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Exiting The City – Thoughts On Moving To The Home Counties

Exiting The City – Thoughts On Moving To The Home Counties

For the first time in my adult life I’m not living in a major city and I’ve completely surprised myself by embracing the less frenetic lifestyle it brings. (God I hope I’m not jinxing myself…

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So, Erm, Surprise. We’ve Moved Back To The UK!

So, Erm, Surprise. We’ve Moved Back To The UK!

On our first day back in the UK I was asked 3 times by complete strangers why on earth we left Australia. I’ve had lengthy conversations in Sainsbury’s and heartfelt talks with midwives about why…

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What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

A personal look at what it’s like to live in Melbourne compared to Sydney now that I’ve spent more than a year as a resident in both.* *3 years in Sydney and 1 year in…

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Totes Simple Tips For Planning A Babymoon

Totes Simple Tips For Planning A Babymoon

For those unacquainted with the term, a babymoon is the last romantic child-free holiday a couple take before becoming parents – at least that’s my interpretation! As someone who travels A LOT and is slowly…

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Flying While Pregnant – Surviving Travel In The First Trimester

Flying While Pregnant – Surviving Travel In The First Trimester

I’ve taken 12 flights in the first 16 weeks of this pregnancy and some were much more challenging than others. Flying during the first trimester is generally not recommended because it’s not a pleasant thing…

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Can We Get Real About How Bad Morning Sickness Can Be?

Can We Get Real About How Bad Morning Sickness Can Be?

No one told me it would be like this. Or maybe they did but I didn’t listen. Maybe I was too hopeful it wouldn’t happen to me. Or maybe not enough women share how it…

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How We Really Afford To Travel So Much

How We Really Afford To Travel So Much

One of the things I get asked by curious readers is how my husband and I afford to travel so much and I get why they want to know. If I wasn’t me I’d want…

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Baby On Board!

Baby On Board!

I’ve drafted this post a million times over in my head but have been too fearful to commit it to type until now. But like the band aids I imagine I’ll become most familiar with…

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Pregnancy Diary: Taking A Test and Checking It Thrice

Pregnancy Diary: Taking A Test and Checking It Thrice

I’m 33 years old and until earlier this year had never taken a pregnancy test – let’s just say these last few months have been filled with many firsts. We’d been trying/hoping for a baby…

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