I was so sick of being pregnant. I wasn't even due yet and all I wanted was to give birth already. I had been talking to friends about how convenient it would be to have our boy on the 1st of April. It was a Saturday so my husband wouldn't have uni, my family wouldn't … Continue reading No April Fools, this baby is coming!
It has only been a year and a half ish since I became a mum so obviously I still have A LOT to learn and experience. But here a few things I have learnt since joining the mums club. 1. Breastfeeding HURTS - and whoever tells you it isn't sore is lying. I'm not kidding … Continue reading Three things I’ve learnt
I will start with an enormous apology to those that were following my story and I went MIA for about a year! Oops... I was so unmotivated to write the rest of my story and decided to just focus on my whanau. Since my last post I have turned 21 (woo!), our wee boy had … Continue reading I’m back!
This Valentines Day seemed like any other. My boyfriend and I spent the day together, eating too much food and driving around the Far North. Nice and relaxed, just how we like it. It was just about sunset when Cale said we should go for a walk. A good idea seeing as we needed … Continue reading Valentines Day
Over the weekend I started thinking about what I was going to do. My boyfriend and I spent hours on the phone discussing what was going to be the best for our wee family. This pregnancy probably couldn't have come at a more difficult time for the both of us. Cale had been accepted into … Continue reading Baby first, Dani second
Due to being only 5 weeks pregnant it was unnecessary to tell lots of people. However, there were a few that needed to be told. The first family member I told was my mum even though I was scared. We had a rough patch in our relationship when I was in my final year of … Continue reading Sharing the news
As soon as I saw that little heartbeat I knew I would regret termination, but I kept searching for valid reasons to do it anyway. Reasons that would justify my choice. It was like tug of war with two parts of myself. Dani's heart vs Career driven Dani. I was definitely struggling with my choices … Continue reading Choices