Author: Metropolitan Mum

37 weeks pregnant: blooming, really

Blooming? Ha. If only. I am counting down the days till c-date. I have to mainly stay away from my computer, as my lower back pulls mercilessly on the muscles in my neck and sends shooting pains into my head… Boring stuff, I know. My nesting instinct evolves mainly around the kitchen at the moment, […]

Lola Rose bracelet giveaway

There is not much a pregnant lady can do to be truly fashionable – at least not when you are, like me, four weeks away from giving birth and literally bursting out of all seams. However, one thing that won’t go amiss (and would make a brilliant baby shower / push present *hint hint*) is […]

Too posh to push?

We found out on Tuesday that placenta previa is no longer the case, i.e. baby girl is allowed to cook a little longer than the initially assumed 37 weeks. In fact, we have got a date for her birth, which feels reassuring and weird at the same time. Baby Pea will be born at just […]

33 weeks prengant: doing a Demi

I just came back from my very first and very brilliant pregnancy photo shoot with Julia Boggio. To work with Julia was fun and uncomplicated, in the way that she makes you feel completely at ease with yourself. And despite being convinced of never ‘doing a Demi’, I very willingly dropped my clothes as if […]

Best of St Tropez: Beach Clubs

We’ve only been back for just over two weeks, yet it feels as if our month in St Tropez is nothing but a distant memory. Between getting the last bits around the house done (remember, I used to live on a building site not too long ago), clearing out the new nursery (it’s our private […]

Olympics 2012 – that was it

I am not a great fan of watching other people doing sports, in fact, I think watching sports in front of a television is the most boring thing on earth. Surprisingly though, I have been completely sucked into the Olympic spirit; and the positive vibe that had captivated the city held me in its grip […]