I’ve been thinking a bit about money in the lead-up to the shared parental leave that Gregg and I will be taking next year when our baby arrives. Since we’ve got a mortgage to pay and I'll have good, but not outstanding, maternity pay, I’ve been trying to work out how much money we’ll have… Continue reading Money
To my boy, It's the first day of my third trimester of pregnancy and I can't quite believe that in three months or so I'll have you in my arms. You still seem like an idea, sometimes even a joke - how am I capable of taking care of another human being?! - and despite… Continue reading To my boy
I shared the happy news with many people yesterday that I'm pregnant and am expecting the arrival of a little boy in late December. It's such a happy and exciting time, but it's also a time of so much uncertainty. Will I be a good mum? Am I going to mess this little chap up?… Continue reading Here. Now.
I was having a conversation with my husband last night and it got a tad heated. Poor my mum who was sitting in the middle of us whilst it was going on, although to be fair she asked the question that provoked the 'debate'. It was about whether we would raise a child with a… Continue reading A matter of the heart
I shared an article I stumbled across about miscarriage on facebook recently and its contents have stayed with me almost a week later. Despite not having gone through the pain and hurt of this experience personally it's still playing on my mind. Maybe it's the close friends of mine who have confided in me about having lost their much desired and loved… Continue reading Miscarriage