Thursday, October 20, 2011

70 things to do before Baby

As of last Sunday, I was 30 weeks pregnant. That means 10 weeks (or 70 days) until baby! In honor of that milestone, I decided to make a list of 70 things that need to get done before baby. Of course, this list is not all-inclusive, but it does include some things that I am in danger of forgetting and/or neglecting. Some of the things are quick, some are going to linger. I am going to try to update the list weekly, so I can see what is getting done!

1. Go to zoo
2. Children’s Museum
3.Buy Carseat
4. Find/Wash baby clothes
5. Make L an ENT appt
6. Take L to ENT appt
7. Clean out van- OCT
8. Clean out van- NOV
9. Clean out van- DEC
10. Fall Yardwork
11. 210 mile Challenge- OCT (I have determined to run/walk 210 miles before baby!)
12. 210 mile Challenge- NOV
13. 210 mile Challenge- DEC
14. Seasonal clothes swap
15. Winter weather wear established
16. Finish and Mail Roman’s thank you notes
17. Office to our room
18. Move Boys to office
19. Berean and Baby to boys room
20. N- make vision appt
21. N- go to vision appt
22. FMLA paperwork
23. 2012 insurance selection
24. Preregister at hospital
25. Clean out garage so cars will fit
26. Freezer meal cooking
27. Cabinets finished and installed
28. New countertops
29. Backsplash
30. Replace microwave
31. Fix/replace CD player in van
32. Pay off lot
33. Mattresses for boys beds
34. Take pictures of boys
35. Mail pictures to Grandparents
36. Christmas letter/pictures/birth announcements
37. D’s birthday party
38. Christmas shopping
39. Christmas presents for teachers
40. Christmas decorations
41. Study for ACLS
42. ACLS
43. N- fix computer
44. N- finish knife
45. Get ring fixed
46. Finish cleaning kitchen
47. OCC boxes
48. Sparks Fall Frolic
49. Dentist- me
50. Paint boy’s room
51. Paint Berean’s room
52. New blinds for boys room
53. 32 week appt
54. 36 week appt
55. 38 week appt
56. 40 week appt
57. Make yogurt on a routine
58. Sign boys up for basketball
59. Basketball evaluations
60. Swimming lesson sign ups
61. 21 day plan
62. Buy shoes
63. Potty train Berean
64. Christmas charitable giving with boys
65. Mystery of History Timeline
66. Bean candles
67. Love and Respect series
68. Family trip to Duluth
69. TBD- Noah to submit
70. TBD- Noah to submit


Elise said...

Wow! That's quite a list. Anyone else with 4 kids, and I'd seriously be questioning their sanity, but knowing you, it'll get done!

Grandma Debbie said...

I'm glad it's your list and not mine!

Renae said...

Wow- just reading that stresses me out!!!!! I love your lists and goals - can I have some of that discipline!

LS said...

Okay, who had the audacity to say my list was your list on steroids? Just reading this list makes me about want to cry! I think you doubled what I had for prepping for baby #4!