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maternity

Reflecting on Jack’s short stay at Nursery

Jack’s stay at Nursery may have been short whilst I returned to work but his progress speaks for itself.  As much as I hate to admit it, his time at Nursery did us all, the world of good.…

A Day of Farewells

Yesterday was a long time coming for me, having returned to work from my maternity leave, pregnant again.  It was my last working day until May 2017 because at 29weeks pregnant, I start my 2nd period of maternity leave.…

Captain Jack – 13 months

Our Captain turns 13 months old on this leap year day and shares his day with ‘Baby Dot’ who is now 26weeks inside mummy’s tummy.…

My Pregnancy Wish List

As wonderful as pregnancy is, we all know how difficult it can be at times and how the simplest of things can make everything seem a whole lot better!  So here it is, my pregnancy wish list and what with Mother’s Day being just…

Back to Work following Maternity Leave

It only seems like yesterday that I was saying my temporary goodbyes to work colleagues when leaving for maternity leave.  For two weeks, bump left me hanging on wondering if every twinge was to be the start of labour. …

Captain Jack – 10 months

This time last year, I was about to have my baby shower.  Now, our boy is 10months old and almost a toddler.…

Nursery Visit 1: A Lump in my Throat

Now that my Maternity Pay has come to an end, I am faced with the horrid realisation that I need to return to work.  Since the day Jack was born, I have dreaded this moment.  Who wants to leave their baby…