We Need to Talk About Dad

My husband died six weeks ago. Sorry for this bald opening sentence, but I don’t find delicacy the best option. Speaking to various organisations (tax, banks, DVLA etc) in the last month has made me snort (inwardly) at the hastily assembled ‘passing away’ language they have been told to adopt by their managers. Our relationship…

Families Making a Difference: Brighton Foster Carers Chris and Kieran

Chris and Kieran interview To celebrate LGBT fostering and adoption week, we chat to Brighton foster carers Chris and Kieran about their experiences as foster parents for over 20 years. Chris and Kieran foster with Brighton and Hove City Council and have fostered 11 young people long term as well as supported children in numerous…

Surviving And Thriving in The Holiday Season

By Morgan Nichols www.wildmotherhood.com If you find the festive run up to Christmas, and the occasion itself, overwhelming or stressful, you are far from alone. And yet the overall message is that everyone is having a great time – and that there is something wrong with you if you have any other kinds of feelings…

Life: you’ve been doing it all wrong

Life: you’ve been doing it all wrong. Except you haven’t. But there’s lots of people out there trying to tell you that you have. During this season of celebration and reflection, try to ponder on the stuff that is working and plan to do more of that. As blighted 2016 draws to a close, our social…