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November 14, 2018

Living With… Difficulty Conceiving

Many have difficulty conceiving but just don’t talk about it. So, let’s try and change that. Let me bring you back to the time before children. […]
November 14, 2018

Why Don’t We Talk About Miscarriage?

My miscarriage happened when I was just seven weeks pregnant. I only found out I was pregnant at five weeks. We had a mere two weeks […]
November 12, 2018

I Emigrated – And I Fear I May Never Come Home

I read somewhere that emigrating is like ripping a limb off and leaving it in your home country while the rest of your body goes away. […]
November 12, 2018

You Were Tiny, But You Were Loved

I remember the positive pregnancy test. We had only decided to try for a baby and I’d heard all the stories saying it could take months. […]
November 12, 2018

Why Does The Mum Automatically Become The Responsible One?

We live in such a modern world, one which is vastly different to the last century. Technology has developed at a phenomenal rate, medical and scientific […]
January 8, 2018
November 9, 2018
Son's Birth

And Yesterday I Cried

‘The obligation for working mothers is a very precise one: the feeling that one ought to work as if one did not have children, while raising […]
November 7, 2018

Living With… Chronic Migraine

What is a Migraine? An extra sore headache is what most people will think, some people will even understand that these ‘extra sore headaches’ can affect […]
November 6, 2018

Should You Add More Children To Your Family?

Every time you add a new life to your family it is a big shift. With my first I was worried about all the normal first […]