Personal posts

Dear Mum, on Mother’s Day (Part 5)

Due to being overwhelmed, and having just moved house when the fifth anniversary came around, I didn't write a post. But today for Mother's Day I'm writing another letter to my mum. Dear Mum (you're a grandmother now too! That's me with my niece in the picture), It's been a while since I wrote. A… Continue reading Dear Mum, on Mother’s Day (Part 5)

Career Stuff, Personal posts, Well Being & Mental Health

‘When I Grow Up’ Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

Today is Young Carers Awareness day 2017 - run by Carers Trust to raise awareness of the 700,000 young people (some as young as 5) looking after family members/friends in the UK. This years' theme is 'When I Grow Up' so I've shared some of my thoughts from that time in my life, and what… Continue reading ‘When I Grow Up’ Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

Messages to remind me I'm not alone, and to reach out for support.
Well Being & Mental Health

Self Care Sundays: Reaching out (On figuring out you’re not alone)

*This post was supposed to be for depression awareness week last week, but I didn't manage to finish it until today: due to busy-ness last week, then feeling overwhelmed and unable to do much this week. Ironically I was feeling quite alone, which is why I felt it even more important to write this for… Continue reading Self Care Sundays: Reaching out (On figuring out you’re not alone)