The day after the birth

Birth Day

It’s been exactly four years today since I had the shock of my life! The labour and birth of our first child, was to me, akin to being involved in a road traffic accident. My husband described it as like the opening scene from Saving Private Ryan. Overdramatic? Perhaps. But the experience certainly left me…

Transition into Motherhood

Transition into Motherhood – what I wish I’d known and accepted then, that I understand now: That your birth would change my life irrevocably for the better That the pain of your birth would fade and I would relish the rite of passage That the physical scars do eventually heal and become a badge of…

The Summer I’d Like To Forget

Hi, Middle of the week again already, summer holidays fast approaching, which means one thing – the panic is setting in about how to keep the boys happy and myself sane over the coming weeks! Plans are afoot, they have to be, it’s how I operate. In his wedding speech, my husband even informed everyone…