It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

A topic I find so frowned upon by many people, yet not verbalised in that way; more just a feeling and emotion or a thought. A thought that you know people are thinking that of other people described to have mental health issues.  I have spoken about this before, having a close member of the…

Where would be without our kids?

‘Where would I be without my kids?’ asks every mother, I’m sure. All I know, is that they gave me a sense of purpose; a sense of purpose personally and professionally. Professionally, they have given me a ‘why’; a why I do what I do for them, instead of just for me plodding along with…

Maternal Mental Health

This is a topic I know very little about, as a mother who hasn’t had it. Though, as a sister of a mother who has, I know a little.  All I can say is that our two lives during and after pregnancy couldn’t be more opposite.  I had a great pregnancy with both of my…

It’s Europe day

Where is the best place to be in Europe, which is the best city? Let’s face it, we live in an incredible world with amazing countries and cities and everyone’s favourite is down to personal opinion. I don’t particularly love travelling, though my Cancer star sign tells you otherwise. I am not a big fan…

International Day of the Midwife

Oh my goodness, what what was your experience like with your midwife? Can you remember? Both times, I had great midwives and I hear lots of stories of people who didn’t.  I do not know what I would do if that was me.  I’m really laid back and love people. I know that I’m very good…