Social Media Lies

I have been looking back quite a lot recently. Well, I say recently, I do it constantly. It is the mark of the grieving, I guess. Life is all about moving forward and moving on to the next thing but that is so impossible when such a huge chunk of you is left in the... Continue Reading →

At least…

People who say phrases that begin with “at least” to a grieving parent really suck balls... unless the whole sentence is “at least there is cake” But it is never “at least there is cake” it is usually “at least you have Dylan” or “at least you can have another baby” or “at least you... Continue Reading →

Grief Guilt

It is that time of year again. The bluebells are out. The sun is making more of an appearance. It is warmer. It is the time of year where I start to feel saddest. This time of year is always going to make me reminisce and feel sad. It is the anniversary of Eilys being very... Continue Reading →

Going from 1 to 2, twice

I have been thinking a lot recently about how different it has been during the first few months with Eilys and with Evan. I suppose I am in a fairly unique position in that I have gone from having one child to 2 children twice. It is a fairly unique experience but also very depressing... Continue Reading →

Dairy free, the baby and me

About 4 weeks ago I tootled off to the Doctor’s (I swear I sound like I live at the doctors at the moment, I have only had 1 appointment I just packed issues in). My Doctor is awesome and we were chatting about the new appointment booking system at the surgery and I said that... Continue Reading →

Alternative Party Bags

Recently I had a big sort out of Dylan’s room and toy box to make room for all his new things from his birthday. During this I found so many little plastic “party bag filler” toys lurking in the bottom of drawers, the bottom of the toy box and in loads of other places. Most... Continue Reading →

RSVP?

"The term RSVP comes from the French expression "répondez s'il vous plaît", meaning "please respond." If RSVP is written on an invitation it means the invited guest must tell the host whether or not they plan to attend the party." (borrowed from The Spruce) Last week it was Dylan’s 5th birthday and we celebrated by having... Continue Reading →

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