Tag Archives: Family

How to Heal from a Traumatic Birth & Bond with Your Baby

Bonding issues are so common but so rarely discussed in our society, there is such a stigma attached to a new mother who isn’t head over heels in love with her newborn. Commonly these feelings appear after a traumatic birth … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to ‘Have it All’ As a New Mother?

Over the weekend I’ve browsed a few parenting internet discussion forums and came across this post and it got me thinking. Whenever anybody comments to me, on hearing I have 4 children, “wow – how do you ever manage to have … Continue reading

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From Roots to Wings: The Bittersweet Transition to Independence

Being a mother is hard, really hard. We all have our own personal challenges, our own Achilles heel, our own triumphs and “feel good” moments. I’ve been reflecting hugely this weekend – mostly because I’ve been super poorly with a … Continue reading

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A Trip to The Zoo – Why Humans Are Out of Touch With Their Infants

Last year I went to Colchester Zoo with my daughter’s preschool. The trip was a part of the ICAN initiative http://www.ican.org.uk/ which aims to aid communication with children. From what I understood most of the preschools from North Essex were there too … Continue reading

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