“What’s in your bag?”

Photo by English Mamma

After seeing the post on WADs (Wives and Daughters), I could not resist joining in and showing the contents of my bag. Luckily, it is not too much these days after I switched my mammoth handbag for a much smaller version. I love big bags but you just end up filling them with all sorts of useless odds and ends. So, what is in my bag? My trusty To Do list, small digital camera, chewing gum, ... Continue Reading...

The joy of Forsakringskassan

Well, I had been planning to write a post outlining a few details about Försäkringskassan and the forms that need to be filled in to receive föraldrapenning (parental benefits in Sweden). However, despite filling in all of the forms and submitting them, I am still overwhelmed by the process and remain largely confused about how the system really works. What does not help either is that I keep ... Continue Reading...

Week 30 update

How far along? 30 weeks and three days Total weight gain/loss: Gained around 8 and a half to nine kilos Stretch marks?: Nothing so far (fingers crossed it stays that way) Sleep: Intermittant at night with some catch-up naps during the day Best moment this week: The beautiful sunshine streaming in through the windows today Worst moment this week: Feeling like my stomach was being ... Continue Reading...

Baby blog or weather blog?

Well, the snow continues to come (we had a snow storm last Friday night and the weather office told people to stay indoors, followed by the national rail company advising travellers not to go to work on Monday...) and I have been feeling under the weather (sorry, could not resist it). I am staying indoors, trying to snuggle up and keep warm and so there is not much to report. Been enjoying this ... Continue Reading...