During my last visit to The Salvation Army Select I stumbled upon this handsome pair of books published in 1960. You know how I love a good vintage illustration...and the timing and subject-matter of these couldn't be any more perfect.
This pretty much sums up the anticipation I'm feeling these days. My official due date is even the same as the one marked on the calendar, June 9. However, because we're having twins, the babies are predicted to come about three weeks earlier. Oh...and that look of nighttime discomfort...I'm totally, totally there!
Edgar, on the other hand, is busy making arrangements for the babies' arrival...
...and coming to the realization his space in the house is getting smaller and smaller by the moment.
He is ahead of the game in the sense that he already has his clothes picked out in the case of a mid-night run to Labor and Delivery. He had this task complete several days before I had my own bags packed :)
Despite all the planning, I'm sure we'll look more like this when the time finally comes. Afterall, can you ever be truly ready?
[books written and illustrated by Dick Barry, copyright 1960 by Ink-A-Toon, Boonton, NJ]