And just like that, Baby Loss Awareness Week is over for another year but what an impact it left. I feel like in general the sheer amount of posts, stories , articles I seen have increased since 2018. I was so proud of each and every family who courageously shared their own traumatic stories. I [...]
World Mental Health Day
It’s the day symbolised by a single green ribbon. When a post or the hashtag #mentalhealthawareness pops up on your insta timeline do you stop to really digest what the post is asking of you? or do you simply brush it off as simply another one “jumping on the bandwagon” and using the [...]
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Guest Blog By LydiaRae_and_DominicBear
Becoming a different kind of mother I’ve always had dreams of having my own family, since being a young girl I have had a way with children, I love them and they seem to love me! So much so that I studied childcare after leaving school in 2011 and haven’t looked back since. I have [...]
Guest Blog By Author, Natasha Carlow
Burnout Burnout is officially a recognized by the World Health Organization as a health issue and mothers around the world released a collective ‘DUH!”. Working as a youth counsellor and lecturer, I was quite familiar with the phenomenon of burn out. It is a relatively new term, appearing just around the mid-70s which Urban Dictionary [...]
Guest Blog By Completing Our Story
My husband and I met in 2011, engaged in 2015, married in 2016 and decided to start a family in 2017. We were (are!) just like any other young couple - absolutely crazy about each other and delighted to be embarking on this huge life adventure together! Michael is genuinely my best friend and I [...]
Sticks & Stones
"when you're a mum you'll understand".. a knife right in the gut when this was said to me whilst I was pregnant with Leo. A flippant comment made with the best intentions and it still affects me when I think about it 6 months later. In that moment I wish I had screamed that I [...]
Living or Existing?
These last 4 months since Leo was born has flew by...actually the last year since Francesca died then was born has. What has actually happened to this massive portion of my life. 2018/19 has disappeared in a haze of grief and happiness all at once. I think i've been living in some crazy twilight zone where time [...]
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