March Round Up Well it’s been a funny old month. You may have noticed I’ve blogged a lot less. At first my words got stuck and I couldn’t form what I wanted to say. Then I realised I didn’t have time for everything so continued to give myself time off.…

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A few weeks ago I published a post on Instagram stating that I wasn’t feeling very well. Suddenly, I felt dark, depressed and totally overcome by it all. Suddenly, once again, life felt too much. I wished that I didn’t exist; I hoped my life would magically end.   I…

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When I was diagnosed with PND, I was devastated that I was having a negative impact on my child. I knew that I was struggling with our bond because I was stuck, alone in my misery. But I also knew that poor attachments had really bad outcomes and this made…

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After exhausting all of my parenting wizardry by 9am, and faced with a full day at home, I decided that cooking would be our next fun activity. By this point, I had been awake for 4.5 hours. We had played with play dough (which I had then scraped off the…

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As you know, I am raising money for ICP Support to honour the memory of the 5 babies we lost to miscarriage last year. This charity may not be an obvious choice as it is not a miscarriage charity. However, they have been such a huge support to me, I wanted…

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Last year my life fell apart. I unravelled and it felt like my life crumbled around me. Yet here I am today, laughing and smiling and feeling like I can achieve anything. Of course, there are lots of factors that have got me here, but one of my new daily…

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Parenting Through Adversity Welcome to my guest series. Posts for Parenting When You Can Barely Adult. I have asked some fellow bloggers to share their stories and activities to help create a bank of ideas for those days when you can barely adult, let alone parent. Knowing that we aren’t…

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Has anyone thought that the body positivity movement is all just a lazy person’s excuse to stay fat? An unhealthy movement that encourages weight problems? A fad that is trying to normalise obesity rather than tackle it?   I have an admission to make: I have thought all of those…

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