Author Archives: The Grass is Still Green

I’ve finished the 4th trimester!

My lovely daughter is now a little over 3 months old, which means I have officially completed the 4th trimester.  I believe that the 4th trimester is the hardest – who knew!? The first two weeks especially.  Yes, there are … Continue reading

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When to unfriend people on Facebook

As I’ve still got some time on my hands (I’m now 6 days overdue and counting) and realising that a week after I finally give birth, my husband and I will probably share something fairly private on Facebook – e.g. … Continue reading

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How to get labour started naturally

I am now 4 days overdue and am trying everything known to man to get my labour started naturally.  I am booked in for a membrane sweep with the midwife this Friday and I’ll be induced early next week if … Continue reading

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Hypnobirthing – a painfree birth?

Today I am 3 days overdue and I’m actually quite glad, as I’ve had an extra few days to gather my thoughts, in particular about my chosen birth plan. Six weeks ago, a friend of mine, who is also pregnant, … Continue reading

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David and Goliath (Tecoma and McDonalds)

David and Goliath is a favourite story of mine and sometimes it feels that the world is full of David and Goliath stories but perhaps without the happy ending.  I’m hoping that this story of Tecoma and McDonalds, is not … Continue reading

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Finding motivation to work at home

Working from home, or rather finding the motivation to work from home is almost a job in itself, especially when heavily pregnant! I currently contract 4 days a week and the day before my long weekend I have a list … Continue reading

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Enjoy Glastonbury, honey!

Today, I woke up with a slight shade of green tinge to my skin. I’m not the type to get envious very often, in fact it’s usually only reserved for friends who are about to embark on an extended holiday … Continue reading

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