Showered (baby showered, that is) · Oct 20, 05:34 PM

Our very kind friends Miriam and Meg held a co-ed baby shower for us on a gorgeous Sunday in mid-October, when I was at almost 35 weeks pregnant. It was great: a low-key, congenial, very “un-shower-like shower”, as one guest commented. Mom came down to represent the maternal grandparents and stayed for the weekend. As befits a baby shower, there were babies present, as well as another pregnant friend, who was all but due. Check out the belly comparison!

So while we don’t yet feel fully prepared (will we ever?), between our friends’ generosity and some more purchases of our own this past weekend, we’re getting there. Next step: installing the car seat…