So…today is exactly one calendar month until my due date – May 14th!
I can’t believe how quickly time has gone, and I know from what other parents say that it will go by even more quickly after the baby is born. The days are long, but the years are short, as Gretchen Rubin from The Happiness Project always says. (This is one of my favorite books ever, by the way!)
I’ll be exactly 36 weeks on Wednesday. One month feels like all the time in the world, but also so soon. And considering the fact that I may or may not have that whole month before our lives get twist-turned upside-down, to borrow a line from the Fresh Prince theme song…it’s like living in the Twilight Zone. The baby could come early, or he could come late. It’s really exciting and strange, not knowing exactly when this baby will choose to make his entrance into the world.
Today I will celebrate by finally packing that hospital bag. And setting up the stroller that our cousins gifted us that came in the mail today. And taking a minute or two to truly appreciate the gift of life who’s currently kicking me in the ribs. Can’t wait to meet you, little man!