Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

“Together we can break the silence and call for improvements in services, care and support for families affected by the death of a baby.” Tragically every year thousands of parent suffer the loss of their much loved little baby's. There really are no words to describe the grief that you suffer. Its palpable. It consumes [...]

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This Mum Is…

This Mum Is…

Well 2019 you have been a whirl wind! where did you go and how is it almost October already??Actually how is it 2019? I was writing down a date last week for something and realised i'm still in the "2018" crew.  Hense the reason I'm only like 3 years late with this blog about my [...]

Guest Blog By Author, Frankie Brunker

Guest Blog By Author, Frankie Brunker

NOTE: This weeks Guest blog is something a little different as Frankie has chosen to write an 'update' on the well-known poem 'An Ugly Pair of Shoes' to try and reflect the experience of a 'rainbow baby' mum in a slightly different way. You can also find the original poem is here: https://www.lilymaefoundation.org/2017/03/30/ugly-pair-shoes/ A Less [...]

New Blog Direction

New Blog Direction

I've noticed that recently became a bit unsure of the direction my blog is going in because i'm a bit unsure about life in general at the moment to be honest. I have no clue who I am or what my main purpose is in life anymore. I've found myself reaching the grand old age [...]

Guest Blog By Author, Natasha Carlow

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 [...]