An article, posted on the Daily Mail, has stated that "three babies are accidentally dying every WEEK while sleeping in their parents' bed with 141 fatalities in the past year alone." With a damning, misleading headline like that, I thought I'd look at the question "is co-sleeping safe?" It's very important to note how things are [...]
I'll write a little bit about why I chose each photo, maybe a little bit about the photo and what it might mean to me. I think part of the reason I'm doing this is the fact that we've recently bought a new camera, and as such I'm putting a lot more effort into taking pictures, so why not talk about them. Well, here we go:
Modern society is a stressful endeavour. It really shouldn't be, what with all the technological advances we've had over the recent years you'd think life would be much easier. But somehow, we're all a lot more stressed than we ever used to be. Personally, and I'm not backing this up with any research, I like to think that technology plays a rather large part.
When it comes to parenting, there are two very distinct ways that it can be viewed. There's the romanticised, idealistic view; and there's the much more realistic, real-life way. The first, is our dream view of how we are, or want to be, as parents. That's the view where we see ourselves with that grinning, [...]
When it comes to depression, it's incredibly important to have a place to be able to talk openly and honestly about how you are feeling. You have to be able to find support from others who have been where you are or empathise with your situation. The only problem is, that it's often a very hard thing to open up in front of others, face to face. Or maybe, perhaps, there isn't anywhere a person feels like they can go to where they can open up, and talking to their family isn't something they feel comfortable with either. That's where the internet comes in.