Mind The Gap

Last week I read an article which posed the question to it’s readers: “What’s the perfect age gap between siblings?” Thankfully, common sense prevailed and most people commented how ‘the perfect age gap’ was, in fact, totally subjective and also – more importantly – often something way beyond our control. As is the way with…

A miscarriage of justice: the brutal unfairness of losing a baby

(Written on Nov 6th 2015) One year ago today, we went to see a firework display with our then 16 month old daughter, Rose. It was our first month of trying for our second baby and as we walked into the local school’s playground I got a stomach ache and instantly felt disappointed – I…