Our birth mother letter PDF has been sent off to the adoption agency, all our paper work is finished. With any luck, we'll be on the books for marketing and ready for the pitter patter of little feet in a week or so. And by pitter patter I mean waiting. But a good kind of waiting.
We've decided to lose our guest room and turn it into Sabrina's new room. Her current room will be the nursery. So there's some work to do with painting and redecorating, not to mention figuring out what to do with the guest room furniture. Sabrina's room is still the neutral green color we painted it before she was born, so besides a little sprucing up it won't be too hard. To help ease the transition, we're going to let her help paint (Lord help us) and set it up. The last thing we'll do is have her carry the letters of her name out of her room and re-hang them over her new bed. Hopefully that will give her some ownership.
Now to send some good vibes, a reading from the gospel of Dr. Suess, The Cat in the Hat, page 8, as told by the fish, who, we're constantly told, does not like the cat: