Last night we took down the Christmas decorations. This is hands down my least favourite part of the festive season and always has been. I know some people love the chance to get organised and tidy up and get back to normality, but for me it's always held a sense of melancholy. You see, I … Continue reading Bailey’s First Christmas
I can hardly believe I'm writing this, but I am now into my final trimester! Baby will be with us at some point in the next three months and I can't lie - I'm starting to feel a little freaked by the whole thing! Everything seemed to go so slowly throughout the first trimester - … Continue reading Second Trimester Update!
It's a given that announcing a pregnancy brings with it a lot of congratulations. It's a major life event and something a lot of us will look forward to with great anticipation. Even if you aren't one of the expectant parents yourself, the arrival of a new family member or the offspring of a close … Continue reading Please Don’t Tell Me I’m ‘Lucky’
Any pregnant woman - or indeed partner of a pregnant woman - will be able to tell you that a huge amount of the pregnancy is spent answering pretty much the same questions over and over again. I remember quite vividly, whilst pregnant with their first, my sister in law telling me she was considering … Continue reading Why I DO Want a Girl, Actually
I know, I know, I said I wasn't going to flood the place with baby talk, didn't I?! But cut me some slack, it's only just become public knowledge that I'm having my first baby, and to be frank, keeping this kind of major news a secret for such a long time has been all … Continue reading Things That Surprised Me About The First Trimester
It's been a long time coming, this post. I can't count the times I've sat down to write it and not been able to find the words. Or rather, I can find the words - approximately 6 billion of them swirling around in my messy brain on a regular basis. I've just never been able … Continue reading Please Don’t Ask Me When I’m Going To Have Children