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Introduction to me

Posted by sam78s , 12 January 2012 - - - - - - · 204 views

I think I will start with a bit of background.  I am 27, have been married to my husband, 30,(der, who else would I be married to?) for 2 1/2 years.  We had our beautiful baby boy on 19/12/05.  He is our first, although we did suffer a miscarriage at almost 8 weeks at the end of November 04. We had decided in the September that is was baby-making time and...


I'm back!

Posted by sam78s , 07 December 2010 - - - - - - · 177 views

I've finally found some time to write an entry...

Finding the time


Remember me?

Posted by sam78s , 25 September 2009 - - - - - - · 222 views

Come visit my blog...

My Blog!


Austin John is here!

Posted by sam78s , 15 July 2009 - - - - - - · 171 views

He's here!

Austin's Birth


Picture Time!

Posted by sam78s , 11 June 2009 - - - - - - · 159 views

Some piccies (it's been a while...)



Wee things

Posted by sam78s , 10 June 2009 - - - - - - · 86 views

Hmm, time to pull out the undies and potty?

To Train or not to Train


Flying solo

Posted by sam78s , 02 June 2009 - - - - - - · 83 views

Daddy's gone!

All by myself...


4 days in...

Posted by sam78s , 28 May 2009 - - - - - - · 185 views

Read all about it here:

4 days in...


Bloggin' it up, big time!

Posted by sam78s , 22 May 2009 - - - - - - · 82 views

I've finally started posting in my blog.

Here it is!

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dogs Tails


30 weeks!

Posted by sam78s , 20 April 2009 - - - - - - · 159 views

Hooray!  Mini Muffin and I are celebrating 30 weeks of baby baking today.  I am a whale (well, I feel like one).  I have put on 8 kgs, which is probably well on track to my standard 12 kgs, but I'm not happy about it.  I feel like it's all gone to my thighs.  

I'm struggling to post entries at the moment.  My work, in all it's wisdom,...

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