Back to my normal #R2BC format this week (all be it a bit late). The sun is shining so here’s what’s making me cheerful this week: 1- I’m running in the Olympics! Well sort of, on Saturday I’m taking part in the National Lottery Olympic Park Run. I (and 4999 others) will be running 5… Continue reading Olympic Reasons To Be Cheerful
Dear Mummy, I know you believe that you are in charge of teaching me stuff (thanks for the eating solids thing by the way I really like that one), but I think there are a few things you could learn from me: 1-Don’t try and hide your belly with a baggy tops and big pants,… Continue reading Lessons From My Two Year Old
Here is an article that made both my Mummy head and Scientist head happy this week, so in a change from my normal format, I’m making cord blood donation my reason to be cheerful. When a baby is born, the placenta and left over blood in the umbilical chord are just chucked in the clinical… Continue reading The Baby Gift That Keeps on Giving – Umbilical Cord Donation!
An even quicker one this week. I have very many reasons to be cheerful today, but here are three: 1- Four years ago today I married my best friend, it really was the happiest day of my life. 2- We’ve already had our official anniversary celebration so no need for fancy restaurants – we’re currently on the… Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – Holidays again!
Yes yes I know I said I was on holiday, but having a look at the BBC news I just came across this article and couldn’t keep myself from commenting…. The quick summary is that two studies, one in the UK and one in Australia have been published which show that women who chose a… Continue reading Is a Planned Repeat C-section Safer Than a VBAC?
Officially I am on holiday this week, and I’m taking that to include blogging, but as I am also very cheerful about being on holiday a little #R2BC post is allowed I think! So this is why I am cheerful right now:1. I’m on holiday! Well actually at home at the moment but I’ve had… Continue reading Holiday Reasons To Be Cheerful
If you saw my last post on the blog, you’ll know we spent the weekend out in our garden, welcoming the first spring flowers and preparing for warmer, longer days to come. I think there is some ancient part of us northern Europeans that is always relieved by those first, bright little promises, that winter is coming… Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – New beginings