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Rules for My (In-Utero) Daughter

Have you seen the blog Rules for my Unborn Son?

Hilarious. And Awesome.

You should click the link.

He made a Rules for my unborn daughter mini-list HERE.

But I wanted to make my own list. Most of these are applicable to sons as well, just so you know. But some aren’t – like the one about bras.

Rules for My (In-Utero) Daughter

1) Smile often.

2) Jeans and a t-shirt are always good choices.

3) Let men open the door for you. Not because you can’t open the door for yourself, but to let him do something nice for you.

4) You’ll never be too old for Disney movies.

5) Read. Read. Read. Read. Read.

6) Never gossip.

7) More make-up isn’t better. Unless you’re on stage- then layer it on thick.

.8) A good pair of shoes goes a long way.

9) When you can, pop your own popcorn and use melted butter.

10) S...

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Sweet, Spice, and Everything Nice

On New Years’ Eve I had the opportunity to go to this lovely place called Womb with a View (THANKS MOM!). The WHOLE family went. 1 father-to-be, 1 momma-to-be, 3 grandparents-to-be, 3 great-grandparents-to-be, and 5 Aunts/Uncles-to-be. I got to be on the most comfortable ultrasound table ever – warm, supportive, soft flannel covering. Much better than the usual exam room table/modified dental chair experience.

The little wiggly one was very cooperative and not the least bit shy. I had the advantage in the room since I’ve seen many ultrasounds and and can ‘see’ what is going on. The ultrasound tech had a good shot and I knew the gender. It was obvious. We’ll work on modesty with the little one later.

The baby is most definitely a GIRL. And wiggly...

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