Tag Archives: children

A Letter To My Children


This time last year… almost to the minute, I met my son for the very first time. Exhausted (but no longer in pain) and scared beyond belief, I watched doctors lift him above the bloodied, green privacy sheet. My mum … Continue reading

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Baby Update! – Nine Months In


First of all, where the hell did that time go? Nine months? Really?! It feels like just yesterday I was whining because I couldn’t turn over in bed. Feels not so long ago that I laughed at the idea of … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday 15/07 #23


Its Sunday again and that means its time for another post of six sentences. This one, even though its written as a piece of flash (still with my A-Z of Flash Fiction) is very personal. Not sure how it happened, … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of The Rest Of My Life?


So… do you recall this post in which I touched briefly on the fact that my employer was planning a string of redundancies? Do you remember how I mentioned that the whole of my team (and therefore my role) was … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: 5 Tips to Balance Writing With Childcare


Soooooo! In answer to my Call for Guest Posts I do have a selection of posts for you from various sources. These fabulous people have been kind enough to take time out of their days to write up a little … Continue reading

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About My Babies


Sometimes – just sometimes mind you – I wonder if I’ve run out of things to say. If only because every three seconds my mind has turned to one of two things; my babies and my job. My job is … Continue reading

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80 Post Challenge – Post 53


Write about your greatest fear There are lots of rubbish, crappy things I could write about here. All those silly little phobias that you carry over from childhood; the dark, monsters under the bed etc. I’m not going to write … Continue reading

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