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When I first had Gracie I was incredibly lonely, I’ve written about that before, the long empty days that stretched out for months on end. It took me until she was over a year old to pluck up the courage to do anything about it, but I so wish I had done something sooner. I was recently contacted by the lovely Sally …

Overcoming The Loneliness of Motherhood

I’ve been there, I know exactly how you are feeling. Actually I am still there sometimes, I’m not sure the loneliness ever leaves you when you become a mother does it? Weird really, seeing as the moment you become a mother you are never alone ever again. They are there from the moment they wake up to the moment they …

It’s 4am And I’m Awake

I wrote this because, well, because Ive been there too. xx It’s 4am and I’m awake It’s 4am and I’m awake. You’ve woken up again and I am exhausted. I shush you and rock you and wish you’d go back to sleep. I’d give anything to have a decent nights sleep. Why can’t you be like the other babies, I hear they are sleeping …

To The First Time Mum

To The First Time Mum, It is such an exciting time isn’t it? Not long to go now and that little bundle will be here and as much as the last few weeks of pregnancy will really drag, it will all be worth it in the end I promise. So while you are sitting around waiting for the big day to …

My Baby Days Are Coming To An End

I have cherished every second of his newborn days, even the hardest days. I wanted them to last but he has other ideas. He’ll be weaning and moving before long and my heart is breaking just a little bit.

A Poem: Today I Broke Down

Today I broke down I sat on the stairs and cried. You didn’t see my tears, I always choose to hide. I am your mother, I’m not sure I’m ok. Sometimes it gets a little too much, I’m exhausted at the end of each day. I chose to stay at home, I chose to be a mother. But motherhood is …

Just About Holding It Together

I have been a mum to three little people for just over three months now and I think I may have hit a wall. This week I have cried, a lot. Even writing that down has made my eyes well up with tears and if I would just relax a bit more I’d probably just break down and sob into …