Posts Tagged ‘kindness’

Birth, Twitter, and Perception

Since Hugo died, I have been using Twitter to promote Hugo’s Legacy. I have been fortunate to engage and make friends with a range of people who share my passion for making a difference to other women’s maternity experience. Twitter has on many occasions been set alight with women talking openly about their own experiences, and healthcare professionals […] Read more…

The Bloggers' Hierarchy of Needs

Lately there has been a lot of chatter amongst bloggers about different people’s motivations for blogging, and a lack of interaction on social media. Whatever your motivation for blogging – whether it is a hobby, a profession, or whether you write to prove to yourself your brain still functions, to record family life, share recipes, craft ideas, host […] Read more…

What is the ultimate taboo? (clue: it's not 'shunning motherhood')

Over the weekend, Mumsnet Bloggers’ Network posed the question: Catch up on @jabberworks guest post on not having children. Is shunning motherhood the ultimate taboo? http://t.co/ysSlqBbPnR — Mumsnet Blog Network (@MumsnetBloggers) September 7, 2014 There is a simple answer to that question: no. Of course it isn’t ‘the ultimate taboo’. For goodness’ sake, there are […] Read more…

The Kindness of Strangers: A Spotlight on Charity

Without the kindness of strangers, the heartbreak and challenges this year has presented me with would have felt a lot worse. Without the kindness of strangers, my partner and I would have been unable to have stayed in a room, free of charge just minutes away from our baby who was fighting for his life […] Read more…

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