The second trimester (again)

The second trimester mostly consists of more complaining from me. Wfhen I’m not too tired to talk. No surprise that I still haven’t discovered a great love for pregnancy. I’m enjoying it even less while also trying to manage the 3 (heading towards 4) year old force of destruction.  ...

Birth Stories: The Rascal’s entrance

“You’re full term… we’ll just have this baby today!”, announced the consultant breezily, after a mere glance at the ultrasound report. The one that hadn’t seemed to reveal any particular problems. There was an awkward silence as we failed to respond positively to this unexpected news. It was two days before...

The First Trimester (again)

It’s back again. The first trimester of pregnancy. I did not enjoy this at all the last time and it has more than exceeded my expectations of misery second time round! The repeat experience has only proven that I am definitely not a member of that lucky group of women...

A Late Spring, Fresh Starts

Clear skies today (for a change). Almost enough to make you think that an actual Summer might be around the corner. Colourful flowers are stretching wide to greet the sun. There’s a hint of fresh starts and possible transformations in the admittedly still chilly air. It’s been very quiet here on the blog...