Category Archives: Special

A Man’s Point of View: PND and a Question of Trust

I’ve been trying to get get my head round writing something on this topic for a while. The prompt, here, finally, well, prompted me. Which is what prompts are supposed to do, so there you are. So, then… post-natal depression: … Continue reading

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Britmums Live 2015: The Day a Daddy Became a Mummy

I’ll just make one thing clear: if you were expecting a post about rapid gender-change operations, you’ve, erm, come to the wrong place. You weren’t? Then read on… First of all, I should state that although ‘Daddy’ isn’t exactly my … Continue reading

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Dear So and So: A Little Piece of My Story

I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about how to tell some of my own story. I’ve never attempted this before, but quite a few lovely bloggers have inspired me for a good while, now. And then, just in the last … Continue reading

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Friendship: What is it?

This is in response to the prompt on this topic here. I’m sure we all know for ourselves, what a friend is, and by extension, what friendship is. But could you define it? A dictionary will give you something like … Continue reading

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I Read the News Today…

This post was prompted by, er, well, ‘The Prompt’ here. I read the news today. Or I should say, recapped on it a little. but first, let’s think about what, exactly, comes under that ubiquitous heading – the single word … Continue reading

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Be Positive Before Bedtime: A Reflection on a Year

Tonight, It’s just one year since the open twitter forum ‘Be Positive Before Bedtime’ – first conceived by Mischievous Mum – began. It is now supported by lots more hostesses and contributed to regularly by lots of followers. All you … Continue reading

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Shoulder to Shoulder to Day: The Last Post – or is it?

This blog hop has taken us on an incredible journey; it was founded with the motive of cheering up – and cheering on – Emma Day, who blogs at Crazy With Twins, through a period of enforced isolation from her … Continue reading

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Shoulder to Shoulder to Day: Firefly’s First Stand – A Re-blog for Day Six

I’m republishing this post because I just want to cheer Emma on, and also give Victoria a bit of support; she has stepped in to keep Shoulder to shoulder to Day going today as the very courageous Rachel is poorly … Continue reading

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Shoulder to Shoulder to Day: Day One – The Other Side of the Line

Today (May 22) marks the beginning of a new phase of treatment for our friend Emma Day, who blogs at Crazy With Twins and tweets as @crazywithtwins¬†. A further strike against cancer (she has already had surgery – see her … Continue reading

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In Memory of Matilda Mae

Over the last few days, the blogging community has been rocked and stunned. We have struggled to come to terms with a message put out on Twitter, announcing the ‘cot death’ of a baby girl, on the 2nd Feb 2013: … Continue reading

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