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Weekend Dad, Weak End Son

Dear you, the man who schedules in our son. Do you dare to call yourself a dad on the days that he is with me? On the multiple days of the month when you shy from your responsibility? Do you dare to call yourself a dad in between your planned weekends? I’m asking on behalf…

Motherless Mum

“There is an emptiness inside of me — a void that will never be filled. No one in your life will ever love you as your mother does. There is no love as pure, unconditional and strong as a mother’s love. And I will never be loved that way again.”  – Hope Edelman – As Mother’s…

Losing Myself to Motherhood

Nearly ten years in on this journey called motherhood and this is one of the most important lessons I have learnt; Becoming a mum does not mean one must lose oneself. What does that even mean? How could you possibly lose yourself? Well the reality is you can and you do. As any parent will…

Why Now?

I wanted to blog because well, I love to write. I write down most things; my thoughts, poetry, quotes that I come across, my shopping lists, everything! I have been known to write letters to end relationships, I mean, come on, that’s 1940 type shit! Who even does that?! Cringey as it may be it is…

Awkward Intros

A few years ago I used to work for a local authority training social workers and other social work professionals around improving their relationships and communication with young people in care. (I already hear you asking yourself where I’m going with this since its no way to start a blog but stay with me). Each…