It’s good to learn right?! Sure, 9 things might be a bit ambitious, but humour me. I’m feeling like 2019 might be the year of self improvement. I know everyone says that in the new year but, I’m saying it anyway. So here it is, the 9 things I’m going to learn in 2019: 1.… Read More 9 Things I’m going to learn in 2019
I think things will be different this time around. Or at least I hope they will. Does that make me a bad person? Last time I had a new baby, I was 24 and pretty much the only one of my friends who had taken that giant leap into procreation. Realistically, my boyfriend (now husband)… Read More Will things be different second time around?
And it bloody sucks right? I was 0.5 over the BMI threshold for even being tested for gestational diabetes. I nearly declined the test (which was offered to me at 27 weeks), thinking it was pointless. Good job I didn’t eh? Gestational diabetes is, put simply: ‘high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears… Read More So you’ve got gestational diabetes…
By ‘Big Baby Buys’ I just want to clarify that I don’t mean, stuff you have to get if you birth a giant baby. I just mean the expensive stuff, the big ticket items. The stuff that you spend ages researching because it’s so pricey you don’t want to get it wrong! So we’re talking:… Read More Those Big Baby Buys
Ten years of adult hood. Crazy right? My husband feels genuinely sick every time I mention how old we are. 30 seems awfully close these days. And 30 feels like a grown up age. When you are a real adult who should have your shit together and know what you are doing with your life.… Read More Turning 28.
My gosh it’s a nightmare right? I would love to be able to wear a cheap maternity bra from H&M or a crop top style jersey thing that is all soft and comfortable and so easily available. But alas. With ‘the girls’ it is just not meant to be. I managed to get to about… Read More Maternity Bras for the busty woman.
I woke up this morning to a pretty terrible news article which has shook me a bit. It is all about my local hospital, the one where I am due to have my baby early next year. In roughly 23 short weeks. I will link it here, though I must admit it pains me to… Read More Hypnobirthing and my plan for this birth.
Hi folks! It’s been a while hasn’t it. Well, it turns out I have a bit of news. Tada! Excuse the PJ’s and mum bun. I am with child. Knocked up. I have a bun in the oven and I am pregnant with baby number 2. I am currently about 15 weeks and to be… Read More How to get a good nights sleep in pregnancy (plus – a cheeky £100 Leesa Mattress discount code!)
I spoke about how challenging I found the Easter break recently, but the big one… the summer holidays is now looming on the horizon. The thought is filling me with panic. I’m not ready. I don’t know how to keep a four year old entertained for 6 weeks straight. I just don’t. Help! I need… Read More Planning for the Summer Holidays
I haven’t really spoken about it much on here, because I’m really bad for starting this diet or that exercise plan and then giving up after like two weeks. But I’ve joined Slimming World. I joined back in April and I did really well to start with, but have been a bit crap over the… Read More Slimming world as a vegan.