I used to be somebody

There was a time, not long ago, When I was someone else, you know.   I used to dance, I used to laugh.  You’ve seen me in a photograph.   I used to play, I used to run, I had some friends and had some fun.   But how things changed, and so they must. We all grow old and turn to dust.   And now my life is not my own, No one calls me on the phone.   I don’t go out, I can’t, you see. I live for someone else, not me.   My clothes are rags,…

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Baby’s First Christmas

The lights, the sights, the scents, the sounds,  The ice rink, the big wheel, the merry-go-round.  The funny man who’s dressed all in red,  The big present sack at the end of your bed.  The smile on your face from ear to ear, Yet for some reason mum and dad shed a tear, The last time we’ll have a first Christmas here.  Next year with excitement your heart will burst, But never again will it be your first. 

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Our Thursday Photo #28

Eek!! First post on my new blog! As you can see, all of my old posts have moved across, but they’re not looking wonderful. I’ve moved to my own website because in many ways Blogger was getting a little restrictive – a lot to do with user error I’m sure! So, here we are, all shiny and new! At long last, I can finally say that Lia is slowly getting a little better with her sleeping at night. She is still waking up, but it’s once or twice rather than numerous occasions. She is also getting into a slightly better…

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Baby Eviction Techniques!

Update: I wrote this just before I had my second baby and none of these worked for me! I ended up being induced. I’m guessing you’re desperate to avoid induction but if that’s the way it goes for you, don’t worry. It’s not the greatest experience but you’ll get there. Soon you will have your baby in your arms. Look at my little one now! Nonetheless, read on for ten things that are said to help you prevent being induced. Best wishes from me for your final days of pregnancy, birth and motherhood.  At the moment I find myself in…

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