Archive for the ‘Motherhood’ Category

Bye Bye Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has been a huge part of my life, ever since the first ever latch 9 years ago! I can't say it's always been the easiest of journeys but neither is motherhood full stop. It's been 6 months now since my daughter naturally weaned, I may ...
Miscarriage and healing

Miscarriage and healing

If you know, you know. That feeling of utter heartbreak, of feeling useless and completely out of control. It's safe to say I lost myself for weeks after loosing our first baby to miscarriage. I simply couldn't function, tears would fall down my f...

Our trip to Enchanted Audley End

This year we decided to try a few new experiences for Christmas. We knew we wanted to spend time together as a family and create some magical memories. I'm pretty sure some of them will now be new Christmas family traditions in the Everett househo...

Christmas present ideas for a home overspilling...

It's no secret that I'm not a lover of having a lot of things. Honestly the number of clear outs we've had is insane! I'm definitely not a materialistic person, though of course everyone likes a little treat here and there. One big purchase for us...

It’s been three years!

I knew the anniversary was coming. A date that shook our world. And there it was on my Facebook memories, April's prolonged febrile seizure, 3 years ago today. There was a time that I thought this date would be ingrained in my mind, a anniversary ...

Being interviewed by a journalist.

What was it like? Why did I say yes to the interview?   A couple of weeks ago you may have seen that my breastfeeding journey hit the UK media online. It has been shared by the likes of Tamara Ecclestone on Instagram and I've been contact...

Time to stop apologising?

  Why do we (particularly women) apologise so often for being ourselves? Or for our lives in general? Sorry is a word to use when you've done something wrong or hurt someone's feelings. Why say sorry about being yourself? And I know I'...

Embrace – Learning to love our bodies

Last year I finally started something that I've been thinking about for years. I've photographed many mothers over the years, with their children and families plus the occasional head shot. I had a vision to create a safe place for women to come t...

Baby Loss and Rainbow Babies

Today (20th March) is one of those dates etched in my mind forever. I have to admit my memory isn't particularly brilliant when it comes to dates but some simply never leave you. Birth dates of your babies and special anniversaries, they stick as ...