Cartoons from when she was little

We still only really have videos of my daughter saying ‘Look!!’ or ‘Want to see it!’ and it terrifies me how bad I have become at picturing things in my minds eye. I feel like it’s something ten years ago I could do really well, and feel like whoever I was thinking about was inContinue reading “Cartoons from when she was little”

Things you can’t eat when you are pregnant

There are such long conflicting lists of things that you shouldn’t eat when you are pregnant that its hard to remember what’s OK to put in your mouth. I found that the best source of information on the subject was Emily Osters book ‘Expecting Better’, which details the research studies and explain why things are consideredContinue reading “Things you can’t eat when you are pregnant”

Belly polishing

I got given some Neal’s Yard Remedies Mothers Balm for Christmas -it’s a 100% blend of oils and beeswax to nourish and prevent stretch marks, and I’m not sure if it’s having any effect on the stretch marks or not but the shine it produces on my bump is amazing! You can practically see yourContinue reading “Belly polishing”

Learning how to use baby merchandise..

Yes, yes I know. As a pregnant couple we are now the targets of multi-million dollar advertising campaigns for all the baby merch that we supposedly need, and yes we have succumbed to some of it without really knowing what we are doing. And so our evenings, which should be spent going out as muchContinue reading “Learning how to use baby merchandise..”

Pregnancy Food Diaries

Being pregnant I have been poked and prodded, had countless blood tests and learnt to pee on demand (quite easy when there is  a tiny person resting on your bladder). I’ve also been questioned about my weight way more than usual, and not really from my Gynaecologist and midwife which I was expecting (my midwife’s onlyContinue reading “Pregnancy Food Diaries”

How not to go Pram Shopping

My boyfriend and I are a salespersons dream when it comes to baby items. For anyone who wants specific details- we were overwhelmed by the choice in Orchestra (a giant baby shop out in the ‘burbs of Brussels, where yes they do actually have a cobbled path and fake grass to test out the pramsContinue reading “How not to go Pram Shopping”

Third trimester blues

I’m struggling with my pregnancy more now that I’ve past the 32 week mark. I’m feeling nauseas again (doctor says its probably because of the reduced space for my stomach and digestive system) and I’m tired all the time which is very frustrating when I want to get things done before the baby arrives. Urgh…Continue reading “Third trimester blues”