Where’s MY Village?

This story first appeared on RendezView It hit me when I thought I had pneumonia. After weeks of a persistent, raspy cough and pinching back pain, I limped off to the GP too weak to even stand, and was sent … Continued

The Support of Mamas

Do you remember those isolated early days when you had your first baby? I can clearly recall that the support seemed to be everywhere in numbers and yet (impossibly), nowhere simultaneously. There were nurses, doctors, professionals and consultants, friends, family … Continued

Over 40s Mamas – Too Busy to Work on Your Look? Never!

Every Sunday morning when I was single and before the kids came along, I would spend the time pampering and preening.  Eyebrows were plucked, legs shaved, even a face mask applied.  In those days baths were leisurely and bubbly.  Nails … Continued

Creating a Mama Community

As a new Mum I went along to my local Mothers Group anxious to make a good impression, praying for my baby to sleep and not grizzle and to fit in…. I had spent a good hour or so the … Continued

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