It is official that Shim's room is now my favorite room in our whole house. Mom worked hard last week and the week before painting the nursery and getting it ready for Shim's furniture to come. I had the furniture delivered Saturday afternoon, and then of course went straight to work putting things away and organizing. Mom and Dad came down yesterday and hung the valance and curtains that Mom made and the little elephant and giraffe you see by the windows. We've still got some shelves to hang and a few more finishing touches, but for now ... here it is!
That valance isn't solid black - you can't tell from this picture but its a small black and white checked fabric and I really think it just completes the whole room. My dad thinks this room looks like a boy's room, I personally think we did a good job of keeping it neutral.
Now that the nursery is (mostly) complete, it is pretty much a waiting game until Shim arrives. My sister and Ben both say the baby is coming earlier than the due date, but I'm not so convinced. I guess we'll all know soon enough though!
And now for me. I am 35 weeks as of yesterday, and to be totally honest I'm not all that uncomfortable yet. I mean my feet do hurt if I stand on them for too long (my limit is about 10 minutes, ha!), and I'm having trouble putting on my shoes if they lace up or buckle, and it isn't easy to roll out of bed but other than that I can't really complain a whole lot. I've been lucky that this pregnancy has been fairly easy on me, so I can't really say that I mind it. I actually think I"ll miss being pregnant once I have the baby! So. As of yesterday, here I am.
And, just because Shim and I get most of the attention I will also include a picture of Ben hanging out in Shim's glider. That thing is so comfortable! Ben is starting to get pretty excited in these final days -- he is the one who keeps saying that we need to go ahead and pack our hospital bag! If you know Ben at all, you know that he really doesn't do a whole lot in advance so the fact that he wants to go ahead and get this bag ready is saying quite a lot.