Once upon a time there was a woman in her thirties that didn’t much like being out and about with her kids. She loved her kids so much but the thought of being in busy places with them scared her a bit. You see, this woman suffered from anxiety. Doing the things that she wanted to do sometimes seemed like really big hills to climb and sometimes however hard she tried she just couldn’t get to the top. It didn’t matter how much she wanted to get there, something in her brain would stop her. It made her really sad… View Post

**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