Preparing for a baby using online shopping with long delivery times…

Buying necessities to prepare to welcome our baby into the world was one of the biggest stresses for me during lockdown. We didn't have everything we needed and time was running out! Lockdown started around March 23rd, I was due on May 4th. When lockdown started, I didn't really 'panic', but as we got to…

3rd Trimester continued…

So, if you’ve read part 1 to my 3rd Trimester, then you’ll know that I had a swift, unexpected exit from work with no goodbyes to my lovely Year 6 class and no goodbyes to my friends! Absolutely not the maternity leave I’d imagined. Usually, there’s an end of term assembly and the teacher going…

3rd Trimester…Lockdown begins…

34 weeks pregnant and all my family had were photos x Throughout my pregnancy, I had really struggled at work. As you may know, I am a primary school teacher and moving around the classroom, being constantly on my feet, constantly working at home when I wasn’t at work all took a huge toll on…

2nd Trimester – wedding included!

Our wedding reception setup 💜 Well, my second trimester was certainly a ride! Not only had my sickness NOT gone, I also had heartburn, terrible heartburn! And if it’s true what they say: heartburn=lots of hair on baby’s head, then if you saw my baby now, you’d know why I had so much heartburn! So,…

1st Trimester

So...after establishing that I was definitely pregnant, I started really tuning in with my body and, for the first 6 weeks, I really didn’t feel any different and I thought, ‘wow, I can do this!’ It then came back to September and time to go back to work and the symptoms really started. At this…

Welcome to my blog…

Hi everyone, thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog - I am really grateful. So...why have I decided to start this blog? I feel as though my journey to becoming a mummy has been quite a unique experience, particularly due to that fact that my baby was born in lockdown!…