IVF Diary: Unpleasant presence

This is the fourth post in my Dear IVF Diary series. If you’re just joining me, then I recommend that you start here. You’ll find all related entries at the end of this post. Thanks for reading! x

Seven days after the embryo transfer, I was sitting at my desk at work when I got this sensation in my thighs. It was barely noticeable but all too familiar, one that I’ve always associated with the start of my period. A trip to the bathroom provided some relief when a knicker check was clear. Continue reading IVF Diary: Unpleasant presence

Can I take my kids to see: Pete’s Dragon

Before I take the small boy to see a PG rated film, I usually do an Internet scour and annoy my friends who’ve seen it already to find out if its going to scare the living daylights out of him, and its usually the opinions of friends I rely on because the Internet often comes up short with specific information on suitability for smallies. 

Since I’m always looking for the information, I’m guessing others are too so I’ve decided to start a regular series of film reviews for those with younger kids like me. Hopefully it’ll help give you the information you need for your family. A warning also that the reviews will be full of spoilers because you need to know about the scary stuff and the stuff that’s going to get you in hot water with some uncomfortable questions! Here’s my first review: Continue reading Can I take my kids to see: Pete’s Dragon

Sexism of Olympic Proportion

Social media and the 24 hour news cycle has given us a whole new perspective and insight into the Olympics than we haven’t been exposed to up tot his point.

Apart from the incredible athletic achievements, we’ve also seen some pretty scandalous goings on, both in and out of competition. But one of the elements that’s come into sharp focus is sexism in coverage of this year’s Games. Continue reading Sexism of Olympic Proportion

IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger

When I wrote a post called Thinking About Another Baby nearly four years ago, I had no idea that I would end up here, telling you the story of our first IVF cycle.  Continue reading IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger