Breastfeeding la la land

Breastfeeding la la land

I didn’t have the easiest of labours, I had an emergency caesarean that resulted in my baby and I being in intensive care for a few days and in hospital for almost seven days.  I exhausted, in pain, scared, disorientated and fiercely protective of my baby...
Third Trimester

Third Trimester

So close and yet so far Weeks 28 – when you are done, I was 40 weeks + 3 days I’m almost done, I’m nearly there! that’s what I told myself when I finally reached week 28 unfortunately the excitement soon wore off as I realised that I still had 10 or more weeks! I’m...
Second Trimester

Second Trimester

Nothing fits Weeks 13 – 28 I was so excited for the second trimester; the midwife had told me that most of what I was feeling should start to ease off and eventually disappear…. I felt no change between week 12 and 13 and I was starting to already become fed-up...
The Challenges of being “the” parent to a modern child

The Challenges of being “the” parent to a modern child

I hope I’m not the only one but things have REALLY changed since my childhood. I don’t just mean technology but the world in general. Although I feel most of the changes society has undergone is for the better, it goes without saying that it presents new challenges to...
Why does being a single mum have such a stigma?

Why does being a single mum have such a stigma?

One of the toughest day of my life was when I became a single mum.  I felt scared, overwhelmed, heartbroken and thought I would be judged for something that I had no control over.  It is important to clarify that on this post I am expressing my personal...