The great divide. Me and the ‘other’ mums.

The great divide. Me and the ‘other’ mums.

I don’t remember much about the first time I saw my babies. I think I had been in a numb daze. Still shocked and trying to process it all. Trying to wake myself up from the news which had just turned our world upside down. I certainly didn’t feel like a Mum yet!...
Mental Health ~ Myths and Reality

Mental Health ~ Myths and Reality

Common mental health beliefs include that there is absolutely no need to become depressed if you notice the signs and do something proactive to help – exercise, socialise, laugh with friends! Anxiety is simply a state of mind and people can “shake it off” if they...
The moment that life changed forever

The moment that life changed forever

We were parents! Our lives had changed forever. Mark had gone to make all the customary phone calls to announce the safe arrival of the boys and I, apparently, was snoring like a warthog on the ward. Sexy! The moment. When Mark came back, the Doctor joined us with a...
Hello babies!

Hello babies!

One of my favourite parts of pregnancy was the afternoon granny naps! That hour of guilt free dribbling on the sofa cushion after watching some trashy daytime TV. Bliss. So, you can imagine how annoyed I was when I was woken suddenly on the 29th June with what can...
5 things not to say to a Mother carrying twins!

5 things not to say to a Mother carrying twins!

Once I got my head around the idea of carrying twins, I felt mega smug! Whilst other mere mortals were cooking one baby at a time I had two camped out in my uterus. Go me! However, I soon realised that multiple pregnancies were a thing of fascination for others and...

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