This is another of those ongoing posts that I began writing a long time ago, I started this one before J had arrived but it’s finally time to share! 7th of April – This morning I received some top secret news, my sister is pregnant. … Continue reading Anxiously Waiting
While I was pregnant with Lentil my brother-in-law got engaged to his very lovely girlfriend. I quickly got excited about the tiny smart outfit that Lentil would wear to the wedding. Wondering whether it would be a tiny suit or a little dress. I couldn’t … Continue reading An Emotional Week
Recently my Facebook feed has been full of people taking part in the motherhood challenge. Mums are sharing pictures that make them proud to be a mother. Initially I felt a bit upset about them but I was having trouble working out why. I love … Continue reading The Motherhood Challenge
Today Lentil would have been six months old. I can’t help wondering how big he would have been and if I still would have been able to lift him. We went to his grave yesterday, I like going to his grave, it’s so beautiful there. … Continue reading Six Months On And Three Months In
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the different reactions that people have when it comes to grief. A few years ago the mum of one of my best friend’s died. She was such a wonderful lady, my mum was very poorly when I was … Continue reading How Do You Support Someone Through Grief?
Today Lentil would have been four months old. I miss him so much every day, I still shed a few tears for him each day, for all that he is missing out on, for the void left, for the future we had imagined. I love … Continue reading A Letter To My Gorgeous Son
Apparently today is World Smile Day. Who knew that was a thing? Well apparently it is, and it’s today. It takes place each year on the first Friday in October. I never previously thought about smiling. I’m a smiler, a grinner usually. I tend to … Continue reading The Art Of Smiling