Homeschooling…

2020 took a pretty sharp turn, didn't it!? As we were toasting in the New Year and watching fireworks I don't think anyone would have thought that by the end of March we would all be confined to our homes, working from home or furloughed (I don't actually think anyone had ever heard of the... Continue Reading →

Deciding to have a baby after loss…

A local women’s charity/organisation is running a campaign trying to capture the full spectrum of motherhood from deciding to become a mother through to being a Grandparent. I wanted to join in because it was a good excuse to do some writing and sharing our stories is something I wish we did more.  This is... Continue Reading →

Lockdown…

Hello all, How are you all doing in this current weirdness? The last 6 or so weeks have been a rollercoaster, a learning curve and highly emotional, haven’t they? I am not sure what we are going to be dealing with daily. Some days are bright and breezy, others are dark, infuriating and gloomy -... Continue Reading →

Deciding to be a Mother

A local women's charity/organisation is running a campaign trying to capture the full spectrum of motherhood from deciding to become a mother through to being a Grandparent. I wanted to join in because it was a good excuse to do some writing and sharing our stories is something I wish we did more.  This is... Continue Reading →

Well this is a load of weird shit…

Hello from dystopia! What a weird few days and weeks this has been! I suppose I am not the only person in the world to be blogging about all this COVID-19 lockdown craziness but I thought I would chuck my thoughts into the ring too. So here it goes...THIS IS SHITScary, weird, confusing shit.This period... Continue Reading →

Carys’ Crazy Birth Story

I wanted to write down Carys' birth story a week or so ago but I have only just had the time to sit down and type... I will probably only have enough time for writing the introduction but I am going to try (full disclosure I was right, the majority of this was written when... Continue Reading →

After the shock…

I am still in the fog of trying to decide what I am going to do in regards to my Maternity care. I have no idea what is going on with it all. I have called the local hospital to be allocated a community midwife. Obviously with such a huge number of people booking in... Continue Reading →

A Very Sad Day…

Today (day 5 of the summer holiday...) I'd had a fairly successful morning. Both boys were behaving themselves, we had lunch and went to the park to meet some friends. It has been a beautiful sunny day here today. The boys were having a great time playing with their friends and I was enjoying chatting... Continue Reading →

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