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20 week scan

20 week scan and finding out the gender

I can’t believe that we have our 20 week scan tomorrow. I know I keep saying it, but this pregnancy really is flying by! My previous nerves and apprehensions are starting to subside and thanks to baby kicks this…

pregnancy - first trimester

The first trimester – second time around

I’m not planning on weekly updates of bump throughout my second pregnancy. As much as I appreciate that pregnancy itself is a blessing and something to be celebrated, to me it’s more of a means to an end. This…

Our big news

Our big news

I’ve tried to hold on to this secret of ours and keep it away from the blog for as long as I could bear, but I feel that the time is right now to come clean and get it…

#MySundayPhoto – Peek-a-boo!

We put our Christmas tree up this week – this little one helped me, so our tree is quite bottom heavy! I’ve chosen this pic from yesterday for this week’s #MySundayPhoto when we were just fooling around playing peek-a-boo…

The problem with early miscarriage

The problem with early miscarriage

I wasn’t going to write this post. At times I thought this issue was too much of a personal one to publish on here. But I realise that early miscarriage isn’t personal to me at all- one in four…

what to buy for a baby shower

So your best friend is having a baby? I feel for you…

It’s finally happened. The moment you never thought would actually come – your best friend tells you that she’s having a baby. Obviously you are delighted for her… But in the back of your mind you’re also a tad gutted…

Things to consider when planning for a baby

6 things to consider when trying for a baby

I think we all take for granted the idea that we can start a family when the right time comes. I know that I never really considered the possibility that trying for a baby might not be so easy,…

Expert tips for foot care during pregnancy

The importance of foot care during pregnancy

With all of the changes that happen to our bodies when we’re pregnant we’d be forgiven for not giving much thought to our feet. I know that throughout my pregnancy I lived in my flip-flops during the summer and…

when baby loves dad more than mum

When baby loves Dad more than Mum…

“Doesn’t she look like her dad?” The midwife said After I’d spent ten hours Giving birth to your head I didn’t mind really It was all well and good There was really no denying You looked like a Mudd…

Motherhood: The Real Deal

#UsAfterYou – Featuring Motherhood: The Real Deal

Welcome to another guest post in the #UsAfterYou – the series where I get nosy and ask some of my favourite bloggers to divulge what having kids has meant for their relationship. When I launched the series I wasn’t sure how…