That Moment

Since having Evan I have tried really hard to get out and about and to drag my ass to baby groups. I did this a lot with Dylan when he was a baby and we made some really lovely friends as a result. With Eilys I didn't. It was harder to go to a baby... Continue Reading →

Worrying is not helpful

Hi, I am Emma and I worry. I worry about all sorts of stuff and for the most part I am rational and just work out the worries in my head and continue with my day. But during my pregnancy with Evan I worried a lot about having Evan. I suppose it is totally normal... Continue Reading →

One Year…

One year 12 months 52 weeks 365 days 8760 hours 525600 minutes ...is a long time. It feels like forever and also like no time at all since Eilys was here. But today marks a year since she died. It is an anniversary I have been dreading. This year has been so hard to get... Continue Reading →

The Day She Died

​Just a little warning. This post deals with death and describes death. It might upset you.I feel very strongly that death shouldn't be as taboo as it is, we should talk about it. Not in a morbid way but it is, unfortunately, a part of life. Writing this post was really difficult for me but... Continue Reading →

Sharing Eilys

A few weeks ago during my counselling course I had a total shitter of a time due to one member of the group being a little overly critical of me as a person without really trying to get to know me. It threw me into a bit of a tail spin and I found it... Continue Reading →

My Lovely Grandma – a tribute

My wonderful Grandma was a lot of things to a lot of people. A wife, a mother, a house mother, a friend, a carer, a neighbour, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a great aunt, a grandmother, a grandmother-in-law, great-grandmother and the cheery lady who would say hello to you in the shop/bus/in the street.... Continue Reading →

Dealing with diagnosis

We went to Center Parcs at Sherwood forest when Eilys was a little over 3 months old. It was a lovely holiday and we all fell in love with the place. While we were away Eilys was trying her hardest to roll over and was very nearly managing it. She could sit quite well when... Continue Reading →

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