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When grief and motherhood collide

March 2, 2018

My Grandad died at the beginning of August, six weeks before my son was due to be born. He had been ill for a long time and in hospital so although sad, it wasn’t totally unexpected. “These things happen in families,” everyone said. “One person dies just as another is preparing to be born”. I believed them. And then my Dad died. Dad died of a heart attack…

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10 ways motherhood has changed me

January 20, 2018
10 ways motherhood has changed me

When first thinking about having a baby, I thought about how my life would change. I thought about the sleepless nights, the lack of cash and freedom that comes with having a child. However, I never thought about how motherhood might change me for the better. Here are 10 reasons why.   I have a greater sense of purpose. To clarify, I always had a purpose pre-child and…