I was so, so worried about childbirth. I tried to put the thought of it out of my mind for a long time. We had some success with a hypnobirthing-style class (Wise Hippos), which did help me accept that I couldn’t control everything. On the day I actually went into labour, I felt quite at… Read More Recovering from childbirth
I’m dreaming of a cheap Christmas Just like the ones I used to know… Wait, those aren’t the right lyrics, are they? But Christmases certainly weren’t so insanely expensive in the past, I’m sure of it. My view might be a bit skewed as I’m reading so many blogs with “gift guides” right now. So… Read More I’m dreaming of a cheap Christmas…
Hello, friends. It’s been a while – life has been hectic in our house! We’ve had a new baby, for one thing. And I was sick before that. But it’s time for me to come back and enlighten you with Barbara Rabbit’s pearls of wisdom! You can read some of my older posts here. So… Read More Meeting the new baby #barbarablogs
I posted before the birth about what I’d packed in our hospital bag, and I did say I’d update! It’s all very well to say what we took, but what we actually needed is far more useful to know. So, my labour was long. You can read our birth story if you’ve not already. But basically,… Read More What did I need in the hospital bag?