Babymoon Bonanza

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I'm a Believer

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Dreams Come True

Queen Victoria's Toupee

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Simple Needs

Fluent in Rosie

Difficult Decisions

Push It

Mr. Roboto

In Da Club

One Size Doesn't Fit All

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Bye Bye Baby

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You Got Served

Gagging the Children

The Root of the Problem

Culture Clash

Phobias and Leather Bandeau Tops

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Scared Like the Rest of Us

Crazy as Usual

Serving and Gagging

Rosie Pope, Negotiator

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Back to Reality

Holy War

Babymoon Bonanza

Rosie talks about the crazy weather and her even crazier couples.

OK, so I know there is sooo much to discuss after this week's episode, not least of all Curtis' comment about sore behinds. (I still get red and flustered just thinking about it!) But in the interests of style (this is Bravo after all, and I am a maternity designer as well as concierge), I must comment on my hair on this week's episode! When planning the couples’ retreat /babymoon bonanza, I picked the Dominican Republic for many reasons, but not least because of its fantastic weather. "It never rains this time of the year" are the words I heard repeatedly coming from the hotel's reservation staff. Well, it certainly did rain, and it rained hard. Literally every romantic, scenic event I planned coincided with gale force winds and torrential down pours. But being the stubborn concierge that I am, I forged ahead and made my clients do so as well. After all, come rain or shine, we had to get these guys on the same peaceful pages before their babes arrived. It did mean however that I had to say goodbye to any chance of a coiffed hairdo or looking glam in a sticky wet tropical paradise. Each scene displays an even worse mop of madness on my head, so I hope you all get a good little (or large) laugh!

Now on to the couples. Where to begin? If we’re talking about Jennifer and Curtis, I could probably write a book similar to Fifty Shades of Grey (but with pregnant ladies) on their relationship. I know, I know, terrible thought. Marcel and Susan’s book on the other hand might take place in a nunnery (or at least somewhere where large robes are worn and sex is certainly banned)! I couldn't have had couples at more opposite ends of the spectrum, but this is why it made so much sense to push them together. Each had something to learn from the other, and I thought it would be far more effective for them to see the other extreme in action than for me to just talk about it. Besides, it is so hard to think, communicate, and resolve issues in the daily routine of our normal lives. Getting away and disarming ourselves is sometimes the only way to get a real breakthrough, which indeed we did! Victorious once again!

I do want to also say something about how brave these couples were. It is not easy to admit you have problems, and it is certainly not easy to then go away and do something about it. These couples faced each other and their fears for their babies and for themselves, and you have to admire that. So many people just put up with dissatisfaction or let a relationship fold; I dare people to fix the things that are wrong in their lives. It takes guts, but it’s well worth it.

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