I’ve been working on this piece for a good few months now....and I am so grateful for everyone’s contribution. It takes a lot to talk about having your children removed, and that’s not purely because of how traumatic it is - there‘s also so much stigma surrounding it. We often think that a mother must … Continue reading We shouldn’t stigmatise mothers who have had their children removed
An international study has shown that British children are among the most anxious in the world. This week's news on the subject reminded me of a recent visit to my GP to discuss my anxiety. He compared my life in England to the life of those in war torn countries. I felt bad. And a … Continue reading What do British children have to be anxious about?
Latest piece for the i Newspaper - just in time for mother's day 2017. It’s almost Mother’s Day again, and, while I have never produced a human from the miraculous workings of my own fair body, I believe I deserve a stake in Hallmark’s profitable day of appreciation. In fact, I say thank God for … Continue reading Being a step mum