Guest Post: My Experience As A Young Mum

My name is April and when I was just sixteen, I got pregnant. I am now eighteen years old and a proud mother to my beautiful baby boy Harrison, who is eight months old nearly coming up to nine. Finding out I was pregnant Finding out I was pregnant was obviously not something I had […]

Guest Post: Living with Sickle Cell Disease & My Journey To Acceptance

Growing up with Sickle Cell Disease wasn’t too bad but then again, I didn’t understand what was wrong with me. I never really had that conversation with my parents about the fact that I had Sickle Cell Disease. It was never truly explained to me. All I knew is that I was different. I had […]

Guest Post: On Pregnancy & Riding The Wave

Note: this post was written by a friend of mine who has chosen to remain anonymous. I am a mother of two. My daughter is 5 and my son is 3 weeks old. My First Pregnancy My first pregnancy was a smooth one. I loved being pregnant; I was happy and felt positive throughout. I […]

Guest Post: “Help! My Child Is Not Communicating”

Speech, language and communication skills are one of the most vital skills we develop. We use language to understand what is said to us, problem solve, communicate our desires, thoughts, feelings, ideas and build and maintain relationships. According to The Communication Trust, “In the UK, over 1 million children and young people – that’s 2 […]

Guest Post: On Motherhood, Coronavirus & Mental Health

Note: This is a guest post from a family friend The phrase on everyone’s lips right now is Coronavirus or Covid-19, Miss Rona if you’re nasty. Over the last few months, Coronavirus has taken over the world. Impacting some physically, others psychologically. With the rise of mental health awareness thanks to charities promoting it as […]

Guest Post: How Kids Changed Me

A quick introduction first, I’m a dad to 2 kids, a 6 year old boy and a 3 year old girl. Here are a few words on how having children changed me. Time well spent When I was younger, I have realised that I just wasted time. Weekends? We could easily lose half a day […]

Guest Post: On Being An Aunt

Someone asked me, from an auntie’s perspective, is there anything I would recommend or advice? Well yes… get a job, be fun, be prepared, learn to love & learn to forget! A Job I’d definitely recommend getting a job (if you don’t have one already) these little people are expensive, even when they’re not your […]

Guest Post: My Post-Baby Body & Me

I gave birth to my first child at 35 years old. I was never sure if I would have children. It had always been a question mark for me. Was I too selfish? Will it be too hard? Am I ready to be responsible for another human? Will my body change too much? It wasn’t […]