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You can't always get what you want

Mick Jagger was popular when I was a teen, and he was my favorite rock star. When he sang, You can’t always get what you want but…you get what you need… 461 more words

Life Lessons

#68 - Second Time Lucky

My period is 5 days late!

I thought it was about time of the month and I thought that I’d better be sure, so I checked my diary and started counting. 138 more words


Mantra of a second time mom

So much is different this time around – partly because the second baby has her own identity, preferences and quirks, but also because I am a different woman than I was in the first month of my first child’s life. 358 more words

Life Lessons

Ready or not, here they come

“You’re never going to truly be ready.”

That was a piece advice given to me some years ago by a friend when I asked her how she and her husband knew when they were ready to have their first child. 337 more words


hello.....anyone still there?


It’s been like a year and a half since I posted anything here…

In that time, this has happened…

(1) Our family moved 2000 km’s… 128 more words


I want more babies.


The plan was always for two kids, if we were lucky – maybe even three given everything we’ve gone through so far (or if twins ever come along). 350 more words


Two Times a Baby

Don’t tell my husband, but recently I’ve been yearning to have a second baby. At 44, I don’t know what’s come over me. I’m not sure if it’s the fact that so many other moms I’ve met are pregnant with their second child (or thinking about getting pregnant) or if I’m just nostalgic for the days when I could eat just two coconut tapiocas with pineapple for lunch and still lose weight because I was breastfeeding 10 times a day, but I suspect it’s something far more profound. 588 more words

Second Baby