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Lockdown – Where Have We Been?

Well its been a long time, for the most part we’ve been having a really positive couple of months with happiness and laughter. My writing usual comes out from within when I’m not feeling so good. So my lack of posts is reassuring. Although I would like to find a way to write when I feel well also, I’ll work on it. My oh...

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How People Like To “Fill Space”

I say this a lot in my life, “why do people feel the need to fill space?” We all do this, I’ve been consciously been making an effort for the past year not too. When people open up and talk about their lives we feel this need to comment. A general comment is expected, of course, that is what a conversation is. But we...

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Parenthood – Experiencing It Alone

As I’m writing this post it is the last day of me having both my girls to myself. This is the fifth and final day Oliver has been away having a break with his friends. I honestly thought to parent alone for 5 days and nights to two children under 2 would be unmanageable, but it wasn’t. Poppy is very much a daddy’s girl,...

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Marriage After Trauma – How We Coped

When I talk about my relationship I always use the term “the things we’ve been through should have broken us” but it didn’t. Having two pregnancies that included bleeds and a rare pregnancy condition, a stroke diagnosis in a newborn, two brain surgeries in three months, an emergency c-section that resulted in me losing 4 litres of blood and our babies heart-stopping and a...

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