My husband and I are greatly looking forward to finally meeting our little girl.
This has been quite an experience for us. While the geek in me wants to read up on What to Expect When You're Expecting and every other resource I can find, there is only so much I can research to prepare. It's a bit like trying to learn how to drive a manual shift car by reading the manual. Ha!
I have been getting a lot of questions lately about baby registries and what we still need. Partly because this pregnancy hasn't been the easiest for me to get up and get out and partly because I'm just the "e" kind of shopper, I've got a couple of baby registries you can browse online. As well as some advice for those who just want to get out and have an excuse to get their hands on all that adorable baby stuff.
First, I must give a HUGE THANKS to my cousin for bequeathing to us almost all of the basic baby necessities - including a crib, car seat, high chair, jogging "disc golf" stroller and so much more! There is very little I still actually need. But here goes
1) Baby Registry on Amazon or you can goto amazon.com/babyregistry and search for me by name: Stacy Dyer
2) Babies R Us or again, just go to babiesrus.com (or any store) click on "find a registry" and search for me by name
3) Clothing. For those here in Austin, Texas, who love to browse baby clothes, I might recommend Once Upon a Child. There is a location right around the corner from my office (hint, hint to co-workers who want to power shop during lunch) and it has lots of adorable baby clothes for good prices. I already have plenty of small (0-3mos) stuff, so please try to buy bigger (6 or 9mos+) and consider that by then it will probably be winter by then (or what passes for it here in Austin) so buy seasonally cooler items.
4) Books. We are also very interested in favorite baby books that you remember from your own childhood, or from what you've loved reading to your own little ones. Emile is a bit of a book nerd, so please consider adding your favorite choice to our library.
I keep you posted with lots of pictures when she finally arrives!