Category Archives: Motherhood

My 6 Steps to Recovery from PND

Following on from my last post about my experience with PND, I thought I’d write about what worked for me in my recovery – short and long term. Talking. I belonged to a mother’s group – not a particularly close … Continue reading

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It’s #bePNDaware week

This week is postnatal depression awareness week. I won’t bang on about stats, suffice to say there’s more women and men who suffer some sort of perinatal (post or antenatal) depression than you would think. I know I did. It’s … Continue reading

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Yesterday I went to an info session on anxiety at PANDA which was presented by Dr Renée Miller. Anxiety seems to be rearing its ugly head all around me at the moment. I’ve read a number of posts from attendees … Continue reading

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Being broken

There are days where I’m perfectly fine, normal and can conquer the world. And then there is yesterday. I was broken by the end of yesterday. So broken. I can’t think, I can’t handle the whinging, the noise, recalcitrant kids … Continue reading

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Being away from your kids

I’ve worked at home for nearly 10 years now. I started working from home for a couple of reasons: I was a bit bored after getting through the first 14 months of Mitch’s life and to supplement our income. The … Continue reading

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Being a mother of boys only

I can categorically say that I’ve never yearned for a girl. Not in the sense that some do and I’ll do my best to explain what I think that yearning is. It’s the special but sometimes complicated mother/daughter relationship – … Continue reading

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