This past week has been a bit tuff around here. As I wrote in my last post I found out that I do have gestational diabetes and I have just been mentally and physically exhausted, to be honest. This lack of energetic surplus has made me feel like I've been a pretty shitty parent. I … Continue reading Dealing With the Big Bad Mommy Guilt
This morning I went to get the test results from my glucose tolerance test I had done last week and the results came back with some rather depressing news. As I was sitting in the waiting room at my GP I had a weird feeling in my stomach and it wasn't (only) baby movements I … Continue reading Bloody Bad News on a Rainy Tuesday
We took a chance. And we are so very happy that we did. This past week we have had a Danish family of four - Mom Jeanette, Dad Jonas, Marvin 5 years, and little baby Dexter 8 months - living with us. We had never met them before they arrived here - at least not … Continue reading WOW, WE INVITED STRANGERS INTO OUR HOME
We have kept a little (huge) secret for a while, but now it's finally official. As we announced on Facebook and Instagram the other day we cannot wait to welcome our third baby in May 2018. I say May, it could be June. The due date is set to the 29. May, but Billie was … Continue reading Yay! BABY #3 IS ON IT’S WAY
Today I woke up exhausted. For some reason I couldn't sleep last night as I was feeling sick and miserable. The same night both of the girls slept really well for a long time and Billie and I had the bed to ourselves, since Josh worked nightshift. Typical. Josh hadn't even come home from work … Continue reading IS IT OKAY IF I’M IN LOVE WITH MY KIDS’ PRESCHOOL TEACHER?
Half an hour ago I had one of my least proud moments in my ongoing career as a mum. I yelled at Abby. I yelled at her because she wouldn't listen to me. I yelled at her, because she challenged what I said. I yelled at her because she did something very, very natural for … Continue reading TODAY I LOST IT