One week ago Emma started nursery…just two mornings a week to start with. When she was born, I plucked an age in my mind (18 months) of when I thought she should start but as it turns out, she needed it earlier. As she approached 15 months old, I could see that she thrives on Read More

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Musings

365 Days Later

The first year of motherhood is tough – a rollercoaster full of highs and lows. I always knew it would be a massive adjustment, but nothing prepared me for the first few months. At times it felt like I was trying to run up a hill but an unknown force was pushing me down. And Read More

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A Helping Hand

The other day I watched a beautiful David Lynch film called ‘The Straight Story’. It seemed slow-moving to begin with but the beauty was in its simplicity. Half-way during the film, an old man is talking about family to a young girl: “I’d give each of my 8 kids a stick and, one for each one of Read More

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