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October 7, 2018

What If They Forget That I’m Their Mam?

When Rian & Alex were born, we got loads of practical and thoughtful gifts for them. One of the gifts we got was a memory box […]
October 3, 2018

Living with…. Imaginary Friends

When my daughter was three years old, she had an imaginary friend called Alice. Who the fuck is Alice? My husband and I used to joke. […]
October 3, 2018

Why Did I Feel Nothing When My Baby Was Born?

When I got pregnant there was no big celebration or congratulatory words, there was just panic, seer and utter panic. I had recently separated from my […]
October 1, 2018

Calling Time On… Asking If I’m Going Again For The Girl

Right…that’s it….I’ve had enough! I’m calling time on the well meaning, often nosy, bordering on intrusive, always bloody pointless comments that as a mum of three […]
September 30, 2018

Give Me A Toddler Over A Teen, Anytime

I arrived into work after a recent hectic weekend filled with teenagers and their endless pursuits and asked my colleague how her weekend went. Her face […]
January 8, 2018
September 30, 2018

About That Time I Flashed The Cleaner…

I’m a mum of two and had a new job. I’d just started back to work for a company I had been with years ago, prior […]
September 28, 2018

I Never Thought Grieving A Miscarriage Would Be This Hard

Nobody talks about the ‘M’ word. Its one of the rules of the club. A hidden shame, the loss. The loss of hope, the pain. We […]
September 26, 2018

Living With… Reactive Depression

Nowadays it might seem the thing to do to come out as suffering with Depression, celebrities are opening up about their battle with different types of […]