When do you know your family is complete? 7 min read
I thought three children was what I wanted—but my heart had other plans. Losing two babies along the way however, wasn't part of it.
Why I don't feel the need to be a perfect mum 4 min read
It was an off-hand remark by another mum, but one that gave me plenty of guilt and changed my life forever.
I skipped cancer treatment to save my unborn baby 1 min read
Journalist Elle Halliwell faced an impossible choice: should she start cancer treatment or risk her life and continue her pregnancy?
A mother's sacrifice 1 min read
It’s 2 am in the morning. Rain is pounding on the tin roof. Elvira wants to just roll over and fall back to sleep—but nature calls.
"My one parenting regret" 4 min read
"She needs to still have a relationship with him, but even letting her see or talk to him can mean days, or even weeks of problems."
“I have multiple sclerosis and I don’t think I’ll make it the whole way standing.” 3 min read
Raising children can be difficult, but what if you have multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Osteopathy saved me as a mum 1 min read
"It was hard not to be able to give him that sort of close care that I wanted to."
The juggle 3 min read
. . . we’re all juggling. We’re all struggling with the juggling, but we’re all making it work as best we can.
"My premature triplets died and then my husband was diagnosed with brain cancer." 7 min read
Sophie Smith shares her heartbreaking and inspirational story of the origins of the “Running for Premature Babies” movement.