Learned this week

This week, I learned that: bending down can earn you a short, sharp kick to the ribs (ouch!) third trimester tiredness will kick in anyway, despite you taking iron supplements baking macarons is challenging but as much fun as I hoped it would be the decision to stop work three weeks before the due date was a good one after all! ... Continue Reading...

Learned this week

Even the best sleepers can have their off nights... ...and these are exhausting to the previously lucky parents who are used to a good sleeper. Heartburn can strike even when you've not been eating. That 33 weeks into a second pregnancy is a good time to stop training at the gym and switch to training only at home. That, according to my midwife, I should have written my birth plan by now and ... Continue Reading...

Learned this week

Toddler tantrums are really quite exhausting... ...but that ignoring them (if you can!) might just work Carrying Little O for any length of time longer than 30 seconds is both tiring and painful Scrubbing your nipples while still pregnant is not recommended. I hasten to add that this is not something that I tried this week but a useful tip from Baby Centre. It is not really something that ... Continue Reading...