The Butterfly Awards – Inspirational Mother

The Butterfly Awards are an amazing ceremony and dinner held each year honouring people within the baby loss community, from midwives, cherished keepsakes and the category I have been shortlisted for, inspirational mother. The event itself is hosted by Finley’s Footprints who offer a range of services including bereavement study days and hope coaching for…

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Silver Rose Travels The World

Travelling is a passion of mine. It’s not so much feasible as I’ve become an adult and actually have to pay for myself. I was very lucky as a child to be spoilt rotten and travel the world. I’ve visited America and Asia several times, explored Europe and even ventured to Australia and India. One…

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Why We Chose Life

I recently spoke to someone who had opted for a medical termination for a baby who had a terrible illness known to be incompatible with life. It really got me thinking about what I would have done in that situation where there was a clear diagnosis and certainty of loss. With Silver it was the…

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Baby Loss Made Me Vegan

As we are nearing the one year anniversary of losing Silver and also are now in the midst of Veganuary 2019 I thought it was only appropriate to share my personal story of transitioning to a vegan lifestyle and the direct link it has with baby loss. You might be asking yourself if you do…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park With The Lullaby Trust

Hello everyone, I’ve got a really nice blog for you today. We recently attended an event hosted by The Lullaby Trust and I thought I’d write up a little post about our lovely family day out with this fantastic charity. We were so pleased to be invited to a day out with them at the…

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26 Week Pregnancy After Loss Update

This might very well be my most brief pregnancy update yet. I’ve been struggling a lot with mood recently so haven’t felt particularly inspired to write much nor do much. This pregnancy is not quite going as planned and just as we thought we could sit back and relax more things have come up. It’s…

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Life After Baby Loss by Nicola Gaskin – Book Review

As some of you may know I was recently delighted to be selected to receive a copy of a brand-new book to review on my blog. The book is written for parents who are going through the motions of baby loss; Life After Baby Loss – A Companion Guide For Parents by Nicola Gaskin. For…

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Storks Story

With today being the three year anniversary of our early miscarriage coinciding with baby loss awareness week I wanted to share the actual story of Stork, our miscarriage. I find it’s always a tricky topic speaking about early miscarriages. Some people find it quite easy to move forward as they might have only just found…

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Jaxson’s Story

Today is a very special little boys 1st Birthday. I feel truly blessed to have my good friend Kerry’s consent to share little Jaxson’s story on her behalf. I am so lucky to have such a good friend with which we have both supported each other through our bereavements. Jaxson was my first real introduction…

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Rainy Nights and Ruminating

Usually autumn is my favourite time of year. I love how it’s a cosy season. Where the nights are getting cool and dark and its time to wear cardigans and snuggle up on an evening with warm drinks and spiced foods. I also think it’s by far the prettiest time of year, driving along with…

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