‘The Bump’ and Detachment

The internet is full of blogs and advice on "10 ways to bond with your bump" and "tips for expectant mothers to love your bump". These tips involve everything from singing and talking to your bump, massaging your bump, playing music to your bump an so on. I've read forum after forum of expectant mother's … Continue reading ‘The Bump’ and Detachment

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5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Being a first time mum to be, everything about the world of pregnancy is new to me! However, I have found myself making some observations about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs that i thought i'd share. Older first-time mum’s Back in the UK in my home town in Oxfordshire I would say 60-70% of my friends … Continue reading 5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

A letter to you, Dad.

Dear Dad, It’s been 13 long years since I last saw your face, since I waved goodbye to you in the back of that ambulance whilst my head nestled into mum’s protective embrace. The thing is Dad, It was like I always knew I was going to lose you. The day you and mum parted … Continue reading A letter to you, Dad.

A Travel Inspired Nursery: A Personal Touch

I haven't been very active over the last couple of weeks as my time has mainly been spent on all things baby and pregnancy related! Since my last post, we had the excitement of finding out we are expecting a baby boy, the stress of calling various child care centres to scout out those with a … Continue reading A Travel Inspired Nursery: A Personal Touch

Growing a baby – Responsibilities and precautions when travelling

In just under two week’s time I will be jet-setting off to Vanuatu for a week long trip over New Year. This trip is quite different to most as i will be 18 weeks pregnant. While that is all very good, I don’t feel pregnant! The only symptoms I have really experienced are nasal congestion … Continue reading Growing a baby – Responsibilities and precautions when travelling

Our Greatest Adventure Awaits…

On Sunday 26th September life as I knew it changed forever. I found out I was pregnant. As I stared down at the two red lines appearing on the pregnancy test on the bathroom side in disbelief I asked myself, “how is this happening, HOW THE BLOODY HELL IS THIS HAPPENING!?”. My body felt like … Continue reading Our Greatest Adventure Awaits…