Saturday, June 9, 2012

The waiting game....

I am now 6 days past my due date.... And by the lack of contractions, this little one may have to be forced out! I have an induction date of June 13th. I'm trying to stay positive knowing she will come all in His perfect timing and that no one has been pregnant forever.

I started my maternity leave Monday and I've come to realize I don't know what to do with all this spare time. I'm trying to get out of the house, get some fresh air and exercise. I've cleaned the house, hung out with my sister, went shopping, visited James at work, and even worked on some crafts, but I still find myself with so much extra time. I know I should soak it up because it will definitely not be like this when Emery is here. 

The plus side of just waiting for Emery, I was able to work on some headbands with the help of my sister and mother in law. 

We also took Chloe to the park a couple of times this week. My fave so far is this park that has a beautiful nature setting with little creeks, wild flowers, and beautiful green rolling hills. They even have these awesome musical instruments for children to play like xylophones, glockenspiels, chimes and pipes. Chloe's favorite part is still the swings. She can swing for an hour and not get bored. We will actually leaving soon to go to the bay and visit another park today. I love park time!
 

I even kept Chloe out of school one day just to spend some quality mommy daughter time. It was precious. Even though being a mommy to a toddler can be stressful at times, Chloe really knows how to make my heart flutter (almost as much as her daddy). I just love her snuggles, kisses, smiles, and the way she loves to sing to herself. It's so hard to imagine that I will be able to love another child as much as I do Chloe. Although, I know it is possible, but until Emery is actually here, it's hard to see how my heart can have more room for all the love I already have and more love that will come so soon. 

Hopefully little one will be here this weekend, it would be nice to have James with me for 9 full days... and it would be nice to finally see that sweet face of Emery's and give her lots of hugs and kisses. 
Thank you everyone for your prayers!

8 comments:

Sarah said...

Hello! Just found your blog! Good luck with your (soon, I hope!) delivery!

Becca said...

Both of my boys came 8 days after my due date. I was pretty progressed for a month before Buckley came so I thought he'd come sooner...it truly is a waiting game. Hang in there and she will be there before you know it! I think the longer they cook the cuter they are ;) it's so crazy how much our hearts explode with love that we didn't know we had...all for this sweet little thing. Can't wait for you to meet her!

Miranda said...

I hope baby arrives soon, waiting is no fun. I'm glad you and Chloe had time together before the baby arrives. I had that with Sadie and I loved it. Hope that you don't have to be induced.

Rebecca said...

Come on Emery! Cant wait to see her beautiful face. I am so anxious to hear that she has come! Hang in there mama! Im praying for you lots

Keri-Anne said...

i wishing you all the good luck in the world for when little Emery comes darling. xx

Callie Nicole said...

The headbands are so cute! Praying she comes soon!

Christa said...

Found your blog on Deanna's blog and im SO glad i did!!
Im your newest follower and cant wait to read more from you!

Keri-Anne said...

i keep checking back to see if you have posted that little E is here yet! so excited for you x

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