Tag Archives: children

Meow

My mum used to foster cats. With over 15 years experience with animals from working as a veterinary nurse the fostering charity liked to use mum for all the “odd” cases or the kittens. I remember at one time we had two litters that totalled to about 14 kittens plus mum. Our house was a cat haven! Mum being Mum …

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When Facebook Never Ceases To Surprise

Touchy subject. Upsetting. Disgusting. Disgraceful. Do I really need to go on? Any parent – well any person – would agree with me that there is absolutely no excuse for child abuse. I was a victim of child abuse at just 10 days old by my real dad. This caused my family huge heart ache and long battles with social services. …

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Appreciation

“It’s so lucky you are having another girl. Means you can reuse all of P1s things” – eeeeerrrrrmmm unfortunately not. Back when I had P1 and my relationship broke down with her dad I needed all the extra income I could scrape together. It wasn’t that I was stuck for money as I was working by then. It was more …

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36 Weeks Of Pregnancy

I’m 36 weeks pregnant today. pardon… 36. Weeks. Pregnant. Today. I really didn’t think I’d see the day. And to be honest I don’t think the health professionals did either. At 28 weeks pregnant I was given steroids to strengthen P2s lungs. I seriously thought at that point I’d only be pregnant for another month! But here I am with …

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In Laws

In laws – I bet you just took a gulp. Say those words to me 4 years ago and I would of been joining you with the gulping and eye rolling. However, since meeting my OH the eye rolling and gulping are a thing of the past. I feel so lucky to have been welcomed so warmly into my OHs …

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Sunday Morning

I love weekends. Spending time with my OH. It makes me realise how much I actually miss him during the week. He also makes loads of effort to play with P1 at the weekends – I think he must miss us just as much. Sundays always means a lay in. I should be going to church and I will!! but …

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Bad Dreams And A 4 Year Old

Ever had a dream that’s really scared you? Wakes you up in a sweat and you don’t know what to do with yourself incase the dream comes true. I’ve had many!! We were just settling down to bed at nearly midnight. When I thought I heard the pitter patter of footsteps. Footsteps too light to be my brother but too …

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TGIF

Thank Goodness It’s Friday What does Friday mean in your household?! Maybe you are just heading into work looking forward to getting all dressed up and going out for the night. Crawling/stumbling back home at some point tomorrow morning. Well for me; Friday is the day P1 stays at home with me. Mummy and Daughter Day – as she calls …

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Feeling Confused

I’m feeling such a mix of emotions. No baby yet The pains have stopped. I’ve had a rubbish night sleep – if you can call it sleep at all. I’m feeling home sick. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t want her to arrive early. But having that little bit of hope that she’d be here within the next day or …

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Sausage Fingers

The time has come for me to remove my rings. I’m devastated! My fingers have increased in size but my midwife isn’t concerned. I am! Removing my rings is a huge concern to me. These symptoms never happened to me the first time round. Although I didn’t have any rings to remove back then and I didn’t come this far …

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Blind Folded

blogI’m beginning to feel really anxious about the fast approaching arrival of P2. At 34+4weeks pregnant I’m the most pregnant I’ve ever been! Looking back at P1s arrival – I don’t remember a thing!! I really thought I did. But no matter how hard I try to remember, I just can’t!! I think because I was so young and admittedly …

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Tight Squeeze

I saw my midwife today. Discussed breast feeding and water births. During labour I will have to have an antibiotic drip as I was told I have a condition called Strep B. Scary! but I can still have a water birth as long as I keep my arm dry. The midwife told me that my bump is all baby which …

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The Nitty Gritty

Now that I’ve had a little fiddle with settings and made my way around WordPress I think I’m ready to begin to let you all know a little more about me and my background. I was born in 1992 – yes I’m only 20 years old. My family is quite confusing – I have a Mum; My mum is my …

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