Tag Archives: life

I Can’t Help It

Sorry guys – it’s me again. For my third post in one day! I’m beginning to think I should write and save as a draft or you will all get bored of me sooner or later. Snow has been forecasted for my area all week … Where is it?! I’ve been terrified of going into labour incase I get stuck …

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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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Early Riser

As I’ve previously mentioned in my post How Much Is Too Much? my 4 year old daughter tends to nap during the day. It’s been a worry to me. Her sleep pattern that is. This morning at 6:30am there was a knock on our bedroom door – morning P1 Still dark and far too early I took her back to …

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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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Is It Really Worth It?

I’m a working mum and have been since P1 was 9months old. Work for me has always been my “time out” from parenting – as crazy as that sounds! Now P2 is fast approaching her arrival it leads us to think about the future; child care mainly and finances. P1 will be starting school the same week as I’m due …

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GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS

It sounds like a dinosaur or something! I have Group B Strep. Which is a bacteria infection that lives happily without causing any harm or symptoms in my lady bits. great! When I say it causes no harm I’d be lying. When labour starts and more importantly my waters break it could cause life threatening circumstances to me or P2. …

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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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Like A Bee – Busy

Today has been very busy! Well compared to my usual; stay at home in my pjs. P1 had her first swimming lesson of 2013. She’s been attending lessons for about two years but she hasn’t made much progress in the swimming side of things. P1 has lax joints in her lower limbs (hips down) – meaning she tires easily and …

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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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Resolutions or Goals?

It’s been 2013 for 11 days now and it occurred to me today that I hadn’t posted about my resolutions for 2013. Better late than never. Who’s already broken their resolutions? For 2013 I decided not to make resolutions. But make goals – things I want to achieve this year or things I want to happen. That sort of thing. …

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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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Liebster Award

I was nominated for a Liebster award by Diary Of  A Mum Grade 3.  I’m new to blogging so this was really exciting for me. Here’s the lowdown for how the award works: bloggers award other bloggers whom they consider as “up and coming” and have less than 200 followers, or are a newer blog. If you receive a Liebster, you must …

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