Archive of ‘Guest Posts’ category

Life After…The Death of My Dad

Welcome back to my Life After… series. The concept is my readers share their stories of life-changing experiences and as the title suggests what their life is like after, to give hope to others going through similar experiences. The stories that readers have already very generously shared have certainly resonated with many other readers – […] Read more…

Guest Post: Inspired Goodbyes

Talking about death, and how to talk to people who have been bereaved has been a point of interest for me since Hugo died. So many people just don’t know what to say or how to say it. It’s not their fault, and mostly people don’t intend to be rude or insensitive. It’s the way […] Read more…

New Guest Post Series: Life After…

Life doesn’t always work out the way we planned, or hoped. Sometimes things that happen to us are out of our control. These unexpected events can change our lives completely. Somehow, though, we have to carry on. We have to live the life we have, after. My blog is about my life after two life-changing events that happened […] Read more…

Guest Post: Making The Smallest Things Matter

Guest post from Catriona Ogilvy, founder of The Smallest Things.   They say that nothing can prepare you for parenthood (I’d be inclined to agree); but for nine months you can plan, imagine, hope and dream. For parents of babies born too soon though the anticipation is dramatically interrupted and the hopes and dreams become […] Read more…

Guest post: Menai mourns all lost babies

My friend Menai has generously shared her experience of her three miscarriages in honour of Baby Loss Awareness Week. In this moving post, she talks about her anger at the lack of support she received, and how she stands in solidarity with all women who have lost a much-wanted baby. I wanted to write about […] Read more…