• Family Stories

    Sleepless night and a stubborn poop!!!

    It’s 1 am and I’m cuddling up with my 3 year old daughter on the couch. We are watching Angelina Balerina at the moment. We are here because my daughter is in pain…She cannot sleep because she’s constipated…and she cannot poop! Until now she’s been sleeping on and off…and waking up screaming in her sleep. We are both really exhausted… She’s constipated. I know…such a simple thing can stop a child from sleeping. My daughter doesn’t like being dirty and she obviously hates pooping too! She says she just doesn’t like it…that poop is smelly and disgusting… God I’m so tired… From what I gather the reason she cannot poop…

  • Family Stories

    Pregnancy diary week 20

    Today I’m writing you after a day of not working… The past three nights were taking out of a nightmare. Slept around 3-4 hours each night between several trips to the toilet. Besides the disturbing trips to the toilet I’m experiencing – my rheumatism and my varicose veins are causing me leg pains. This horrible weather needs to go as I don’t know how long I can take the pain anymore. Last night I even had a bit of a fever! For that I blame my husband and he’s cold! Or maybe I should just blame the weather! The baby is moving like mad too which I am really happy…

  • Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    Things and change

    This last week was tiring and just a bit too much to to handle…  I feel exhausted.  I know that I feel so exhausted because I am pregnant and it’s something normal. I don’t remember feeling so exhausted last time when I was pregnant with my daughter though. This whole pregnancy is so much different then my first one! I can’t believe that I’m almost 20 weeks pregnant. Half way through my pregnancy…  In 20 weeks time i will be holding my new baby in my arms and my daughter will have a sibling to be proud of. Hopefully. These first 20 weeks went really fast and because now I…