I’ve thought about writing this post for a while and have been putting it off and off because sometimes writing is therapeutic and sometimes it exacerbates whatever I’m feeling. If you follow me over on insta or have read any other blog posts regarding mental health you’d be aware that I struggle with PTSD following … Continue reading My Coping Mechanisms for Anxiety – COVID-19
As I sit here typing this blog post away I can’t help but feel warmly content with my little family. After a delicious tea, Alden is reading his space stories over by his rocket den, it’s cosy, calm and quiet. There has been so much struggle in the last half of 2019 but I surprise … Continue reading 2020 – Hopes and Growth
It’s 3am, like most nights.. I’m awake. Either i’ve not actually dropped to sleep yet or i’ve woke up in blind panic, heart racing, uneasy feeling that we’re not safe that in some night terror fuelled sequence that seemed so damn realistic I’m in flight mode. My body urges me physically that I’m not okay, … Continue reading
It's 17.07 as I quickly write this post as I think it's pretty relatable for solo parents, and to anyone who would like to take a little glimpse into it! I've not just got one of the most important, hard, rewarding jobs of being a Mammy I also work part time albeit - but I … Continue reading Solo parent .. Stop!
I think about this a bloody lot, have I done enough? Being a mother, it is a ca-jillion times worse, persistently thinking have I done enough? It can cover a broad range being a mammy - have spent enough time with my children? Did I read enough bedtimes stories? Have I made enough homemade nutrient … Continue reading Enough of Enough?!
So, as some of my friends and instagram followers know, I had a traumatic birth. At first, straight after it didn't really feel traumatic, I was being told it was from the midwifes and every other person who was already a Mother. I thought well I know it was an emergency situation but traumatic? ... … Continue reading How I Dreamt it would be…