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10 things they don’t tell you about the third trimester

I know babies don't come with manuals, but pregnancy should. An honest one, I mean. I'm now in the third [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Pregnancy|17 Comments

10 reasons live vlogging birth is a terrible idea

Have you heard about the mum who live vlogged her birth and shared it with all and sundry – by [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|33 Comments

5 reasons being pregnant at Christmas sucks

Having just spent my second Christmas with a baby on board, I've decided being pregnant at Christmas sucks. The last [...]

By |December 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

To the man who refused to give me his seat

They say chivalry is dead, and it turns out it is. Regular readers will know our school run is a [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Pregnancy|21 Comments

Pregnancy cravings & what they REALLY mean

We all know pregnancy changes your body, but what I didn’t appreciate was how much it would change my diet. [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Pregnancy|5 Comments

The only maternity items you’ll ever need

Bra clip extensions, weird shaped pillows and morning sickness sweets. A bit like baby items you really don’t need, they [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|6 Comments

The stupidest things I’ve been asked while pregnant

Brace yourselves: this is going to be a bit of a ranty one (I’m blaming pregnancy hormones). I don’t know [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|26 Comments

10 things you should never say to a pregnant woman

Being almost 25 weeks pregnant with baby number three I've had time to reflect on some of the things people [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Pregnancy|50 Comments

Motherhood: how old is too old?

At the grand ‘old’ age of 36 and being pregnant with baby number three I am officially classed as a ‘geriatric [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Parenting|26 Comments

10 reasons first pregnancies are the best

They say every pregnancy is different, but what they don’t tell you is that it’s your first pregnancy that will [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Pregnancy|33 Comments

The 10 worst things about being pregnant

I know, I know. A baby is a blessing, a gift from God for which we should be grateful and [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|20 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

How do you stop co-sleeping?

How do you stop co-sleeping? Google it and you’ll find pages of advice for newborns up to teens which is [...]

By |August 24th, 2016|Uncategorised|21 Comments

I’m pregnant!

We've been harbouring a little secret in our house: I'm pregnant and baby number three is on the way! It's [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Family life, Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|128 Comments

Why there should be a 10th month of pregnancy

I’ve come to the conclusion that there should, in fact, be a 10th month of pregnancy. I’m not going barmy [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Parenting|32 Comments