Experience: A week in the life of a four year old

Experience: A week in the life of a four year old

Have you ever wondered what life looks like through your children's eyes? I certainly have, so I handed my four year old son his Kidizoom Duo camera and set him the task of photographing anything he found interesting for a whole week! Granted, a large proportion of the photos were of walls, floors and indistinguishable shapes and he [...]

A tale of two births, Part 1: H’s story

A tale of two births, Part 1: H’s story

Everyone likes a good birth story right? (you're either cringing and hurriedly clicking the 'X' at the top of your page or your interest has been piqued!). My two pregnancies and births were so completely different - one was intense, rapid, painful and unexpected and the other was long, slow, calm and ultimately life threatening. Below is [...]

Sepsis: Hugo’s story WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

Sepsis: Hugo’s story                                 WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

This little face is the face of a sepsis survivor. This photo was taken of my son, Hugo, at nine months old, the day following one of the scariest 24 hours of my life. Although, if it hadn't been for the cannula still in his arm, you would have never been able to tell, I had almost [...]

New year, old me

New year, old me

Let's talk New Year Resolutions. They are usually good intentioned, but in my experience are often short lived self-improvement fails which only make us feel worse than when we started. To anyone who has ever stuck to a New Years resolution, I salute you, but the vast majority of us just don't have your strength of commitment and [...]