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A baby at 48?

It’s not happened. Phew! Really strange goings on at the moment, both of my kids, who promise they are not in collaboration have separately asked if it’s too late for me to have another baby now and both have said how much they would love to have a little baby around. 1,287 more words


My first mammogram, another life milestone

I just had my first mammogram. Ever. The reasons that I’ve not had one before are multiple and sort of embarrassing, but as I am attempting to practice compassion for myself, I add this to the list of things to treat gently. 321 more words

The Baby Project

I’m a late starter. The wrong side of 35, closer to 40 really… okay I’m 37years old. And 6 months ago my partner and I decided the time was finally right to have a baby. 219 more words

Trying To Conceive

"Old" motherhood

Sometimes, when I’m particularly exhausted after a night of broken sleep or when the busy little man tired me out all day, I wonder if it would have been easier if I was a younger mother. 384 more words


Vote for Hope : )

Every time Hope is cheeky at meal times, or my mother sees her win in a battle of wills (“you can have a piece of Easter egg if you finish your pasta” … “ok if you have just one more mouthful of pasta you can have a bit of egg” … “if you just eat this small piece of pasta you can have the whole egg” etc), she smiles in an I-went-through-all-this-and-worse-with-you-when-you-were-two kind of a way and says, “Vote for Hope” which generally makes me chuckle… 1,005 more words