The carnival was inspired by a post I wrote for my friends Val and Marty as they embarked on their journey as first-time-parents-to-a-newborn. And I chose May 2nd as the date for the carnival as it was their precious daughter's due date. Well, I am happy to announce that baby Gabi made her way into the world a little early. I guess babies don't read boarding passes. Or maybe it was the airline's fault. Either way she arrived on Sunday April 29th and is the absolute picture of perfection. And, as predicted, her moms are totally rocking their now role.
At Val and Marty's baby shower we passed around miniature "postcards from Paris" and asked the parents in the room to fill them out with words of wisdom for the moms-to-be. I'd like to share a few with you today.
The first comes from Valerie's cousin Cathy:
The second comes from their friend and birth class instructor Julie (you may know Julie from her blog What I Would Tell You):
And finally, one from my always succinct and equally clever wife:
Feeling inspired? Write a post on your own site that relates to this topic and then insert this button somewhere on the post. Then come back tomorrow and link-up! If you run into any problems you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This carnival is being sponsored by www.mychichibaby.com. My ChiChi Baby and Mondays with Mac both believe that parenthood is a journey. Sometimes it is beautiful. Other times it is difficult. We look forward to reading your stories.
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