We always had the knowledge it was coming but thought we may wing it just a little longer, but apparently not. During a recent appointment a few weeks ago it was determined that her heart cannot keep maintaining the excessively fast beating episodes and it’s elasticity as she grows is not fairing too well…
The pregnancy limbo that miscarriage leaves. Miscarriage shatters an antenatal bubble that you once lived in which you never knew was there. It takes away a naivety that you once had that pregnancy would be plain sailing and a comfortable bed of roses and replaces it with a hesitation to be overjoyed. It gives you a fear, not of the… View Post
Grief changes you. You can let it consume you or you can let it awash your world with positives. What do you choose? To remain in the shade covered in a sadness? To allow your heart to crumble when memories take you back? To listen to the silence and let it remind you that they are no longer there? It’s so… View Post
The hardest thing was that she never got to open her eyes. Being born at 24 weeks often means that your eyes are still fused closed. Holly’s eyes never opened.
Each year we mark Remembrance Day by doing an activity with the children, this gives us an important opportunity to open up a discussion with the children about the relevance of Poppy day and why we remember.
Remembrance Day is an important day to explain the significance of why we wear poppies. It’s an ideal time to do some simple crafting with the children to open up some conversation about why we remember. Here are a few ideas you could try…
Mental health is something that affects us all. In good mental health or not, during the up and downs of mental health, it’s good to have the knowledge that clouds can be lifted. And that clouds grace us all to a degree. I like to see myself in relatively good mental health although once in a while I am sad too.