Glowing?… Surely you mean melting

Glowing?… Surely you mean melting

Now I know I'm cooking a baby, but I didn't realise it would be so literal. Do I really need to be the temperature of an oven? Whilst everyone was moaning about the rain and the miserable temperatures we were having, I was secretly pleased as it meant I could walk to the shop without having to wring out my dress when I got back. Don't get me wrong, I love the sun. K will be the first to tell you that if I don't get my dose of sun each year I…continue reading →
Practical Parenting & Me

Practical Parenting & Me

At the beginning of my pregnancy I discovered the joy of pregnancy magazines & I have been hooked ever since. At first they weren't really any help to me as they only concentrated on women who were 12weeks+ & I think this is an area that needs to change. Women need more support in those first 3 months, what with the morning sickness, the worry & all the countless symptoms that crop up, I think it would help greatly to read articles from other women who are going through the same thing. However,…continue reading →
Mood Swings in Pregnancy

Mood Swings in Pregnancy

As I near the end of my Pregnancy, it's fair to say I've experienced my fair share of mood swing roller-coasters. For me the mood swings came into force in the second trimester. I could wake up feeling incredibly elated and go to bed not wanting to speak to anyone. At times I found the extremes of the mood swings to be very frustrating as I could see no obvious triggers. It took me a while to realise they just occurred as and when they pleased. I'm sure Kirsty rapidly realised this as…continue reading →
Does it come with a manual?

Does it come with a manual?

Since AI day or as I like to call it "All in" day, our book shelves have slowly started to rival the parenting section in our local library. To begin with we started with light hearted books that didn't scare you too much. They talked about every symptom as though it was similar to being in a sitcom. We expected to have lots of lovely anecdotes to talk about after the 1st trimester. I hate to break it to those of you still in the lovely floaty stages of the 1st trimester. These…continue reading →