This week, in most ways has been all rather ordinary. We have had a few more mornings of mad dashes to school than I would have hoped for, and we have our usual trips across to soft play and a swim with some friends too, but then in and amongst all of the ordinary day to day stuff of parenting and family life, we have celebrated 9 years or marriage,… View Post

*** Contains images of baby loss that some may find distressing*** Baby loss awareness week is so important because it is a time to remember all of the babies gone too soon. I wanted to remember these special babies this week and allow their stories to be told. I think in the moment, you know, that moment when people find out that their friend or family members baby has died,… View Post

This weekend has been quite a significant one for our family, as we have had the 4th Anniversary of losing our daughter Poppy and her 4th birthday (She was stillborn at term on the 16th September 2014). In recent years (and I suppose every year since) it has been a really difficult thing to have to face on the calendar and go through. It has always been filled with anxiety and… View Post

When we initially found out that Poppy had died I went into a state of shock and detachment. I felt numb and at times it was like I was just going through the motions but not 100% there. There are times even now that this is how I survive day to day and get through things in my life, but I have come to find out that this is not… View Post