I signed up to get daily emails from a website and the email today kind of freaks me out. It said I need to pack my hospital bag! Chances are I had my bag packed around this time in all the other pregnancies, but this time I'm really having trouble grasping the concept that this baby will be here in 6 weeks or so, whether I'm ready or not. And we are so not ready. The crib is not assembled, the clothes are not put away. The baby's room is a huge mess right now because I've been using it as a dumping ground while sorting through Megan's stuff. In fact the whole house is a mess right now because I've been lazy and just let everything pile up everywhere instead of dealing with things in a timely fashion.
I do have to admit that the list of what to pack is rather extensive and makes me giggle. I 'm sure I packed almost everything on the list when I had Emma, and with each kids it was scaled back based on what I remembered using/needing, but I still took too much stuff. This time I'm being realistic and Iwill probably only pack about 10 things. Compare that to the list of over 30 items the website's checklist had on it. To me all that extra stuff is just more crap we have to carry inside and then bring back home, and at least half of it won't get touched.
Holy crap, I can't believe it's time to pack!