Pre-teen reading, a small obstacle!

Pre-teen reading, a small obstacle!

I love reading, when I was little I used to get lost in books.  Reading has been something that I want my daughter to enjoy too not only because of academic reasons but because it is so calming.  Reading always gives me peace of mind and opens up my...
Breastfeeding la la land

Breastfeeding la la land

I didn’t have the easiest of labours, I had an emergency caesarean that resulted in my baby and I being in intensive care for a few days and in hospital for almost seven days.  I exhausted, in pain, scared, disorientated and fiercely protective of my baby...
Third Trimester

Third Trimester

So close and yet so far Weeks 28 – when you are done, I was 40 weeks + 3 days I’m almost done, I’m nearly there! that’s what I told myself when I finally reached week 28 unfortunately the excitement soon wore off as I realised that I still had 10 or more weeks! I’m...
Second Trimester

Second Trimester

Nothing fits Weeks 13 – 28 I was so excited for the second trimester; the midwife had told me that most of what I was feeling should start to ease off and eventually disappear…. I felt no change between week 12 and 13 and I was starting to already become fed-up...
First Trimester

First Trimester

Happiness & morning sickness Weeks 1 – 12 At around week 6 pregnancy hormones and morning sickness kicked in.  My husband and I were travelling around Iceland, I always wanted to go, it was one of my life goals was to see the waterfalls, icebergs and of...