So, I am now 32 weeks pregnant! I’m at the stage where it feels ‘so near, yet so far’, and whilst part of me feels ready for him to arrive in a few weeks, the other part of me thinks “Woah! We still have so much to sort!”. The big thing happening for our family this month is that we are off on a family
When I found out that I was pregnant again last year, and after finding out that everything was okay at the 12 week scan, my thoughts (extremely shallowly, I admit!), turned to sorting out my wardrobe for my ever-expanding waistline. I remember wearing the same handful of maternity items from H&M and Topshop throughout my pregnancies with Freddie and Sasha, and by the time Sasha
This past week has been lovely- I’ve taken a proper week off work (both digital marketing gig and blog), and thoroughly enjoyed spending time as a family. Not worrying about deadlines (although I do have a few of those!), letting the children stay up later and not fretting about getting work done in the evening, and unintentionally took a week off Instagram and the like.
Pre-pregnancy I was someone who liked to keep reasonably fit and healthy. Not a total gym bunny, but I would definitely try and work out 3 times a week with a mixture of running and going to the gym. I was adamant that when I was pregnant I would try and keep up with at least gentle exercise to stay fit and healthy. Of course,
It’s Monday, the first day of the Easter holidays, and I’m catching up with a little work whilst Freddie and Sasha are playing outside with their bikes and scooters (oh, the juggling when you work, although I’m lucky to have lots of flexibility!). I’m not sure I’m going to manage this quite as well when you throw a baby/toddler into the mix too! I can’t
I’d read a post this weekend by Molly over at ‘Mother’s Always Right’, about how ‘It’s Cool to be a Normal Mum’, and that the pressure and expectations, often brought on by the likes of Instagram and You Tube, have definitely increased for Mums over recent years, and I couldn’t have agreed more with her. There’s definitely something about Instagram that leads many people to call
After arriving back home from the school run yesterday afternoon, my What’s App group phone messenger beeped with a message from one of my close friends: “Everyone’s safe and nowhere near Westminster, right?” And even before I turned on the telly to see the news, my gut feeling told me what unfortunately turned out to be true, that there had been the terrorist attack that
At 27 weeks now, and having recently moved back into our house after our building work, I guess we’re certainly feeling more settled, and along with that has come the dawning realisation that (all going well) in exactly 3 months our new baby boy is due. And with that comes the additional realisation that this means we will have 3 children. Three. Three of the