Why I did not want to be a mother

They fuck you up, your mum and dad.       They may not mean to, but they do.   They fill you with the faults they had    And add some extra, just for you. Philip Larkin Despite what others might think, I actually am very much aware of my shortcomings. I have always been very guarded about how I’m […]

Unexpected Motherhood

When you find out you are pregnant when it was not a part of your plan, there’s like a moment of silence. Everything seems to turn into white noise as your brain goes into hyperdrive as you experience some kind of shock. Everything that happens after that is all a unique experience. What the people […]