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Social media was alive last week with the graphic images of a mother whale carrying her dead calf, as she grieved the loss of her baby. In contrast to that public display, we still have a long way to go in our society, when it comes to supporting women who lose babies.
This has been one of my most popular blogs, so I was delighted when Living Now magazine picked it up for their March/April issue. Read all about it here:
If you’re not familiar with the term “emotional load”, you will probably still recognise what I’m talking about. It’s that feeling of remembering about a thousand things at once: the doctor’s appointment that needs to be booked, that play date you were meant to reciprocate, the ingredients for dinner that need to be bought and
Recently I attended an interesting workshop on parenting with anxiety, and how it impacts expecting and new parents. Of particular interest was the focus on personality factors that contribute to perinatal anxiety (anxiety before and after childbirth).
People often view anger quite negatively, sometimes due to how they were brought up themselves, for example you might remember being told “Don’t get angry” or “You need to go in your room until you calm down.” Despite this, anger is quite a normal emotion and really useful for us to understand ourselves better.
We’ve all had them – those mornings when time seems to be against us, as we rush around trying to get ourselves and our kids ready. Recently I learned about one thing that makes it all MUCH easier…