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“How Did A Baby Buy That?”

I remember being quite excited and nervous about meeting my baby brother for the first time. I’d stayed round my grandparents whilst my mum and stepdad were up the hospital. When I got picked up by my ex-stepdad we went to a little florist to pick up, I think, a balloon and a rabbit soft toy for my little brother. …

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Well This Is New

You read about it everywhere but nothing quite prepares you for it. I certainly didn’t expect it to be like that! My mucus plug dislodged today. Exciting. Ok – I know potentially this means I could still have weeks left. But it’s progress right? That things are happening the right way. It was gross. Completely and utterly gross. I didn’t …

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Shrinkles – Review 2

My mum bought P1 something I’ve never heard of: Shrinkles for £8.49 yesterday. P1 spotted the bag within seconds of my mum walking through the door. Beady eyes.   It’s basically special plastic paper that shrinks in the oven. P1 loves colouring so she was very excited to get started. You colour, you cut out, you put on foil, put …

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38 Weeks Of Pregnancy

From about 4pm yesterday I felt like absolute poop – I felt really sick, hot, dizzy (not the room spinning type more the spacey type), my lower back was in agony, I kept getting shooting pains inside my lady bits and I kept having the urge to use the toilet. I text my mum to ask if she could come …

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Salt Dough Creations (Painting Process)

After properly checking on our salt dough creations – I discovered they were a little spongey still! And because I promised P1 she could paint them today I’ve had to scramble about and cook some more quickly. I added more salt than before and placed a tray on the top on them to stop the air from rising inside. Seems …

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Snore

I seem to be sleeping well – for a pregnant person – the past couple of nights. I went from one night waking every hour, the next night waking every 15 minutes, to the next night sleeping a solid 4 hours, and then last night I managed to sleep for about 5/6 hours straight. Do I feel fantastic and energised …

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That Time Has Come To Say Goodnight

It’s that time on a Sunday – when I feel like the weekend has gone far too quick. When we’ve done so much but it feels like so little. When I know it’s soon approaching P1s bedtime. When I know it will soon be time for my OH and I to go to bed. Basically, when Sunday is over and …

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Salt Dough Creations (Before Oven)

P1 has an obsession with playdoh at the moment and it really annoys me (playdoh not my daughters love for it) We tend to get all the pots out, make something and then leave it for too long and it gets all hard and needs to be chucked. It suddenly dawned on me to make salt dough! I did this …

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Conquered You

I cannot believe it! I slept half decent last night. It was a huge struggle to actually fall asleep but I must of dozed off at around midnight. The next thing I know it’s 4am!!! I’ve slept for a solid four hours – yippeeeeee! I struggled to get back to sleep with really itchy skin – mainly my legs. But …

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Family Day

I look so fat in this photo. But I love my little family millions! We’ve had a good family day today. P1 had another swimming lesson which she did absolutely amazingly again and swam a whole length on her back with little help (obviously with arm bands and those noodle things) I was very annoyed when my OH fell asleep …

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Serious Words Body

Right body. I need serious words with you. I do not need preparing for a newborn… I’ve been there done that. I do however need to sleep! For a couple of hours at a time would be nice!? I don’t want to be getting up every 15minutes to use the toilet. I don’t want to be sweating buckets and feeling …

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Mini Domestic Goddess

Today has been a good day. A very good day! I got to wake up with a very well behaved daughter. I got to have a very nice relaxing day. I got to receive great news that P1 had been well behaved at nursery. I got to have a stress free afternoon and evening with P1 who was being a …

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From The Monster Within

I was P1-free today. This morning I was really looking forward to it but by midday everything was far too quiet and I was getting bored of watching episode after episode of CSI! I was so excited to have P1 home but when she arrived I got told she’s not been behaving too great at my Grandparents regarding meal times …

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37 Weeks Of Pregnancy

I’m 37 weeks pregnant today! I don’t think I can put in words how amazing this feels to me. It’s a huge milestone – one not many believed I’d see! Ok yes my pregnancy is not technically over until I’m 40 weeks or 41 when I get induced but if my P2 arrives now she’ll be classed as full term. …

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Creative Baking

First things first. I’ve had a rubbish night sleep. One of those sleeps where you keep waking up and every time you wake up you can’t get back to sleep for at least half an hour! I feel exhausted before the day has even begun. Nursery is closed. Like I said in my snow post – the whole area halts. …

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