I feel guilty when I ask my partner to have a turn trying to settle our teething son. I feel guilty when my son hurts himself. I feel guilty when I leave my sons nappy on for longer than I should. I feel guilty for wanting time to myself. I feel guilty for not knowing […]
I’ve always been prone to anxiety. I thought when my son would be born, I would be unable to sleep, constantly worrying about whether he is breathing or not. While, there was a little of that in the first few weeks, I was blindsided by a different kind of anxiety. My son was very difficult
Miscarriage is so common, yet we don’t talk about it. We are told not to tell anyone we are pregnant until at least 12 weeks. Those first 12 weeks are SO vulnerable. Yet most have to navigate it alone, perhaps just with their partner. This is not ok. We must normalise talking about every aspect
How’s your Mental Health, Mama? “I don’t feel down everyday, so I shouldn’t seek help”. “She’s got it so much worse than me and she “manages”, so I won’t reach out for support”. “I should just harden up, I wanted kids”. “My parents managed, so I should just get on with it and stop complaining”.
It’s all too easy to get caught up in the journey of Motherhood. When you are a sleep deprived, emotional, stress ball, your thoughts and mindsets are often not very positive and optimistic. It’s important to squeeze in some “you” time into your day and some mindful moments to break up the hours of having
I’ve always known I was going to be a mum. I believed it without a doubt. I had no idea when, I had no idea who with, I just KNEW. I didn’t grow up around babies. The women around me never talked openly about the ups and downs of motherhood. All I knew was what