But other than the crib and the mattress, the only thing I've done to prepare for this baby is wash all the baby clothes. And pull out the white onesies in the hope that maybe the BabbyDaddy and I will find the time to decorate them. I also made a list of things I'd like to have done in the next two months - like make a height board and chalkboard wall for the Passenger, find a dresser and paint in black, finish refinishing the kitchen table, etc. - and I've certainly amassed quite the nursery wish list should anyone decide they'd like to buy this baby a little present.
For example, I'm in love with this mobile. And this rug would be sweet! Build a storage grid with these. The BabbyDaddy wouldn't say no to this glider rocker. Or this as the slightly less expensive alternative. And I'd spruce it up with this. Of course, all of this pre-baby window shopping is dependent on money - and we'd rather spend our savings on maternity leave and paternity leave - so I've been poking around Craigslist and telling myself that it'll be more fun to take my time preparing the Passenger's room than having it all set up at once.
After all, the long-term approach worked out fine when it came to P.'s room, and Passenger won't give a fig about whether he even has a room for quite a while yet.
How about you? Did you have a nursery all set up and ready to go in advance of your babies' arrivals?