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Mental Health Awareness Week 9th-15th May

Mental Health is a topic extremely close to my heart right now. I am struggling. Last week I started taking anti anxiety medicine as I can no longer cope with the symptoms of anxiety. Well actually that isn’t quite true. My children were upset and scared at my daily vomiting. It was starting to prevent […]

Maternal Mental Health is important at ALL stages of being a mum

This week is UK Maternal Mental Health Matters week. Savvy bloggers published and promoted posts all week. Crappy bloggers like me post at the end… And there you have it. Mental health in a nutshell. Comparing yourself to others. Finding yourself lacking. Overly self critical, even vicious. If one of my children had the same […]

#Blogtober18 day 10: Just Be Yourself for #WorldMentalHealthDay

If there is one thing I want for my children more than anything else, it is to be happy and comfortable in their own skin and in their own heads. I want them to be accepted by others but being accepted and loved by themselves is more important. I know I set a bad example […]

UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 1-7 May 2017

I have seen many powerful messages this week across social and regular media. I debated whether I had anything that I could possibly add that would seem valuable in light of the strength shown by these mothers sharing their stories. I have heard accounts that are tragic. Inspiring. Humorous. Heartbreaking. Thought provoking. My story isn’t […]