Tag Archives: pregnancy

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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Emotions Running Wild

I have a changed child today. She’s been amazing! As parents we all have our days when we could quite happily lock ourselves in the bathroom and cry. Then we have the days when we look at our children and feel that overwhelming feeling of proudness. Today I felt that. I’ve really needed her to behave today and that’s exactly …

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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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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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Hormones & Thumb Sucking

I had the most uncomfortable night sleep so far! I seriously thought I was going to go into labour. Today I feel very achey and very sleepy. My OH has been a complete rock! When I was crying my eyes out last night – he just held me close in his arms and reassured me that everything would be ok. …

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Huggies – Why?!

About a month ago I received an email from Huggies about their stopping of nappies. I was a bit disappointed as I used to use Huggies Nappies for P1 and planned to do the same this time round. However, in this climate nothing is surprising anymore when it comes to businesses shutting down. Today I received an email saying they …

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35 Weeks Of Pregnancy

I feel like I’ve been pregnant forever and there’s still so many days ahead of me! Ok – potentially I could drop any minute. Or I could drop in two weeks time. Or I’ve got the path where I go to term and over! Pregnancy gives so many surprises. My second pregnancy has not been an easy ride. I don’t …

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