Lifestyle

Turning 30 – and why it isn’t what I thought it would be

I can't have been the only child who thought about 30 year olds and imagined 'real' adults, with grown up jobs, homeowners (probably) and basically people who had their sh*t together all of the time. 30 seemed like a million years away and in the journey from child to thirty I thought that all of… Continue reading Turning 30 – and why it isn’t what I thought it would be

Bereavement, Childhood trauma, Family

Happy Father’s Day

"Happy Father's Day Dad. Love you, Natalie xx" A message on his Facebook page last year, I never sent a card. Not last year, the year before, or maybe any year since I was small. I won't type that message this year, as you're not here anymore to see. Am I allowed to miss you,… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day

Parenting

How your first born tricks you into reproducing again (and again)

The single child/precious first born/only child/deceiver of reproduction Your first born baby is a beautiful, angelic type creature, who makes you want 100 just like them. They just make your heart melt as you watch them sleep, and even if their sleep isn't that great, you still melt at the sight of them asleep even… Continue reading How your first born tricks you into reproducing again (and again)