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  • Why can’t I relax and do nothing?

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    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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    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

    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

    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

    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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