The unsaid

Recently I put a quick post up on the Mumbelievable Facebook page to ask if anyone might find it helpful if I wrote about what it’s like to be pregnant and become a mum when you’re someone who has suffered from an eating disorder. Writing about this subject in general

Coming out of recovery after the kidney transplant

On Wednesday, it will be two years since Tim had a kidney transplant.  It seems impossible to me that so much time has passed. If you follow me on social media you may have seen that every few months I donate blood. I always post about it when I do,

A new future for Mumbelievable

Over the past year, I’ve spoken to hundreds of mums. We’re all different. But at times, it seems, we all have one thread in common; no matter who we are, where we come from or whether we work or don’t. We all experience times when life balance eludes us. When the

I bought this today. My heart is racing as I go to press publish. Instinctively I want to do one or all of the following: delete it/take another 20 before I decide on a better one/filter the shit out of it. My anorexic brain still (and probably always will, but

It’s no exaggeration when I say that my life changed recently when I had the privilege of being introduced to Jo Meeke. On 15th March, Jo and her partner, Matt welcomed their beautiful first-born son, Puck into the world. Following a complicated labour and emergency c-section, Puck tragically died in

Are you thinking of heading back to work soon or have you returned within the past year? I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve teamed up with mind-set coach Donna Hubbard to launch local meet-up events for mums heading back into the world of work after time out to have children.

Time to stop comparing ourselves

Do you ever look at other women and wonder how they do it? Me too. All the time. I know I shouldn’t, but I do. I know it’s harmful and futile, but sometimes that vulnerability just creeps in, you know? I’ll give you an example. There’s a well-known parent blogger

Last night my phone was alight with whatsapp messages from numerous gaggles of my fellow september-intake mums awaiting news of the school place announcement. Until the messages flooded in, it hadn’t occurred to me that it wasn’t just me being incessantly punched in the stomach yesterday every time I was

I’m very excited that my first online programme, Return to Work with Confidence which I’ve developed with my fabulous partner, Donna Hubbard, founder of Be Dynamic Coaching is now available to buy! Who is this course for? If you’re a mum due to go back to work after maternity leave, if you’re

I still feel sick now. A couple of hours have passed since the door shut at the pre-school, with me on one side and my son on the other. As a metaphor that’s the most unnatural situation I can think of right now. I have a child who suffers separation