So, as you may be aware, Halloween is right around the corner, and for us, we’ve chosen to ‘celebrate’ it the Sunday before.

For me and Rachel, starting family traditions is going to be very important to us. We love the idea of doing something as a family for all the occasions that you come across during the year. We’ll have some sort of egg hunt for Easter, a Christmas Eve box for Christmas, a fancy dinner for Thanksgiving (I know we’re not American so don’t say it) and heck, I even fancy doing something for all the random ones like St. Patrick’s day, St. David’s day, Independence Day and anything else that comes along.

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I’ll admit, that when we were getting everything ready for when Isabelle arrived, we didn’t put much thought into a baby carrier. Admittedly, we went cheap. £10.99 cheap to be precise. And in fairness, I didn’t actually mind the carrier that we had. If you want to read more about me and my experiences with the carrier, then feel free to read this.

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Well, here’s something I never thought I’d say, “today, we sat on the This Morning sofa and had a chat with Amanda Holden and Ben Shepherd about postnatal depression.” How Did We End Up On This Morning? Letting My Postnatal Depression Story Hit the News Outlets It all started last week. Someone from the Wales Online asked me whether it would be ok to run my postnatal depression story on the website accompanied by a doctors take on the illness to help back it up a bit. I was a little bit apprehensive about it, but eventually I thought to…

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To put it lightly, this week has been a rather bizarre one.

It started quite normally, and Tuesday saw us starting to wean Isabelle. Here she is getting her first taste of actual food:

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If you’re reading this then there’s a chance that you might be looking for ways to help with postnatal depression. What I have here is a toolkit. It’s a survival guide, advice page, suggestion list, whatever name you want to give it. But it’s aim is to help someone get through postnatal depression! Some of what I’ll cover here will also help with depression in general. This is basically a landing page for all the other pages that contains the advice. This is a growing list, so what you see here now might not be the same in three months time.…

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