I’ve followed Jess (The Legacy of Leo) and her campaign Ignite Your Lion Heart for a while now. I guess I’ve followed the “big hitters” in the baby loss sphere for a long time. I’ve dipped in and out not really participating until this year when I decided to start this little blog. I now… Continue reading A walk over the top
Last summer I stumbled across a clip of Lou Conran on Facebook. She stopped me in my tracks. She was talking about her daughter whom she lost and how she was going to perform a comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe. The premise seemed odd to me but even in the darkest times you can… Continue reading I Love Lou C
NOT A SPONSORED POST! At the start of July O and I had a little day trip with my tinder Mum friend Laura (we met through the app MUSH!) and her little boy. Yorkshire Lavender is in the village of Terrington the Howardian Hills of North Yorkshire. The drive was about 75 minutes from Leeds… Continue reading A trip to Yorkshire Lavender
I've read a few entries on different blogs regarding friends from the parents' point of view. I thought it would be useful to hear from a friend looking in so these are Emma's thoughts and feelings about us losing Alexandra. Emma: I can remember exactly the moment that Claire and Andy told us that they… Continue reading Grief looking in
I’m not sure on which social media platform I saw Mel’s request for people to review her book (probably on the Butterfly Awards Facebook page) but I thought I would volunteer and give it a go. I am regularly consumed by my own thoughts of losing my baby and wanted to get a glimpse of… Continue reading Finley’s Footprints – a book review
One of the many exciting things about being pregnant is discovering if you’re having a boy or girl… you start to imagine who that little person might be? Would they suit their name? Drawing up lists and lists of names… then vetoing the majority of them due to reminders of people you would rather… Continue reading Boy or Girl?
June is SANDs Awareness Month and this year the campaign has been "Finding the Words" (https://www.sands.org.uk/about-sands/media-centre/news/2018/06/sands-launches-findingthewords-campaign) Here are the words I found to give Alexandra a eulogy at her service in October 2015. Forgive me, it’s been a while since I’ve done any public speaking let alone something that I never thought I would have… Continue reading June – SANDs Awareness Month “Finding the Words”