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June 2015

Pregnancy and a fear of needles

I clearly remember the first time I became fearful of needles.  It had something to do with the needle headed straight for my mouth, getting increasing bigger, like in some horror story.  My mum had to have serious words…

Captain Jack – 5 months

I cannot believe where the past 5 months have gone.  My ‘baby’ is quickly turning into a little boy and it’s only when you look back through the thousands of photos that you can see how huge the changes…

A message to you Daddy on Fathers Day

To my Daddy On Fathers Day last year, I sent a card to you from inside mummy’s tummy.  There was 219 days to go until my due date.…

DIY artwork for the Captain’s bedroom

We decided early on in the pregnancy that we would not find out what the baby’s gender was so when thoughts turned to the nursery, we had to stay neutral.  We opted for lemon and white to decorate the…

Wicked Wednesdays #1

I’m a newbie to #wickedwednesdays but I hope I’ve got the idea?!…

A luxury overnight stay in hospital after giving birth

So you have just experienced a 20hr labour (read the blog here) in which you have literally been dragged through hell and back and yet you are expected to look after a newborn for the first time.  Easy right?…

My monthly quickie – Goodbye May, hello June

No lengthy essay to be found here… just a quickie! So May came and went in the blink-of-an-eye but that’s okay, I am always excited to see June as it is the month of my birthday……