Turning 44 and life reflections

So, there it is. I’m about to turn  44. It feels like a nothing age really. Everybody gets excited about 40, or 50, but 44. Well, you never get any big parties for that. It’s definitely prompted me to reflect though. I’m probably half way through my life now. I’m officially a bit middle aged. I’ve often thought that life is like a play in three acts. At least I feel like mine has been. The three stages of (wo)man if you will. Becoming a mum has been the most exciting part of my life so far, and the most…

11 ways to prepare for motherhood and getting pregnant

Deciding to start trying for a baby isn’t usually something that happens overnight. It might also take some time to get pregnant. You might also dither for a while, unsure if the time is right.  So why fill the gap with some activities to help you prepare for pregnancy and motherhood. I suspect there is another post further down the line which is slightly more sarcastic. These are just some of the things that sprung to mind on the practical front.   Folic acid Folic acid reduce the risk of central neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in unborn babies.…