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What a difference a year makes...

I can see her sitting on the sofa. She has big fat tears rolling down her cheeks as she looks at her screaming baby and repeats over and over: “I don’t know what to do, I don’t know how to help you. 634 more words


The Ebbs and Flows...

I need to share this lovely article: Mom’s New Happily Ever After

My favourite part, the denouement:

“There is an ebb and a flow to parenting, and each day will have its ups and downs. 158 more words

Being A Parent

Welcome To The World

A new baby was brought into the world last week, and brought home last night. My little niece Evie.

We live in a pretty hideous world in a lot of ways. 322 more words


100 Days

A friend told me today of a new challenge that’s making its way around the globe, called “100 days of gratitude”. Apparently people go onto this website, register for the challenge and then send e-mails of pictures they take every single day for 100 days in a row to the e-mail address provided to them.  289 more words


I have just watched the really interesting and fast paced debate on bbc3 Freespeech discussing the ever stigmatised issue of mental health.


It was clearly evident that there is still an overwhelming undercurrent of taboo surrounding this issue. 346 more words



I had this great vision off going out lovely long walks with Rory and meeting up with my other Mum friends. We would walk for miles and pop into a lonely bustling cafe for coffee and cake. 191 more words

New Mum

Teething problems!

We have now been through the birth of our gorgeous bundle, managed to decide on feeding options, beginning to get into a daytime/nighttime routine and then BAM! 171 more words