Pregnancy Diary: Week 18 

I finally feel that I’ve settled into this pregnancy now. Although I’m the size of a small whale now (hopefully just because it’s my third baby and not because they’ve missed a twin or I’m growing a baby the size of a toddler), I feel better than I have so far. I have a proper rounded bump, which helps people understand I am pregnant and not just eating all the...

Finding a Work/Life Balance – Why Part Time Works for Me 

When it comes to my work life since having the kids, I look at my experiences a little like the story of the three bears with me finally finding something which is ‘just right’ for me.  When I had my own business and I was at home with them all the time, day in, day out, it just didn’t work. I couldn’t get work done with them at home, but...

Pregnancy Diary: Week 16 

So I planned to write this blog post yesterday afternoon, following my midday midwife appointment. In the end, my first midwife had been triple booked so I eventually saw a different midwife at 6pm.  The appointment at 16 weeks is generally just a checkup and a chance to listen to the baby’s heartbeat. I’ve been a bit worried as I can’t really feel any movements yet, and as its my...

May Plans 

So it’s May, which means it’s also my birthday tomorrow, eek! Can’t really believe we are already nearing half way through 2016 but then time passing quickly is always a good thing when you’re pregnant as that can really drag! I don’t have a lot of plans for this month, mainly as we are still manically saving for the wedding and every spare penny is going towards that, but we...