The next story in our Journey to Parenthood series comes from Jenni, a mum of two, who shares her journey through post natal depression and how the initial newborn phase was not the glowing rosy journey often portrayed. Despite a rocky start, she has a beautiful relationship with her boys and post natal depression has not defined her motherhood, it was only the beginning of it.
Keeping positive, happy and amused during these crazy times! Hello everyone, How are you doing? It’s unprecedent times right now, staying indoors and creating what is now our new (temporary) normal, where having a virtual community around us is more important than ever. Home-schooling and finding ways of keeping nursery aged children amused whilst home-schooling … Read moreKeeping positive, happy and occupied during these crazy times: lockdown activities for kids!
The next story in our Journey to Parenthood series comes from Michelle. From the initial elation of hearing she was pregnant to the news following her 12 week scan, she shares her very moving and different journey to motherhood with us. It’s a story that will inspire you to see our so many obstacles in life in a different light.
Becoming a mum after cancer: Cancer was not the end of my motherhood dream The next story in our Journey to Parenthood series comes from Gillian, a very brave and inspiring lady who, always wanted to become a mum. However, a stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis cast a shadow on that every becoming a reality. … Read moreMum after cancer: Cancer was not the end of my motherhood dream
Being a Stay at Home Mum (SAHM): my advice to you Through our Journey to Parenthood series, we are exploring various paths to parenthood and the journey of parenthood itself. Showing different perspectives of how there is never a straight-forward route and going through tough times, especially as a Mum, can be completely overwhelming. There … Read moreBeing a Stay at Home Mum (SAHM): my advice to you
Pick your own Pumpkin near Edinburgh & Glasgow (Central Scotland) What’s your favourite part of Halloween? Dressing-up for parties, going guising, dooking for apples? A new entrant to the Halloween scene that has been picking up a following on this side of the pond in recent years and one that is definitely become a firm … Read morePick your own Pumpkin near Edinburgh & Glasgow (Central Scotland)
Coming back home to me through Motherhood… Since childhood, Finn wanted to one day become a mother, however life had other plans for her and she had all but given up hope on this dream. She tells her unique story of her work in conflict zones, life changing incidents, being told she could never have … Read moreComing back home to me through Motherhood…
Becoming a Mum: Entering the unexpected Maxine, is a mum to two beautiful children. Her daughter, Sophie, was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth, which came out of the blue to their family. She shares an honest account of her journey of becoming a mum, how she felt at the time of Sophie’s birth and … Read moreBecoming a Mum: Entering the Unexpected
Studying with a Newborn: the juggle of a new mum Ildi Wardlaw is a 30-year-old mum of 1, who was in her 2nd year as a student when she fell pregnant. Here is her new mum story of studying while having a newborn and the juggle this brings with it, especially when your husband works … Read moreStudying with a Newborn