4 October 2015
another little monster*
Quite incredibly, (because running a business, a shop, an online shop and a three year old weren't keeping us busy enough ; ) I am having another little monster to join the clan.
This will hopefully occur next spring, so I will have a winter of looking like a flump until I pop.
Our daughter seems to be taking it all in her stride, and has agreed to share her toys and even her room which is a good start. She has been looking after me really well even though I have been a mega boring mum (morning sickness/hangover head and tiredness still going strong, I'm not sure where Mother Nature was going with this one). I'm really taken aback with her maturity and ability to grasp concepts that I thought would be beyond her (she is almost 3). Of course this all may change as soon as the baby arrives and the endless sibling arguments will commence!
I have to say, there is another part of me which sort of loathes being pregnant.
I'm not a particularly shy or private person, but when it comes to my body and my reproductive organs, I do find all the sudden attention (from well meaning people) all a bit much, in fact I feel very embarrassed and sometimes quite humiliated with all the questions and looking and even touching (eeergh!) by people, even who I don't really know that well.
In fact, to me, I only really feel comfortable with all the pregnancy stuff with my mister and tot! (and midwife of course)...and via my blog where I can make my feelings clear in my own way.
Now I live in a very small town where people love to ask the same questions over and over in a polite conversational way. I'm not sure how to deal with this one! When I get huge I think I will stay indoors ; ) (or in my shed sewing).
Anyways, I'm only telling you all this because it's not the sort of thing I can articulate very well in real life, and people might think I'm not excited, or maybe it wasn't planned and look a bit confused that I didn't bring up the subject or I changed subject very quickly.
Not all women like the attention of being pregnant. When men announce a pregnancy, people do not stare at their groin area or pat it in a well done manner do they?
Although that would be quite amusing.
All in all, I hope that I will slip by most people's radar and just suddenly appear with an infant that they can shower with attention instead ; )
Of course I love talking about all thing baby related via my blog, as I have always found easier via writing and making things. I think I wrote about similar issues on my blog last time I was prego.
I hope I can get a bit more time to update it, although I am a bit too busy with work at the moment, I hope this will ease off soon so I can get back to my old routine again.
In the meantime, there is always my instagram which I try to keep up to date!
*In the best possible sense of course ; )