Category: Motherhood

The Tale of Two Angel Babies

When I was younger (and by younger I mean early twenties), I naively assumed that I would meet the love of my life, get married and have children. I had no idea that pain would be possible during the happiest period of my life. I’d heard of miscarriages, sure…

Surviving Toddler Shopping

Even before I was a mother, I wasn’t overly struck on shopping. Avoiding eye-contact with overzealous shop assistants whilst I’m trying to find clothes that make me look two sizes smaller just doesn’t do it for me. But, who doesn’t enjoy wandering around a beautiful…

Loving Someone You’ve Never Met

After one of my earliest blog posts, The Storm Before the Rainbow Baby – the most special to me by a country mile- I realised that there were a lot of people who have suffered the same devastating loss. Many more than you’d think. So many, in fact, that…

Normal Bodies Take Instagram by Storm

If you’ve read any of my other blogs, it won’t come as much of a surprise that I have never watched an episode of America’s Next Top Model. I’m not completely averse to shite television- the summer months always seem to awaken my inner Love Island…

The Future Is Female

How utterly brilliant was it to see all the posts across social media last week celebrating International Women’s Day? Aside from the few tools who asked when ‘International Men’s Day’ was going to be. Err…every other bloody day since the beginning of time…