For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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September 24, 2016

Holding My Breath: My ECMO Baby And Me

“One last breath and your baby will be here”, the nurse encouraged me. So I did what she said took one last breath and I haven’t let it out since. It worked you came out but you took only one last breath to and silence. I held onto my breath saving […]
September 23, 2016

I’m In Mourning. Pay Day Mourning

Yes, I miss it. The buzz of pay day. Now that I’m a full-time stay at home Mum, that day is gone. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not moaning about the lack of cash,(although more would be nice. Financially we’re ok. It’s just that feeling of holding your payslip on […]
September 22, 2016

The Innocent Moment Where I Failed My Daughter

My daughter is beautiful; she is a radiant being who emanates her inner joy and wears her heart on her sleeve. She is beyond compare. My breath regularly catches in my throat when I catch sight of her at random moments and am stunned by her, the way she holds […]
September 22, 2016

Time Out, Please….We’re Sooo Tired

I really feel like I’ve been a good sport. When my son was diagnosed, I wept, I got angry, I sought out someone to blame, I felt awfully sorry for my son, my family and myself… but only for like, a week! Then I showered, bought some Este Lauder double-wear […]


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