What a lonely Christmas this is going to be. I keep trying to put on a brave face and remain positive, I am determined to make the best out of it and really enjoy my day with Reuben... but it's still just going to be me and Reu. And today, a wave of grief hit. … Continue reading Festive feelings.
Hello there 🌿 I've found it quite hard to study lately, but not for the reason you might think. I am very interested in what I am studying right now, so when I have time, it doesn't take much motivation for me to sit and do the work that needs doing. What's particularly difficult at … Continue reading Psychology Babble #1: Violence and Children.
I've been a little negative lately, haven't I? For that, I don't apologise, however, I'd like to announce that I am feeling better & so, the general theme to my blog should be a little more upbeat! It sounds a little dramatic but I became really unwell a couple of days ago and that helped … Continue reading Life really IS a rollercoaster.
I held my son to my chest, and I felt my heart swell with love. It's almost overwhelming sometimes; the way I feel such a pang of deep sadness intertwined into that pure, unconditional love. It's especially strong when I stand at my bedroom window, as the light of the day fades (or has faded) … Continue reading Shadows.
I'm awake way past a reasonable bed time once again, and why? Well I'm sure that many of you will understand the desire to get in some me-time. And there is always the realisation you must pick between getting the nightly chores done and seeing to yourself. Sometimes (*ahem* all the time!) you find yourself … Continue reading The Extended Insta Post #1
I remember the way I felt this time last year. The way the air felt, the white noise of something mechanical humming at night (I still can't figure out what it is), the way the lights across the city seemed crisper... It all reminds me, like the most wonderfully enchanting memory. There is no doubt … Continue reading This Time Last Year
I love being a mother but I don't love being alone. I love blogging but I don't love that it's about readership no matter how much you convince yourself it's not (it does sting a bit when you put effort in to writing and taking pictures and nobody reads it). I love taking photographs but … Continue reading I Love Being A Mother But…