Accomodation

Travelling is fun and one of my favourite things to do. But if you don’t have somewhere suitable to stay, it can become a total nightmare.   I’m a self confessed ‘home bird’. When we're travelling, I need to have somewhere that feels inviting and relaxing. Whether it’s a hotel room or a long term rental, accommodation is always one of the most important aspects of planning a trip to me. When we were deciding on where to stay for our time in Portugal, we really wanted to find somewhere perfect. Going through IVF is hard enough, so the least…

Travelling with a Toddler

Travelling with a toddler is the best and the worst of childhood all rolled up into one messy little package.   I feel like sometimes people think Ava is totally chill all the time. Trust me. SHE’S NOT. Perhaps that’s my own fault? Maybe I need to start posting the meltdown videos as evidence? Words like strong willed, belligerent and independent spring to mind. Well let me tell you, those were not the words we were using at 2am last night.   Travelling is hard for anyone. Adult or child. So I imagine it must be hard on a toddler.…

Travel Day

It’s the day of our flight to Portugal. I’m sitting here excited and terrified in equal measure.   On one hand I am confident that we have a good chance of success because it has worked once before with our daughter Ava. On the other hand, IVF can be a total lottery. Sometimes all the odds can be in your favour and it still doesn’t work. I’m hoping that the universe has some good vibes for us this time!   I started my meds on Sunday (5 days ago) and Audrey started her Gonal F on Monday. On one of…