Book Review: A Vicarage Reunion.

It is unfortunately still something of a taboo so the fact that miscarriage plays such a big part in Kate Hewitt’s latest book, A Vicarage Reunion, feels like an important step to me. Having experienced two early pregnancy losses, I was drawn to this novel – the second in this series – but what kept … Continue reading Book Review: A Vicarage Reunion.

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Finding the real me again – feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

Freya went to a fourth birthday party at the weekend - the first one she's really been old enough to take part in. The excitement had been mounting for weeks, even though she's not really sure what a party involves (apart from cake). It doesn't matter, she thrives on new places or experiences. Nothing phases her. … Continue reading Finding the real me again – feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

Embracing My Inner Hippie: How Nature Has Helped Me This Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Every October, for the last few years, I've felt like I've been cast adrift. While I still go through the motions of daily life, it's as if someone untied the rope and I am gradually floating away from the world and everything in it.  I know it's because of the anniversary of my first pregnancy loss. The devasting day … Continue reading Embracing My Inner Hippie: How Nature Has Helped Me This Baby Loss Awareness Week.