I am a nesting monster. My house is spotless every single day. I have washed the baby clothes about ten times already. I am waiting for my husband to get his dresser done (we are refinishing it) so that I can put the clothes away. His crib has still not arrived so I am freaking out about that. But I am still in the middle of finishing the floor in the kids room. Baby and DS are going to share a room. For the first few months though he is going to be in a bassinet in our room by the bed. Now that I wrote this out, time to get off of my butt and get some stuff done!
I REALLY want to pack our hospital bags, but I think its still too early for that. Lol.
Is it bad that list of things to do is getting me excited? (Not like that! I mean, making me want to come over and help you, lol!)
that's hilarious. It's about 2 typed pages long. I love lists, they help me to not get into midnight to-do death spirals. Doing the filing cabinet has been brilliant, I've shredded everything that's no longer relevant or is more than 5 years old in the case of financial records. I've only got our employment/education records to go, and then it's the really daunting drawer: receipts/manuals! Binders don't really work for those, I'm going to have to figure out an alternative solution, and I can't believe how much fun I'm having even typing this ...
I'm also nesting like mad. Normally I'm not domesticated in the least; I'll do what needs to be done, but don't care about my house looking 'lived-in', a dish or two in the sink or some laundry in a basket.
But this week...holy shit. I don't know what's happened to me, lol. Anything that I could find to do, I've done it. I normally have a backlog of at least 3 loads of washing; right now, I have none. Not one thing. Our bedroom and my daughters' bedroom has been reorganised - even the wardrobes - decluttered, cleaned etc etc. Absolutely NOTHING is out of place and I'm on it as soon as anything is used/cooking is done/something gets dirty.
I also cleaned out our car yesterday; normally, this is something done rarely and usually it's a quick pull-out-the-crap job. What'd I do? Took out EVERYTHING, washed the fecking seats with a scrubber, a cloth and Flash with Febreze, washed everything else, laboriously hoovered the ENTIRE thing (and it's a big car), then hoovered/washed all the footmats, cleaned/hoovered the boot, lined it with binliners (??), polished everything down and put the kids' carseats back in.
I don't recognise myself anymore. But it's awesome.
im seriously freaking out......i wish i could be doing the things on my lists...ahh! i love lists, i make lists of list!
i have to wait until the new bedrooms are finish before i can organize things. otherwise ill be doing it twice.
my OH promised me it would be finished by the time im 35 weeks.....so im holding him to it
Thankfully I have OCD on a daily basis anyway so my house is very clean most days. There are some things that are bugging me like vacuuming under the furniture because I can see cat hair and when the sun comes through the windows I see streaks and whatnot, but I have been sooooo sick all week with a massive cold plus the fact that I have zero energy anymore I've just been putting it off. I know mothers whose homes are so much messier than mine and they are able to have their baby around it so I just know I need to chill and de-stress. But I have been in a "nesting" mood since about 20 weeks LOL
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