• My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

    One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real …

  • Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

    Emotions arrive in different shapes and sizes.  In years past, I have experienced grief that …

  • Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (…

  • What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  …

  • Why can’t I relax and do nothing?
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    Why can’t I relax and do …

    I remember some years ago a work colleague mentioned to me that she had gone to bed early the night before because she was bored and couldn’t think of anything else to do.  At the time, my diary was crammed…

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    Four things I didn’t expect about pregnancy
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    Four things I didn’t expect about …

    It’s fair to say that I didn’t really know what to expect with pregnancy.  I either have friends without children, friends with much older children or friends with babies who were absolutely, definitely putting a brave face on it and…

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    Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset
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    Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset

    I always knew I had various habits that could be interpreted as greedy or hoarding.  Let’s say I’m going to the supermarket for snacks for example – I’m coming out with a multipack of crisps, chocolate, sweets, ice cream and…

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    The next few months
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    The next few months

    After finally being able to make our pregnancy announcement, I’m really hoping that we can start to relax and enjoy the next few months – it’s been such an arduous and stressful time that I feel desperate to start celebrating…

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    My pregnancy diary – antenatal screenings, high NT measurements and CVS
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    My pregnancy diary – antenatal screenings, high NT …

    I found out that I was pregnant just after my birthday in mid-August.  In a state of glorious, summertime bliss we floated through those first weeks, keeping our little secret under wraps as we imagined what our baby might be…

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