Hub and I took a long-anticipated trip to Kiddicare yesterday. I’ll write about that more in another post but it was something he said the night before that got me thinking: what are the essential items that we need for a newborn? This pondering was brought about by hub declaring that surely we only needed to look at pushchairs in Kiddicare? We’ve already purchased a bedside crib, what more could… View Post

This week has, thankfully, been less eventful than the last two, but has still involved a trip to see a medical professional! I worked three days this week which has meant that blogging has had to take a little bit of a back seat (I know, I missed posting anything on Friday, I’m sorry). As it happens, I had planned for Friday to be a fabulous blogging/commenting/cleaning/sorting day before half… View Post

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I’ve made some pretty drastic changes to our income in the past six months – resigning from my job has almost halved our income. I’ve been doing supply but my main objective has been to pay off my credit card before the 0% period ends and hubby has been taking care of the household stuff. We’ve been ticking along quite nicely. Anyway,… View Post

Well, after last week’s worry I was hoping for a slightly calmer week in this pregnancy, and by and large I did get it, although I let my anxiety get the better of me which created a bit of an issue! On the Friday that the midwife came to listen to baby’s heartbeat after my small bleed, she told me that if I was concerned then I could call Medicom… View Post

Okay, I’m not going to lie. I swore blind that I would never post a picture online of my naked pregnant belly. Not a chance. However, I consider this to be in the public interest if it means that more of us can escape stretch marks! I know it might seem vain and I salute women who are proud of their post-partum bodies, but I’m worried about the aesthetic impact… View Post