Baby-Shower Dress Options: Part 1

I’ve subconsciously been grudging buying anything maternity, and I literally mean anything. And when I say subconsciously I mean very consciously, I don’t want to spend money on clothes I’ll never wear again. I didn’t have a 9 month pregnancy, I had a 3 month pregnancy, and I’d rather spend money on better things, like cute baby clothes and hats with oversized pom-poms. In saying that though, as I approach 35 weeks, fitting into the old size 8’s is a…
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Can I Afford Maternity Leave?

Let me start off by saying that ranting incessantly was never the aim of this blog – but recently this topic has plagued me, and I’m better off ranting here in my little corner of the internet, than at the next poor old biddy that unbeknowlingly brings up maternity leave in conversation. I have always been of the mindset that you don’t bring a child into the world unless you are in a financial position to do so, accompanied by…
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The Pram Shortlist

Pram shopping was supposed to be fun.Everyone said so…Oh how disappointed I was. Pram shopping for me has been an absolute nightmare. I’m picky, and that has been my downfall. I know exactly what I want, at least, in my head I do, it’s just too bad no-one seems to have brought my dream pram to life quite yet. I’m at the stage where a few have got quite close, so I thought i’d show you my shortlist of prams,…
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9 Things I Wish I’d Known About Pregnancy

There are so many pre-conceptions about pregnancy, the tit-bits that everyone comments on, wether good or bad. The morning sickness, the fat ankles, the irrational pickle cravings… But what about everything else? At this point, I could write a book on the qualms of pregnancy, but instead, I’ll stick to the 9 things I wish someone had warned me about before I fell pregnant. 1. You will shop irrationally: Or at least, you will want to shop irrationally. No matter how…
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Holy-Grail Holiday Picks

I’ve recently just came back from my summer holiday in Tenerife, and there were, as usual, a few stand out items that saved me on that trip! At 8 months pregnant, I was worried about how I would cope in that heat, and how I’d keep myself entertained when I couldn’t join in with the cocktails by the pool or the jet-ski at the beach. I tried a good few products, new and old whilst I was away, and these…
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