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 »
Whilst we kept the pregnancy a secret for a little while, that didn’t stop me from rhyming about the experiences along the way. So, I hope you enjoy the first in a series of pregnancy related poems.Read More »
At 1.5 my little miss independent
Decided she was too big for her buggy.
And no matter where we went
She just wanted to walk beside me.
This poem was originally shared on social media as part of Maternal Mental Health Matters Week. But maternal mental health matters all year round so I’m sharing it again.
It’s not always easy to tell when somebody needs your help, especially when they’re too scared to admit it but you have the power to be there. Will you?
We’ve been keeping a little secret for what feels like forever but it’s finally time to share it with this pregnancy announcement poem. Read More »