5 days left (if he wants) until we meet our little man! Feet are swollen and belly is dropping- hopefully he doesn’t decide to go over his due date.
Read a really interesting article on A Cup of Jo this week- Ten Surprising Things About Parenting in Norway. What I found most interesting was that mom’s get 10 months 100% paid maternity leave (lucky! C’mom U.S.!) and that there’s no “playground culture” (kid museums, activities, parks) because everyone works.
I also found another great post on her blog about the oh-so-perfect French parenting- Motherhood Mondays: French Kids Eat Everything. I definitely want to read this book. I read Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman and loved it. I loved the anthropological approach to the French parenting style. Full of great tips that I think make total sense.
I didn’t read many parenting books for this pregnancy. I don’t know if that makes me a “bad mother” but I honestly didn’t want to become one of those neurotic and obsessive mothers. I just want to enjoy it all and learn as it all unfolds.
Books I read: