Posts by KatieP

THE LIES WE’RE FORCED TO TELL OUR KIDS (AS THE WORLD WE KNOW CRUMBLES)

This morning. 6.16am. In bed. “Mummy, why are you and Daddy so worried? Why does Daddy keep reading the news?” “Because a bad man has been given a very important job darling, but don’t you worry, everything will be fine!” Oh the lies we tell our beautiful, innocent and loving children.

29 WEEKS – A PREGNANCY UPDATE

TIME is continuing to whizz by quicker than I’m comfortable with! On Friday I had my anti D jab (something you need to have if your blood group is rhesus negative) and today marks the first day of my 29th week. Crikey!

IS BLOGGING BECOMING ALL A BIT TOO SERIOUS?

WHEN I first started this very blog back in 2012, I had no idea where it would take me. If indeed anywhere! I had no objectives or game plans, no goals to meet or things I ‘had to do’, just a real urge to write honestly about what it feels like – from my perspective- to be a woman in this world.

REVIEW: THE WITCH THAT COULDN’T DANCE

LIKE so many of you, Elsie and I have been doing all manner of Halloween things this week for half term. On Monday we went pumpkin picking for the first time (which was more fun than I expected!) yesterday we did plenty of Halloween drawings and on Tuesday we made a trip to our local arty place, the Barnsley Civic to see the perfect Halloween performance, The Witch That Couldn’t

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27 WEEKS! (AND COUNTING)

UNBELIEVABLY I am now 27 weeks pregnant, which as my phone baby app told me the other day, now also means I am ‘officially in my third trimester’. Wow. I’ve said it a few times but it’s true, this pregnancy is going by so quickly and I’m becoming well aware that before I know it (all being well) my baby boy will be here.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE DROWNING (IN LIFE STUFF)

I’M sometimes amazed that we are not called jugglers instead of humans. As juggling is what us humans do, have to do, and lots of it.

GETTING A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP – YOU BETTER BE ‘EVE’ IT!

HANDS up who could do with more sleep? Or at the least, better quality sleep? Yep my hands would have been up like a flash too a couple of months ago.

A BOOK UPDATE ( & A SNEAK PEEK AT THE COVER!)

JOHN Lennon once said, “life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans.” And let’s face it, the guy has a point.

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