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 →

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 →

Evan: An Update at 10 months

Evan. Oh Evan. Where to start? Evan is a very happy, very smiley little guy. He has the long eyelashes that Joe, Dylan and Eilys have (unfortunately not me as they don’t seem to get passed on if you marry in). His hair is the most gorgeous strawberry blonde colour and dark brown eyes are... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

5 years ago tonight..

5 years ago tonight I went to bed knowing that I was going to be induced in the morning. I knew that I was booked in at 8am. I knew what would happen during the induction in very basic terms. I knew that I might have a baby the next day. 5 years ago tonight... Continue Reading →

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