How Oscar Is Settling In

Oscar

Our rescue cat, Oscar, has now been in our home for just over a fortnight. He has settled in so well it feels like King Oscar has been here forever. The regal title is well-deserved, because he rules over his human slaves with alacrity. But you know what? We love him dearly and would not […] Read more…

The Facebook Motherhood Challenge

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I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. On the one hand it is a brilliant way of keeping in touch with people, especially those who live overseas. Our ‘friends in our phones’ have been an invaluable support through difficult times – through Facebook Martin and I shared our time with Hugo, and we have got […] Read more…

(How Do You) Treat Yourself

How Do You

How do you treat yourself? ‘Treat’ can mean how you behave (either towards yourself or towards others); to give medical treatment; or it can mean something that is special. It’s the first and last definitions I’m considering here. How do you treat yourself? Not an easy question to answer, is it? We know (probably) how […] Read more…

Proud to be Shortlisted for the Tommy’s Mum’s Voice Award

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I’m very proud and delighted to have reached the shortlist of the Tommy’s Mum’s Voice Award, sponsored by Seraphine. The award “celebrates a mum who has spoken out about her own experience and given hope to others.” It is in recognition for the work I do in Hugo’s memory – raising awareness of HELLP syndrome, […] Read more…

Paint A Picture

Paint a Picture

Paint a picture Of how you want life to be Choose your canvas Your paints Your colours The composition.   Paint a picture Of how life really looks Change your canvas Your paints Your colours The composition If you do not like what you see.   Paint a picture Of how your life could change […] Read more…

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