20 Week Pregnancy Update

5 Months Pregnant with Little Man

Well I have reached the half way point! Cannot believe that I am now halfway to meeting Belly-Baby.

I had my 20 week scan yesterday and to our relief everything was fine. Baby even opened its fist to give us a wave, and the kind sonographer even gave us a ‘footprint’ photo for free – as we had to pay £3.50 each for the others. We’ve never had to pay before, but it’s a new charge that our hospital has introduced.

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2013 Resolutions

2013 Resolutions

I don’t normally take resolutions very seriously, but 2013 is going to be a year of change for my family and I, and I would like to make some decisions relating to those changes. So here are my resolutions.

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2012

2012

2012 was a really great year overall.

It was the year I got back into Twitter, and with that came a huge amount of support, help, encouragement and some new, great friends! It was whilst being on Twitter again that I decided to start this Blog and I am glad I did, it has been a place for me to be honest, to vent, to try and support others and to give a perspective of things. My blogging and Twitter-ing will definitely continue into 2013.

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Pregnancy Update – 17 Weeks

4 months pregnant with Little Man

Well I haven’t blogged for a month – since I announced that we were expecting another LP!

This last month has flown by, everyone now knows about Belly-Baby and I have started planning maternity leave at work. Realistically I’ll be leaving at the end March and taking my annual leave before starting my maternity leave in mid-May, ready for Belly-Baby’s arrival towards the end of May. I am really looking forward to those 2 months with LP, if all goes to plan!

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Holiday Cottage From Hell! Woodview Cottages – Mowhay Cottage, Pensilva, Cornwall Review

Review: Holiday Cottage From Hell! Woodview Cottages - Mowhay Cottage, Pensilva, Cornwall

We booked our first family holiday in Cornwall about 6 months ago, ready for our friend’s wedding on 1st September. We booked a cottage, part of Woodview Cottages – through Holiday Rentals for 8 nights starting on 31st August, and it looked lovely! It was one of many holiday cottages and holiday homes we looked at when searching for short breaks, holidays and properties across the whole of the county.

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LP’s 1st Birthday

Cake Smash!

Yesterday, 28th August, was LP’s 1st Birthday!

To mark the occasion we had a gathering at our house on Bank Holiday Monday. A BBQ with friends and family. It was a really lovely day! A few people unfortunately couldn’t make it for various reasons but it was still a lovely day.

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Going Back To Work…

Going Back To Work...

I had my first KIT (Keep in Touch) day at work last Tuesday. It was the first time I’d been in a work environment since I went on annual leave/maternity leave on 15th July 2011.

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First Missed Baby Bedtime and Hen Do

When all you want is a duvet day...

So, yesterday I was on a Hen Do. It was meant to be a traditional hen do but turned into a girly day out and a nice meal in a restaurant.

I fed LP before I left in the morning and made sure Daddy had instructions on everything LP needed through the day, food etc and then I left for the Hen Do.

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The Path to a Decent Night’s Sleep!

The Path to a Decent Night's Sleep!

Well, what better to blog about than a sleeping through baby?

As you all know, LP has never been very good with long stretches of sleep, preferring to wake at best every 4 hours for food. 3 weeks ago though, that all changed. LP decided randomly one day that she would sleep through the night. When I say through, I mean through – 8pm to 9am! 13 hours! After that we didn’t expect it to happen again, we expected it to be a fluke, a one off. But the next night she slept for 12 hours, and on the third night 11 hours. We then had a night where she woke for an hour at 1am.

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