Lightwater Valley With The Lullaby Trust

As some of you will have seen in my last post, Introducing Silver Lining, The Lullaby Trust is a charity close to my heart. The lullaby trust has been especially fundamental in bereavement support for my husband Fabian through their befriender scheme. Personally, it wasn’t for me as I prefer speaking face to face but…

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Introducing Silver Lining

For a while now I’ve been working on a secret project whilst dropping hints on my Instagram. I decided with my video for The Butterfly Awards to finally announce what I’ve been working on. Introducing Silver Lining! Silver lining represents the iconic catchphrase every cloud has a silver lining. Through my journey of baby loss…

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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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Silver’s Story – The Pregnancy

This is probably one of the most personal and cherished blog posts I’ll ever write, and perhaps one of the hardest. I feel with sharing my stories about the aftermath I should also share what led us to this point. I want to tell you Silver Rose’s story. Not only did we deliver prematurely but…

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I’m Dreading Weaning

Having a rainbow baby was not what I expected. There are things that I expected to find difficult that were in fact easy, and things I never expected to burden me with worry. Weaning is one of those things I didn’t expect to evoke so much emotion. I think some of my reluctancy comes from…

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My First Mothers Day Without My Daughter

With Mother’s Day coming up my thoughts recently have drifted back to this time last year. It was such a difficult time losing Silver and Mother’s Day being so soon afterwards. Mother’s Day itself was quite traumatic and my mental health hit an all time low. I’ve never really spoke about it until now. I…

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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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Rainbow Baby Birth Story- I could Have Died

I wish the title to this blog was clickbait. I couldn’t have made this up if I tried. I would normally complain and say “why me?” but you know what, instead I want to say Thank You. Thank you to Silver Rose, my angel in heaven. Or should I say my guardian angel. I couldn’t…

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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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