All in Mum

First pregnancy challenges I didn’t expect (28 weeks)

After another mid-week evening of clashing moods and misunderstandings at home, I find myself - growing bump and all - wanting to stamp my feet and say ‘why isn’t it all about me!’. I am having a particularly bad day at the moment, well week really. But while I am usually know for being positive-minded and inspiring I thought sod it. Rather than only blogging about the good bits, I wanted to make sure I document what’s happening when things are shit. So other mums and dads can perhaps feel more prepared to overcome for moments like these or less alone when things get tough.

My biological clock & deciding to have a baby

We’ve never been a conventional couple, even though our story meeting at university sounds pretty standard, I had actually returned to university in my 30’s and Josh, while officially a mature student for taking a gap year, was… well, not mature. This age gap meant that making the decision to try for a baby was also not likely to be conventional. So here’s how it went...