Author: Lisa Easom

Don’t Suffer in Silence, Talk to Someone

Depression is a horrible, horrible thing. Mental illness is a horrible, vile, thing; it sucks away your soul and reduces you to a self loathing wreck, and a shadow of your former or normal self. Me and my husband didn’t think we could have children, he had suffered a loss with a previous partner so […]

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[Mental Health Awareness Week] You Will Get Through This…From a Mum Who’s Been There

This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week and as something I feel really passionate about, I wanted to share my story. I was diagnosed with Pre-Natal Depression at 16 weeks pregnant.  I didn’t even know it was a thing, to be honest. I wanted to hide away, I was so scared.  What if my […]

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Stop Asking When I’m Going to Have a Second Child

We popped into town earlier to do some shopping and the small one was a bloody nightmare. I balanced the shopping basket on the hood of the buggy and people looked at me like I’d committed murder. Today is Judgemental Wednesday it seems. Meh.  Zero fucks given. W is nigh-on surgically attached to a cuddly […]

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Meeting Other Mums (scarier than your first post-partum poo)

(EDIT – This post refers to the act of meeting other mums, not any websites or blogs with that name – they are totally not scary and should not be compared to poo in any way, shape or form.  Let alone scary post-partum ones) Once your beautiful new little person has been brought into the […]

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