Category Archives: pregnancy

Mothers day design – USA moms

Quite some time ago I posted this post in which I showed you a design I had created as a valentines day card for Mr Magpie when I was heavily pregnant with my first baby. A few people here, and else … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and difficult times

As I write the I’m sitting in bed with the baby asleep on my chest and I’m managing to sip luke warm tea without dripping it on his little white best. I’m not sure what parental skill level that is … Continue reading

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Reasons to be grateful – the NHS

The only place to be at 5 o’clock in the morning. I had an emergency C section 2 days ago on the NHS after a pretty long, fairly painful. Many of the careful and skilled hands that looked after me … Continue reading

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Design for Mothers Day – UK mums

A while ago I posted this post in which I showed you a design I had created as a valentines day card for Mr Magpie when I was heavily pregnant. A few people here, and else where said that they liked … Continue reading

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Reading to scare you while very pregnant: This changes everything (Naomi Klein)

So I have, while heavily pregnant with my first baby, been reading ‘This Changes Everything’ by Naomi Klein (here be affiliate links, fyi) and I have to say it is simultaneously the most terrifying, and hopful book I have read … Continue reading

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A late Valentine’s card

I wanted to make a little update, I’m trying to get back to more regular postings, but still struggling a bit with feeling tired and fitting everything in. We managed to move house just before Christmas and have generally been … Continue reading

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2019: Thinking about Now or Never Times (part two)

In my last blog I wrote a bit about what I had been doing last year, which apart from being pregnant and moving house twice, turned out not to amount to much. However in this past year, where I’ve been … Continue reading

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2019: Thinking about Now or Never Times (Part one)

Lots of people over the last few days have done a kind of ’round up’ of 2019 in which they talk about highlights and low lights. I didn’t actually blog for the majority of 2019, taking an unplanned break due … Continue reading

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