My Pregnancy

Long blog warning!!!! Ok so I left the last blog at how I found out I was pregnant. So this is the little bit about my pregnancy. Pregnancy is over 9 months long so this is a little long. First of all I am just going to put it out there. Yes I know I…

When did we decide to try for a baby?

I get asked this a lot. I always thought it was a strange question to ask somebody, until i started questioning my readiness for a family. I have been with Mr Ormerod for almost 10 years. We met in a night club I used to go to every Friday night. It’s a well known club…

Finding out I was pregnant

Don’t worry not all of these posts are going to be all me me me, and boring. I just thought I would let you know a few more things about my experience as a first time mum, including my pregnancy and my labour and birth (that ones a corker). So I already talked about how…

Returning to work after maternity leave

  Eddie is now one. He is officially no longer a baby!!! We had a fantastic weekend celebration for his birthday at our house, in the garden with close friends and family. The sun was shining, the bbq was out and we hired a bouncy castle and soft play equipment for the kids, which they…

Hello 5:30am!

  I am sat writing this at 5:30 am. Eddie is wide awake and refusing to go back to sleep. He finds it hilarious. Mr Ormerod is nicely tucked up in bed snoring away, and I am here with my big mug of coffee , hair like a scarecrow and bags under my eyes so…

An IVF Journey

I was contacted recently by somebody who wanted to share their story on their IVF journey. I got a little boost from the message as they told me they had been reading my blogs and felt inspired to share their own experience in the hope it may help others going through the same thing! It…

Happy New Year!

First of all I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year! Obviously it has been a little while since I have sat down to write anything. There are a few reasons for this, one being that I have been quite busy over the Christmas period. With it being Eddies first…

20 Questions for Mum and Dad

So this was just for a bit of fun! I have done a bit of a questionnaire with Mr Ormerod on being a father. I asked and he answered. I have also done one for myself with the same questions (just adjusted a little bit) to see the difference underneath. Do you remember where and…

Being a mum

I have always known for most of my life that I wanted to be a mum. Granted there were spells where I questioned if this was actually what I wanted. More If I wanted to bring a child into the world we are living in than for the changes to my life it would make….

Shit, my girlfriend’s pregnant!!

This blog has been written by a close friends partner. He open and honestly explains how he felt and coped with finding out he was going to be a first time dad after only a month of being together! Thanks Dan, hope you all enjoy!! I’ll never forget how, when and where I learned that…