lol
We have about $75 to babies r us, and I'm trying to decide whether we should use them now while I have a ton of 20% off coupons that expire or wait until she's born incase we forgot something. :/



I'll be more than happy to take any unwanted baby toys off your hands! :)

Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
4th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" At least with breastfeeding it doesn't f**k ... [snip!] ... wait until she's born incase we forgot something. :/ I'll be more than happy to take any unwanted baby toys off your hands! :)"</blockquote>




I saved a bunch of money/ gift cards and used them.as he got older. For diapers, clothes, a jumper, and towards a car seat. I just ran out of the money like a month ago which was convenient because then he got a bunch of stuff for his birthday....and Christmas is coming. I would try to use at least some of the coupons tho! You would be amazed what my mom has found him at garage sales/ craigslist tho....everything I have she has something similar for her house that she got for cheap

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
5th Dec '12

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Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber ... [snip!] ... things. No point in saving that one lol And that'll leave me with about $200 to baby stores for when she gets here. :)"</blockquote>



Do you think your gonna be able to stay home longer since Eric got his store?



Manual pumps will build arm muscle ;).



Do they say how long you have to use the gift cards? I know some can expire...which is freaking lame since they already paid for them

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
5th Dec '12

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Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber ... [snip!] ... to start working again so I can just take Willow with me to work. Plus I'll get paid more and work less doing that anyway."</blockquote>




Yayyy!! I'm so happy you get to stay home with baby :D!



Does Erica have like child care connections? Or is she just really good at searching for those kinda things?

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy ... [snip!] ... with baby :D! Does Erica have like child care connections? Or is she just really good at searching for those kinda things?"</blockquote>




She's been nannying forever. So when she gets offers from people she can't take she's going to send them my way :)

Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber ... [snip!] ... She's been nannying forever. So when she gets offers from people she can't take she's going to send them my way :)"</blockquote>




That's pretty cool! Built in baby sitter too for date nights :D

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy ... [snip!] ... take she's going to send them my way :)"</blockquote> That's pretty cool! Built in baby sitter too for date nights :D"</blockquote>



Yep! And if I wind up having to go to work somewhere, or if I start school soon, she'll be able to just take Willow with her to work. Lol we've already made a game plan. So excited I won't ever have to worry about childcare.

Mama Lizzy :] 1 child; Texas 5575 posts
5th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amber :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Amber ... [snip!] ... just take Willow with her to work. Lol we've already made a game plan. So excited I won't ever have to worry about childcare."</blockquote>



That's really awesome! Gives you piece of mind too...she will make she is well looked after.

UhmAmber 1 child; Texas 2415 posts
5th Dec '12

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