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Pregnancy: Third Trimester

Although I’m not quite through the third trimester we are looking at induction soon, so I thought it was about time for me to wrap up this post, as I have been contemplating whether or not I would like to … Continue reading

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Pregnancy: The Impact of Body Image

Body image has always been an issue, especially for women.  As society projects an idea of what they they should look  like, putting added pressure on women to out-perform expectations.  This of course starts in the teenage years and sometimes … Continue reading

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Surviving the Silly Season: Managing Christmas Prep

I was sure I would keep our Christmas stresses to a minimum this year.  We aren’t hosting or having anyone over for Christmas this year, but instead we seem to have found ourselves contributing to two Christmas days, which of … Continue reading

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Planning a Tight Budget

As I’ve mentioned before I am planning to be off work next year on maternity leave.  Which means living off a third of my usual income, and managing on a little over half our usual income.  Planning this out has … Continue reading

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Invest Time, Not Money

Why don’t we see what we have right in front of us, before it’s all gone? As we look down the barrel of 10 months on a very limited income next year, and possibly something similar when I go back … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Files: Trimester 2

As promised I am documenting progress on trimester two. I have done a lot of reading and we have been in discussions about what we want to do about many things. I have come to realise there will always be … Continue reading

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My Study Days Are Officially Over!! – Time to get my Housewife Life Back!

I can’t believe it! I finally finished my Masters’ Degree. Well, I submitted all the units assessments which is good enough for me. I am completely over studying now, and really enjoying my time back. If I find out I … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Files: First Trimester – (pregnancy after miscarriage)

Now that we’re 12 weeks along I thought it was time to share my experiences.  There is so much information on the internet, yet women still have no idea what to expect and wonder if what is happening to them … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Files – Week 12

I decided when we finally got pregnant, and it seems to be stuck this time, that I would share my experiences.  I have found that although there are so many pregnant women out there, and there have been a lot … Continue reading

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It’s A Rainbow Baby!

So after a long year, including a miscarriage and countless months of hoping we were pregnant again…  We are!  I won’t lie, there are some things that you don’t realise you want until you’re told you can’t have them, and … Continue reading

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