Case in point: Miss C.'s baby book has been collecting dust in my craft room for almost two years now. I had never been satisfied with any of the ready-made books on the market, so I put one together before she was born.
Thinking I could outsmart myself (I'm a die-hard procrastinator), I bought gender neutral paper and assembled the entire book before the baby arrived. I even took the guesswork out of what would go inside by planning each page and placing the headlines on the pages. All I had to do was assemble a few photos and type up my memories sometime within the first year after she was born.
Yeah. That didn't exactly happen.
With only a few months left before the new baby arrives, I know it's now or never. The photos I ordered last week came in over the weekend and I no longer have any excuses.
Miss C. is napping, so I snuck in some time to add the photos to the book. Looking at those early pictures makes me wistful and excited... because I know those days will be here again. The Baba will arrive and we'll be doing it all over again.