Category Archives: keeping up appearances

Girly girl of the scrum

At nearly 4.5 LLC scrums like a trooper, has perfected her growl of indignation and fears not the mud but she’ll do this all in a pretty frock with her party socks on.  Or else. My little lady loves a … Continue reading

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Need I say more? That’s my glam girl, enjoying a cuddle with grandma. We returned from holiday Friday and dropped my parents off at Heathrow this afternoon.  We had a fab week and from the looks of it, the best … Continue reading

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Yummy Mummy – To Be or Not to Be?

I’m a mom. I’m a lady who lunches, on a budget. But am I a “yummy mummy?” I’d be lying I didn’t admit that I secretly, slightly sheepishly, aspire to join this “club.” The membership criteria is blurry. Do I … Continue reading

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Rear Views can be Deceiving

In tribute to Baby of Dirty Dancing, “I am now carrying a watermelon.” Yes I am. Yesterday the midwife said the not-so-little melon appears to be dropping in my pelvis but probably has more progress to make from the position … Continue reading

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Still Got It!

So here’s my 17 week picture. Expanding on my body image comments from yesterday, I went for a run this morning and got a “sexy ass” shout from a passing car. We can ignore the fact it was actually from … Continue reading

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