It’s that time of year again. Social media is awash with pictures and sentiments to “the world’s best Dad” a thousand times over, Facebook even greets you with a “Happy Father’s Day” message and suggests you celebrate. I don’t feel much like celebrating. I don’t begrudge any of it at all, I applaud all the… Continue reading What Father’s Day Is Like When You Don’t Have A Father.
Okay technically two personality disorders. Here’s a picture of me and my son JJ, looks pretty normal right? I might look like a normal mother but according to most of the articles available online people like me don’t make good parents. Articles like this create a massive stigma around parents, specifically mothers, with borderline personality… Continue reading Parenting With A Personality Disorder
It occurred to me I’ve been very quiet on this blog recently and it’s only fair to offer an explanation. JJ’s father and I have decided we are no longer going to be continuing our relationship. It sounds so clinical to put it like that but I don’t know what else I can say, I… Continue reading The Borderline Breakup-A Rude Introduction To Single Motherhood.
I always said I was going to be a breastfeeding mama. I wanted to give my little man the best from the get go, and in my mind, that meant breastfeeding. So I stocked up on breast pads, and a few nursing bra’s, read everything I could get my hands on and bought a breastpump… Continue reading Our Breastfeeding Journey, Finally Accepting The End.
Today JJ was diagnosed with a cows milk allergy, and I just wanted to share the experience. I’ve been seeking advice for a few weeks now, speaking to people who have children who suffer from allergies and intolerances, and I came to the conclusion that JJ has a cows milk allergy. Many of the people… Continue reading Cows Milk Allergy-Making Progress