A week ago today, Vela and Mae made their way into the world. They are beyond beautiful – at least to their doting parents – and are getting stronger every day.
I was going to write about how embarrassing it was to keep losing control of my bladder over the weekend…. Except it turns out it was my amniotic fluids. Babies are on the way! We’re heading to the hospital now. Wish us luck, people. We’ll be needing it.
When people talk about online communities, most thoughts probably go straight to ranting news commenters, geeky WOW players, and esoteric hobbyists locked in deep discussion over impenetrable minutiae. What we might forget are the cascading rolls of amusement, empathy, advice and solidarity that come from discovering a blog that just speaks to you. And that’s why I’m totally stoked – and actually rather surprised – to have the Pretzel Project named to someone’s list of fave blogs!
What are you meant to do in the last month before becoming a Mum? I’m curious, because I’m now there. We have less than four weeks until our due date (which I’ve taken to calling D-Day) and I still seem as busy as ever. I’m still doing some work, largely because of the cost of …
Because I love a good list, and at 32 weeks I’m now staring down the barrel of the imminent parenthood, here is a list of the items I have found indispensable in reaching this point.