being a mum without a mum

Being a Mum Without a Mum

Becoming a Mum was the one thing in life that I was always certain about. Having been brought up surrounded by strong females I was always confident of the fact that this was for me and that I would have the best support any girl could wish for…

Unfortunately, fate would have other ideas. Having battled with Cancer for 15 years it finally took its hold over my Mum’s body and there was nothing more that could be done. I had watched this strong, Continue reading “Being a Mum Without a Mum”

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Yes, I may moan, but I wouldn’t change a thing…

 

I may moan about the serious lack of sleep, why at three he still doesn’t feel the need to sleep through the night I still can’t quite fathom out. I may moan about the mess he makes again and again and I definitely moan when his strops escalate over the smallest of issues but I have a secret to tell you Continue reading “Yes, I May Moan, But I Wouldn’t Change A Thing!”

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To my darling boy,

I am writing you this letter to say that I am sorry for upsetting you at times. I need you to know that I don’t mean to ruin your fun or game and that Mummy isn’t, in fact, a mean person; I am simply Continue reading “To My Darling Boy…”

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