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On How It Was Supposed To Be Easier Than This

Nothing can ever be easy. Nothing can ever just work the way it’s supposed to. You know – meet guy, fall in love, get married, buy a house and then have babies together. No. I met the guy, fell in … Continue reading

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On Five Months Of Non-Smoking

It’s been 5 months and 1 day since I threw away a half-full box of cigarettes and made the decision to quit. It wasn’t “at the end of this box” or on a certain date or point in the lunar … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Really Real Before

We still haven’t bought anything baby-related. I think this was because we were both secretly hoping that the gynae was wrong at our last appointment, and that suddenly, the boy-bits would turn into girl-bits. Unfortunately that didn’t happen. It was … Continue reading

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On Boys. The One I Have, That’s Going To Be A Brother

The Kid is 5. Before we knew we were having another boy, he desperately wanted a big brother. While he doesn’t understand exactly how it all works, he definitely has said some really adorable things about being a brother, lately. … Continue reading

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On Things We’ve Done This Year, Already

It might only be 11 days into the Twenty-Thirteen, but we’ve made them busy days and they’ve been full of doing stuff and seeing things. So far we have: Taken The Kid to the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Which he adored. … Continue reading

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Pregnancy. Version 2.0

It’s been at least 5 years since my last pregnancy – enough time to forget just about everything, except the heinous morning sickness. It has its ups and downs. I’m about half-way now and it’s bound to get even more … Continue reading

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And So. We Know. Pink Or Blue?

The Fiancé was right. It’s another boy. I am going to be completely out-numbered by boys and boys things. I was a teeny bit disappointed, I won’t lie. But only for a second. I’m not ungrateful. He’s healthy, I’m healthy … Continue reading

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On Pink or Blue. Hopefully Today Is The Day.

I have a beautiful, massively healthy boy. He’s a real boy’s boy. All about the cars and Lego and superheroes and bashing and smashing. The colour blue and being noisy and dirty. Motorbikes and soccerballs. Hulksmash and Spiderman. Much to … Continue reading

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On Feet. Feet And Pregnancy

Feet. I’d never given them much thought. Tortured them with too-high stilettos (shoes that i could only balance in when drunk – go figure) or walked around barefoot too much. I was pleased to be a size 5. Not too … Continue reading

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All I Need Is A Bullhorn, A Tazer & A Flame-Thrower

Generally, I’m quite a laid-back person. Despite my parents nick-naming me “Tantrum” as a child, it takes a lot to make me cross. Not lately, however. Despite the baby currently being no bigger than a lentil (or something) it has … Continue reading

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