when the girls get together.


I attended my very first baby shower in Lahore last June with Hussy as her guest. And my second one was mine own.Β  All I can say is all that ostrogen in one room, God help us for surviving it without serious repercussions. Jokes aside, it was one of the most fun all-female times I have spent in a long long while. Did it help drive the fact home that I am looking at motherhood practically in the eye? Not at all. Did I feel even slightly initiated into the Motherhood? Nope, not yet. It was a wonderful “pretend” evening with cute little baby gifts, of fun games, and happy songs – and not even my scarily swollen feet could drive home the very poignant fact that week 32 has arrived, in effect starting what is popularly known as thr final countdown.


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14 thoughts on “when the girls get together.”

  1. how fabulous–your sisters did such a fantastic job! I love, love, love the festive decorations –the baby clothes on the linen line is such a snazzy touch! Aren’t they the best? My sisters were discussing mine just the other day …and then i reminded them that i’m not expecting yet! πŸ˜›

    Big congrats and belated happy bday, sorry for being MIA…you know, the defense looms ahead!

  2. How fun! Looks like y’all had a really great time!
    and week 32! πŸ™‚ almost there, another month and you’ll be considered full-term!
    i’m working on the birthstory, Hana keeps me so busy. i don’t have time to sleep, much less, for anything else. hopefully i’ll get it up before it’s time for you to pen yours.

  3. yeah my sisters went all out πŸ™‚ it was a really good mix of people and turned out to be a lot of fun-

    mona- welcome back to blogland- hope mommyhood is treating you well

  4. cuteness! πŸ™‚ i love the little tiny baby clothing! and hence always nominate myself to wash EQ’s each time he visits us! πŸ™‚ as i earlier said- the khalas are gonna have such a fun time! and may they spoil yours like we have spoilt our sister’s! πŸ˜‰

  5. I came across your page randomly! I had a question regarding the collages you make and the graphics you use. How did you create the collage used in this entry [what software?] and the graphics you use – are they all your creations?

  6. inshallah insi inshallah πŸ™‚

    amna- i used freehand mx for this collage- very basic stuff – and usually most of the stuff is my own creation unless its something i reaaaly like and relate to heh.

  7. aaaw! totally love the piccys! what games did you guys play? i’m always looking for ideas on baby showers! lol

    btw did u get the parcel?

  8. sheza- i orkutted you also messaged you on msn a few times saying thanks that i got the parcel but i dont think youve checked or gotten the msgs!

  9. Everything looks lovely. Baby showers are so nice and special. Being a part of 3 very different groups of people, I had 3 this time. Each one VERY special.

    Being this pregnant, it always feels great to be loved this much.

    Good luck with the coming weeks.
    I am sure you’ve seen the updates on my website.

  10. sara, that babay shower looks absolutely adorable.. i luv the clothesline! πŸ˜€

    looks like a graphic designers babyshower!! =)

    congrats again.. and keep blogging in the coming weeks!

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