To celebrate my daughter’s second birthday I added another poem to her collection. I hope one day she looks back and reads these and knows how much I love everything about her. Read More »
Eleven years ago I met a boy. Little did I know he’d change my life forever.Read More »
Please note that this post mentions baby loss which could be a trigger for some.
This poem has been sat in my drafts for a long time. It’s something that I think about frequently but saying it out loud, or hitting publish in this case, just makes me worry even more. I worry about somehow jinxing my pregnancy or upsetting/offending someone who has experienced loss. But I promised myself that I’d be honest and talk about even the hard stuff… so here goes.Read More »
Ten weeks in and I’m talking about my pregnancy symptoms and meeting my midwife for the first time. Read More »
For the latest entry to my pregnancy diary I look back to 8 weeks in when I was feeling constantly sick and avoiding telling people. Read More »
I’m not sure if I’ve just forgotten all of the tough stuff but as far as I can remember my pregnancy with Roo was nowhere near as challenging as this one.
I felt sick and had the usual aches and pains but on the most part I was still able to semi-function like an actual human being.
So, when this pregnancy hit me with awful morning sickness I was floored.
And, as a result, poor Roo has suffered because I’ve had less energy to devote to her.
I knew having another baby would change our relationship but I didn’t think it would happen this soon.
So this poem is all about my mum guilt. Read More »
Anyone else fed up of seeing all the mum shaming that’s going on?
We do it to ourselves, we sometimes get it from our friends or family but the worst kind is when it comes from a total stranger.Read More »