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Realising it's not just Oscar's Story

I first wrote about Oscar in February 2014, when I was 34 weeks pregnant.

I looked something like this:

Although I didn’t mention his name at the time, he was Oscar at that point. 1,651 more words

How to be a Great Sidekick (A Father's Day Post)

Hello out there, fellow Heart Dads! As we roll into Father’s Day weekend I didn’t want to let time fly by without dropping a post specifically for all the amazing Heart Dads out there.   1,137 more words


My Iris

This afternoon I had a dream about you, baby girl. You were a teenage girl called Iris. When I woke up I thought “that’s a funny name.” “Hmm,  238 more words

Marriage, Parenthood & Social Life

Part 2: The Diagnosis

Just a few weeks ago my biggest concerns consisted of what my baby’s ‘going home outfit’ would be, choosing her name and deciding to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) or not. 596 more words

Marriage, Parenthood & Social Life

Team Nolan T-Shirt Fundraiser

Hey Friends,

This post is totally a shameless plug, but I guess it would be crazy of me not to put it on here.  A few years ago we did a fundraiser where we sold Team Nolan t-shirts: they were great quality and everyone loved them. 148 more words


This one's for you - A post to the father of our sick baby boy.

Through this roller coaster of a journey with Oliver in the hospital, there we’re many times I just wasn’t ok. Far from it on most days. 363 more words

Caring For Your Mental Health

Hi friends: I have something really important that you all really should read – please don’t skip this post.  It’s about your mental health as a Heart Parent.   2,361 more words