• 39 weeks pregnant: on time

    October 8, 2014

    Here’s my latest pregnancy update at 39 weeks pregnant… 39 weeks pregnant: what’s going on in my pregnancy? An awful lot of pregnancy is spent marking time, isn’t it? There’s being late, the date on the digital test, the week + days count up and count down, the 12 and 20 week scan, the 24…

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  • Advice to my future self, mother of two

    October 7, 2014

    We spent this weekend together as a family of three, knowing it could be the final one before we become four. Looking back at last time we were about to have a baby, we had no idea what was coming. It’s difficult to ready yourself for the unexpected though, isn’t it? This time we feel…

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  • Bedtime stories: the new baby

    October 3, 2014

    What books are current bedtime favourites in your house? Eliza is going through a Topsy and Tim phase, as my mum recently found all my old ones from the 80’s. She also has her classic literary loves – Peepo, her Paragon books, and Postman Bear.

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  • 38 weeks pregnant: The October Edition

    October 2, 2014

    Here’s my latest pregnancy update at 38 weeks pregnant… What’s happening at 38 weeks pregnant? October, a month of mists and mellow fruitfulness,  the clocks going back, and Halloween. And oh yeah, the month of me having a baby. However I was convinced – utterly convinced – we’d have an early arrival on Tuesday night. 38…

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  • 37 weeks pregnant – full term and false alarms

    September 25, 2014

    Here’s my latest pregnancy update at 37 weeks pregnant (full term!) 37 weeks pregnant… “How will I know?” boomed a certain 90’s songstress some time in the last century. “How will I knooooow if HE really loves me?” Of course, she was singing about relationships and love, and I’m talking about another big L here…

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  • What Not To Buy When You’re Pregnant

    September 22, 2014

    What are the best things to buy…and what not to buy when you’re pregnant? What are the best things not to buy when you’re pregnant? Firstly, think about what you actually need and don’t need during pregnancy. Be warned, pregnancy makes you a huge target market for all sorts of goods and products you never…

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  • 36 weeks pregnant: bad days and baby brain

    September 15, 2014

    Here’s my latest pregnancy update at 36 weeks pregnant (and 35 weeks pregnant!) 36 weeks pregnant…what’s happening with the baby? Does being pregnant make bad days worse, or do they just seem worse because you’re already balancing precariously on the high hormonal tightrope of pregnancy? I’m not sure, but in the interests of sharing my…

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