Creative Writing – What Is This Doubt That Bites Me

Walks With Hawks

Having just returned from 3 weeks at camp, I thought I would share the autobiographical poems I wrote at Samantha Pearse’s wonderful, creative writing workshop at Druid Camp. Tears On Strangers Yesterday I cried on strangers Today friends cried on me A perfect simile Of my life And me Its the illusion of invincibility That …

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The Amazing Home Birth of Lawrence – 10 pound 4 ounces.

Lawrence 10 pound 4 ounces

This is a guest blog post from Katy Gearing from our Home Birth Support Group UK. Katy runs Jenni Bean Sling Consultancy CIC and the Thame Sling and Nappy Library. It is the story of her home birth with her predicted ENORMOUS baby and possible gestational diabetes. Birth story of Lawrence, born Saturday 12th January …

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Who Were The Witches? 

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I came across this when I was updating my book of chants. I had to blog it – I have always considered Doulas wise women of old. Click HERE for more information on National and Local Birth Pool and Tens hire. Who Were The Witches?   by Bonnie Lockhart copyright Bonnie Lockhart chorus: Who were the …

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Breaking The Ties That Bind Me – One Song At A Time

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Over the years I have been through quite a lot – the damage and limitations, start with school. We don’t think when we tell a child “you are the clever one” that it can be harmful to be labelled – clever is a compliment after all. Art – “Sam tries hard – but she has …

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Baby Belly and Squidgy Bits

Squidgy Bits

This morning I got love bombed by this pair. They jumped into bed with me and gave me a million kisses. Then they started using my belly as a springboard, that post 4 children belly I have been looking at and thinking it was time I did something with. They kissed it, loved it, squished …

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Does Your Baby Hang Low – Baby Wearing for Breast Cancer Cardiff

Does Your Baby Hang Low

I was going through some old photos the other day when I came across this that I created when some of the members (including myself), of the local sling meet did the Race for Life Cis a lively Facebook Group of lovely women and babies with an interest in cloth bumming and baby wearing. I …

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