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Subject:  Baby clothes....and kids' rooms Date:  12/10/2012  1:22 AM
Author:  CassWoman Number:  36009 of 37076

I got 11 bags of baby clothes back from my sister-in-law yesterday, and spent today sorting them into 0-6 months, and 6-12 months sizes. Then I washed the 0-6 months stuff, and further sorted it into newborn and 3-6 months clothes.

The 6-12 month stuff I'll wash when I am getting ready to use it. It's currently in bags in the back room until further notice.

The 3-6 months stuff I washed, dried, folded, and put into a bin to put in the baby's closet (currently Nate's room).

The newborn stuff I also put into a bin, and most of it was swaddle blankets, towels, and nursing stuff. Hardly any clothes at all. I'm hoping she has more that she hasn't found yet, because I know I gave her way more than that!

So with the kids' rooms, we are going to out Nate in Lily's room and the baby in Nate's room. The kids are excited about being in the same room, and we are trying to figure out the room layout and how we will fit all their stuff in one room given how much stuff needs to go into the baby's room. Even though I am working towards a more minimalist lifestyle, it's amazing how much baby stuff we have!

We are hoping to get the rooms combined between Christmas and New Year's so that we can have a few days to let the kids stay up half the night as they get used to sharing a room without us having to get up for work/school.

And at some point we have to get a new bed for Nate and set up his bed as a crib for the baby. We will probably get a twin bed for Nate and put a safety rail on the sides. And he wants Lightning McQueen bedding, too. And Lily wants Tinkerbell bedding.

Eventually, once the baby is sleeping through the night, the boys will share a room. But that will be quite a while!

In the meantime we have our work cut out for us, especially in the next few weeks....

Cassandra
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