Jump to content





Photo
- - - - -

27 weeks tomorrow

Posted by White-Lily , 24 May 2012 · 446 views

Time is going really quickly now. Third Trimester starts today apparently!

Bub is busy most days, growing well and wiggling about. Pregnancy is so fr going perfectly, no huge complaints. GD test is done (last week), haven't heard the results but I'm sure I would have heard by now if I had failed.
Heartburn is pushing the boudaries of my medication which is awful. Every morning after I ahve my tablet it comes back for an hour of so of intense burning. I dont know if I should see about incresaing my dosage already or not. Its not fun but its still bearable.
I'm getting big (duh) and am starting to find things hard - putting my shoes/socks on, lifting DD, pushing trolley with DD and groceries in it.

Only about 5 weeks left of work and then I can take my time doing things. Getting the groceries wont be a rushed job on the way home from work. I really cant wait to not work. I'm a bit over it. No matter how hard I work there always seems to be some huge problem or something else that I'm expected to sort out before I go on leave. I really am not sure if the girl who is taking over can do the job but she deserves a shot having been here for 6-8 months already. I don't even know if I really care ATM. I have come back to a mess once before and fixed it up so I can just do that again if needed. Also I don't think one person can actually cope with the work load... I know I struggle when she isn't here to help out with random things so I don't know how she will go without a helper. I have voiced my concerns numerous times to M but he hasn't really done anything about it and he is on leave for the next 4 weeks so is unlikely to do anything about it either. He will come back and freak out when he realises I am only working for a week after he is back... Not my problem. I have done what I can. Its not my place to do anything further.

DH has been working super hard. They are about to/trying to pick up this new huge contract so he is home late most nights and he has been going to site every week which means he is gone for 2-3 days a week as well. Its lonely. I forgot how lonely it is a night time when you have no one to talk to. Don't get me wrong, I do like the time to myself I just wish it wasn't so often and that I wasn't doing the whole dinner/bed routine alone almost every night. DD sees his car missing and asks if we will see him today, it sucks telling her no but I do know that it could be much worse. Living for the weekends!

Speaking of DD, she is sick. Not sure if it is just a bad cold or if it is a chest infection or just the asthma playing up. Pretty sure I will take her to the Dr this arvo just to get her checked out. She seemed to be breathing hard last night but she was pretty worked up about us giving her panadol and her puffer. I hate not knowing. DH says its just a cold and she is always like this but I dont know. She is reportably fine during the day, just the nasty sounding cough and clear runny nose. So I dont know if she plays it up for me - do 3yo's know how to do this?? - when I pick her up coz all she wants to do is lay on me and cuddle me and is terribly whingy. Fine for DH but maybe he glosses over it? Maybe I allow it becuase I think she feels sick?

Anyway... something a bit nicer to end...
It was my birthday last week and on the weekend DH took me to the C Restaurant (revolving restaurant) - it was amazing! The food was delicious, the view of the city was amazing, company was wonderful (just DH)  biggrin.gif
He surprised me with a special birthday dessert which he had arranged when he booked dinner. it was so lovely. He still surprises me with his thoughtfulness. Gosh I love him so much. wub.gif







Juno Lucina
Jun 07 2012 06:38 AM
Congrats! I was wondering, have you ever heard of a push gift or push present? What are your thoughts on it?
  • Report
Wow! nice experienced! I just thought of how expensive Baby products could be? Everything must be all planned as in reality baby products cost a fortune when all combined together from clothing, foods, etc. and all is worth it when baby grown up fit. http://www.thepurpleblog.com/?p=40
  • Report
Some great saving sites for moms!
www.coolmathsgame.org
www.abcforkids.biz
www.planningfamily.com
www.babytobee.com
biggrin.gif  really maybe you've found this sites cool.
  • Report

giovanna2013
Nov 13 2012 10:33 PM
  • Report
Wooden Toddler Toys provides a wide range of kids furniture and decor, personalized baby gifts, wooden toys for toddlers, playroom furniture and school supplies.
wooden toddler toys
  • Report

hair salons
Jan 28 2013 05:27 PM
it is so lovely
hair salons
  • Report
That's wonderful!!
www.Secureyourbaby.com
  • Report
Hey, any expected mom feels the same. The world is not your responsibility. Taking care of your baby by taking proper care of yourself during pregnancy is the single most important responsibility for you. So, give yourself a break and enjoy each moment with your little life inside you. Just let the office or anyone go to hell.
http://www.babysteals.com.au/blog
  • Report

RikiRichard
Mar 22 2013 04:56 AM
Hallo maybe this site can help you
cheapbabystuff-1.com
  • Report

Recent Entries

Recent Comments

Search My Blog

 

Win Coles Little Explorer nappies for your toddler

Introducing the new Coles Little Explorer Nappies! You can confidently rely on Coles Little Explorer nappies at each stage of your child's growth, so take the Big Nappy Change and try new Coles Little Explorer nappies for yourself!

Robbie Williams live tweets wife's labour

And the award for most patient woman in labour goes to ... Robbie Williams' wife, Ayda Field.

Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious

In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral.

Parenting differently based on birth order

All children have unique personalities, but keeping birth order in mind could help when parenting.

How to get rid of the mum guilt

Motherhood and guilt seem to go hand in hand, but there are ways to focus

Paid parental leave scheme grinds to a halt

The future of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's paid parental leave scheme appears to be up in the air, despite the fact it is due to begin in less than nine months.

The devastation of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

No one's sure how many Australians are affected by foetal alcohol spectrum disorders, but the consequences for those who are can be devastating.

The pros and cons of finding out the sex of your unborn baby

It’s often one of the biggest choices parents make during the course of their pregnancy; to find out, or not to find out, the sex of their baby before it’s born.

Toddler's awesome dress up month

Two-year-old Willow and her photographer mum, Gina Lee, made October "Dress Up Willow Month". She posted photos of Willow's costumes on her Instagram account, and her creative takes on popular culture are simply adorable.

Childhood around the world

It can be easy to assume our ideas around childhood are universal, but they are particular to where we live, as these practices show.

Best picks for baby and toddler shoes

Here's a great selection of footwear from pre-walker to walker ensuring comfort and style for growing feet.

I lost my wife and daughters to Ebola - then it came for my son

Sunday, September 21, is a day I will never forget.

The 'yucky' illness that took over my life

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss. It involves toilet talk, and probably caused my miscarriage. But it needs to be talked about.

Prenatal testing: the facts

Prenatal testing is done to check if a baby has certain medical conditions before birth. Here is some important information about what the tests are for and the risks involved.

5 things to do with your baby?s old clothes

Did you think your only option for your baby?s old clothes was to pack them away or give them to the Salvos? Think again.

Why it's possible to not realise you're pregnant until the baby arrives

After hearing about 'surprise babies' born to mums who didn't know they were pregnant, it's common to ask "how did she not realise?" But experts say it's entirely possible for it to happen.

'My miracle is finally here'

How has the world continued on its pace when mine has been altered so drastically?

Dairy can help older women fall pregnant: study

Ice cream may be the ultimate comfort food, but a study suggests it could also help older women to have children.

Megan Gale goes topless for 'sexiest people' cover

Six months after a heavily pregnant Megan Gale posed nude for Marie Claire, the glowing new mum has gone topless for the cover of another magazine.

A new perspective on life from living with two diseases

A mother shares her personal story about the difficulty of living with two conditions, one of which stops her from being able to see her daughter's face.

Warning about Children's Panadol dosage

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a safety advisory warning parents about confusion when using the dosing syringe supplied with Children's Panadol.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Take 'The Coles Big Nappy Change' Challenge

You could become part of our Test Drive team and win one of 200 packs of Coles Little Explorer Nappies as part of our 5-day challenge.

Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

16 parenting truths you won't find in the baby books

I am five years into this parenting gig and I’ve learnt that sleepless nights and changing dirty nappies are child’s play.

Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

7 tips for a financially festive Christmas

Plan ahead - and do it now - to ensure festive season expenses don't break the bank.

'Go the F*** to Sleep' author's new book for frustrated parents

A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.

Great birthday party buys from Etsy

Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.

Join us in The BIG nappy change

Introducing the new Coles Little Explorer Nappies! You can confidently rely on Coles Little Explorer nappies at each stage of your child's growth, so take the Big Nappy Change and try new Coles Little Explorer nappies for yourself!

Creative storage ideas for the kids' rooms

Creative and practical storage ideas for the kids' toys and books can also add some stylish decor to your home. Visit babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

Weird trend

'Why we called our daughter Wyatt'

Ashton Kutcher has spoken about how he and Mila Kunis chose their daughter's name - and why they've set up her social media accounts.

To the mum in the doctor's waiting room

Maybe the mum I saw in that waiting room, seemingly disconnected from her baby, doesn’t have the support she needs.

10 space-saving nursery ideas

Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.

 

What's in a name?

Baby Names

Looking for a classic name, or an unusual name? Our Baby Name Finder is for you, search or browse to refine your shortlist.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.