Monthly Archives: January 2011

Baby: Some of the Things I've Loved

39 weeks, four days On Friday, I looked out the window and for a moment wished that I could have been out in the sunny weather exploring and strolling around the streets of Bristol. Then I realised that it was … Continue reading

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Something with which I struggled in 2010

Physical mobility was my biggest challenge in 2010. Near the end of January I over exercised my right knee, while running with poor form, and I hurt / irritated the area. This was pretty bad news because I had just … Continue reading

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Baby: Penguin launches the 'first UK book app for babies'

Penguin has released one of the first book apps designed for babies as young as three months old, which will apparently help enhance children’s hearing, visual and motor skills. I was able to watch this app, called ‘Baby Touch Peekaboo’ … Continue reading

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Baby: Schools and Data

Baby may not have arrived yet but I have started to think, and worry, about schools and how I am going to be able to afford the best education possible. I live in Bristol City Centre and while my current … Continue reading

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Baby: Acquisitions, Visitors and So Much Silence

38 weeks, four days The bump and I had visitors this week. Two of my colleagues came over with their little ones, 11 week old Juliette and 16 week old James, and we caught up on gossip while I tried … Continue reading

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Baby: and Diplomatic Conversations

37 weeks, four days Inappropriate things to say to a woman who is more than nine months pregnant. ‘You are huge!’ ‘How wonderful’ ‘what a great time’ ‘You make me so nostalgic for when I was pregnant, I loved it’. … Continue reading

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Baby: Bump Invasion

36 weeks, four days The bump is now bigger than me, it really is. It’s so far in front that I feel all I can do is follow and sometimes I can’t even do that because it’s getting so heavy. … Continue reading

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Baby: Four Weeks Sitting Around

35 weeks, four days Four weeks and three days left until my due date but only 10 days until the baby’s arrival becomes imminent. Sounds like soon and getting ‘sooner’ every moment. For a while I was stressing a lot … Continue reading

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