**Trigger Warning** Welcome back to my new series Life After the Loss of a Twin. Last week was Baby Loss Awareness Week and in support of it and the aim to keep talking about baby loss past the week itself I wanted to share more than my story on my blog. The loss of a twin isn’t something is talked about as much in the baby loss world and I wanted to do my bit towards changing that. Losing a twin is such a bittersweet experience and brings on such a range of emotions. As always, with baby loss there is no right… View Post

Dear Little Man, I love writing these letters for you and your sister to read when you are older but oh my, it feels like I just wrote your 5th birthday letter! So, tomorrow you are 6! This also means that I have been your Mum 6 whole years too, I think we have got on okay don’t you think? As I sit here writing this the day before your birthday all I can feel is pride. This year you have shown the world what you are really made of. No longer the quiet little boy who turns away when… View Post

**Trigger Warning** This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week and in support of it and the aim to keep talking about baby loss I wanted to share more than my story on my blog. As you will probably already know I lost my daughter Heidi in July 2016; Little Lady is her twin sister. The loss of a twin isn’t something is talked about as much in the baby loss world and I wanted to do my bit towards changing that. Losing a twin is such a bittersweet experience and something that can be so very hard to deal with.… View Post

**Trigger Warning**   Dear Parents, You don’t know me and I don’t know you but somehow we smiled at each other with the smile of understanding. You were stood in the playground and I overheard you say to another parent that you had lost your baby. I don’t know whether this happened recently or whether like me, it happened a couple of years ago or even longer than that. The truth is, it doesn’t matter because as I glanced over to you and you caught my eye I saw the same look in your eyes as I have seen in… View Post

If you follow my social media accounts you will probably have noticed I’m having a bit of re-jig. This blog isn’t going anywhere but it will be more focused on mental health, NICU and baby loss (there is a new blog coming soon for all things routine too so keep your eyes peeled for that), three things that have changed my life in the past 6 years. To reflect that I have a new strap line for Mummy in Training; finding my new normal.  Have you ever noticed the little ‘HS’ in the cloud just for my little Heidi? Anyway, I… View Post