The truth of parenthood differs greatly from the fantasy.
"Miscarrying was the most intense physical and emotional pain I've ever known."
In honor of Father’s Day last month, she created a series about her husband, James, and the many ways fatherhood has changed his life.
'And then it seemed that as I drove, a single word parachuted down and landed on the seat next to me. Just four letters. N-U-M-B.'
The photos submitted to the contest highlight the beauty, intimacy and ― yes ― messiness of birth.
Have a little laugh.
It occurred to me on Saturday, when I was happily driving home from town. I was glad to have had the couple of hours on a Saturday all to myself - even if it was doing chore-type stuff. I hadn't even felt a pang when passing The Gallery - a favourite café to go for a coffee. Good God! - how had it taken me so long to realise? I was just where they wanted me.
She says she's "going to explode" if he keeps buying gifts for their daughter.
It's been the absolute end of an era this month. I've had to say a very reluctant, sobbing goodbye to my favourite part of the day, Harry's 2 and 1/2 hour nap. It was a glorious time where Harry would actually sleep heavier than he did at night.
For me, loneliness was enough to make me quit my job and start No Isolation. I had no idea how big the issue really was, and I am still learning. If others are inspired to learn too, then perhaps we will find the answers we so desperately need.