10 things people don’t tell you about pregnancy

10 things people don’t tell you about pregnancy

When I found out I was pregnant with Autumn in early 2016, I was naturally a combination of excited and worried. After all, it is a life-changing event! It didn’t take me long to realise that there’s an awful lot that people don’t tell you about pregnancy. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t expect to just sit around being waited on with a radiant glow. I knew that I’d have nausea and my body would grow bigger. Pregnancy is a wonderful and magical thing, but at the same time it can also be very tough! View Post

Fertility Found: Conceiving with Donor Eggs

Fertility Found: Conceiving with Donor Eggs

When you’re faced with infertility for the first, second, third or what seems like the millionth time, it’s easy to lose faith.

How will you achieve the natural experience so many people take for granted?

Whether you’ve tried natural conception or traditional IVF without success, there are still options available to you.

One of them is donor eggs.

But are donor eggs right for you?

Let’s find out more about the egg donor process, including what you can expect and the emotions you may experience. View Post

Our honeymoon and babymoon in Pembrokeshire

Our honeymoon and babymoon in Pembrokeshire

I’m so excited to have been invited to visit Bluestone for a midweek break this week! Let’s face it, babies are expensive and statutory maternity pay (SMP) isn’t much. As such, there’s been no way of affording a holiday this year. I thought the closest we were going to get was our three weekends away earlier in the year. In May we went to Birmingham to visit This Morning Live and The Baby Show at the NEC Arena. At the beginning of July, we headed up to Nottingham for me to attend Download Festival (I won tickets!) Then at the end of September we went to Manchester for BlogOn.

It was only the beginning of last week that I was looking longingly at photographs I’d taken of Pembrokeshire the last two years and reminiscing. I’m so excited that I’m able to go back this year! I thought I’d write a post about my visits in 2015 for Dave and I’s honeymoon and our first anniversary holiday/babymoon last year.  We’ve visited many of the best attractions and places for tourists to visit in Pembrokeshire. View Post

October Charity Challenges: The Outcome

October Charity Challenges: The Outcome

 

Last month, I decided that I was going to challenge myself to help three charities. October was a lot more hectic than I anticipated, but I still managed to support all three of them. However, my promotion of that was a little lacklustre I feel. Still, I’m still fairly new to the world of ‘proper’ blogging. As such, it’s another experience to learn from and make better for next time! I always try to help at least one charity each year, and if I can use my blogging voice to do that then that is amazing.

Anyway, without further ado, here is how I did: View Post

October Charity Challenges

October Charity Challenges

I always try to do at least one or two things for charity in the course of a year. However, we’ve now reached October and I don’t think I remember doing anything so far this year! I’ve just been so busy with Autumn, the blog and university and the run-up to work that I guess I forgot. As such, this month I’m doing a couple of things for charity. My chosen charities are Breast Cancer Care, Maternity Worldwide and Smalls for All.

I’m doing a variety of things to help these charities, it’s not all just sponsorship! Let’s explore what they’re doing and how I’m helping them in a little further depth.

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