Can you help support my Dad?

It’s always a little bit awkward asking for money isn’t it? Even when it is for charity, I always feel a little uneasy asking for a few quid to help. However, this is something that is so close to my heart in so many ways I am going to put it out there and ask if you can help. If you can’t, carry on reading anyway, just to see how awesome my dad is!

Last year my Dad, 60 years old at the time walked 50 miles in 24 hours over the Brecon Beacons to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. He actually came 35th out of 200+ people which I was so proud of him for.

This year he has decided to do the same thing but although the same distance the route is a lot tougher. He will be walking through the Peak District this time and will be raising money for PANDAS (Pre and Postnatal Depression Advice & Support). PANDAS support not only the Mums going through pre/postnatal depression and anxiety but also their families too.

If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know why this is so important to me. To give you a brief overview, I suffered from postnatal anxiety after having Little Man. It was crippling and meant I struggled to leave the house when I was at my worst. I suffered horrific physical symptoms and doubted my ability to be a good Mum. If you want to read more about my experiences, you can find them by clicking here.

My Dad was one of the few people that saw how anxiety really affected me (I became a pro at hiding it) so he knows how important support like PANDAS is.

My Dad is 61 years of age and I am so proud that he is fit enough and motivated enough to do a walk like this.

If you can spare a few pounds to support my Dad then we would of course be extremely grateful. There are so many women and their families going through this and they need the right support from the right people. If you can support my Dad and in turn support PANDAS I for one would be super pleased.

You can find the link to my Dads justgiving page here. As you may have seen in a couple of his guest appearances on my blog, he is very good with words so please do have a read.

Thank you.


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  • Kim Carberry
    15/08/2015 at 18:57

    Wishing your dad the best of luck! You must be so proud…..
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    • Mummy in Training
      19/08/2015 at 14:51

      Thank you, I am xx

  • Pickinguptoys
    16/08/2015 at 18:42

    What a fantastic man your Dad is!Have donated hun xx
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    • Mummy in Training
      19/08/2015 at 14:50

      Thank you so much for donating hun xxx

  • Tracey Abrahams
    19/08/2015 at 22:15

    Your dad sounds like a real trooper and its a great charity. #bestandworst

    • Mummy in Training
      23/08/2015 at 13:54

      Thank you, he really is xx

  • Sarah Howe (@RunJumpScrap)
    21/08/2015 at 20:37

    Donated lovely. Good luck to him. He is amazing xx Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst and see you soon x
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    • Mummy in Training
      23/08/2015 at 13:54

      Thank you so much hun xx

  • Mrs H
    30/08/2015 at 21:56

    Your dad sounds wonderful. I am always a huge supporter of charities and I admire anyone who goes out of their way to suppor them. Great causes too. Thanks for linking up to #SundaysStars. I am sorry that it has taken me so long to comment. I have just moved house and have been without WiFi forever. Hugs Mrs H xxxx
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    • Mummy in Training
      31/08/2015 at 10:46

      Aww hope the house move went well. Thanks hun xx


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I’m Rachel, a 30 something Mum to 6 year old Little Man & 2 year old twin girls (one with us & one in the sky).

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