I’ve had a turbulent relationship with my body since first falling pregnant. During my 20’s, my weight fluctuated and when I fell pregnant it surprised me how much my body changed. My shape shifted and transformed into something I didn’t recognise. My stomach muscles separated, destroying my core and leaving me with chronic back pain. I once had a cute little ‘S’ shaped belly button, now its caved in on itself and entrenched by stretched and saggy skin that resembles a deflated ballon. Sexy, eh? Your body goes through many changes from the moment you get pregnant to the postpartum period. In my first pregnancy, 32 weeks of severe morning…
My kids absolutely love messy play and it can be a lot of fun. It gives them freedom to get their hands on anything glittery, sticky and covered in glue. Let’s be honest though, what we don’t love is the actual mess that comes with messy play. Sometimes we don’t have the time or space for these activities which often lead to play dough being trodden into the carpet or shaving foam covering the table.