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The Nest is 75% Ready

75% is enough for now. Enough to call our case worker to have her come out and do a walk-through. Enough to make me feel mostly prepared.

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Bedroom for Future Foster Kids Checklist:

• assemble KURA bed
• hang curtains
• hang wall art
• add a rug
• make space in closet for clothes
• dresser
• bookshelf ?
• nightstand
• lamp
• hang book ledges
• mount guitar hook for my old acoustic
• nightlight
• make bed look comfy and inviting

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The Rest of the House Checklist:

• mount TV to the wall in the den
• cover all electrical outlets with annoying plastic caps
• lock up all of our medications and vitamins
• lock up all of our cleaning supplies
• lock up all knives
• lock up all matches and lighters
• secure rugs to the floor (so they’re not tripping hazards)
• make sure we always have bananas
• have and know how to install car seats and boosters for newborn – 8 year olds

Our den/playroom:

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5 Responses to The Nest is 75% Ready

  1. Brian Carlson says:

    Wow. This is so cool. You are somethin’ else. 😀

  2. bakewithamy says:

    I love that bed!

  3. Amber says:

    Ah!!! IT LOOKS AWESOME!! 🙂 You guys are so fantastic.

    • mahlbrandt says:

      Thanks, Amber! I love doing this part of the preparations and as I said to a fellow adoptive/foster mom the other day – it’s one of the few things I can control.

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