CHD

Sharing our experiences of parenting a child with a congenital heart defect

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on the 15th of each month and stays open for a week so there is plenty of time to share your… View Post

The loneliness of 3AM

The loneliness of 3AM

3AM. I am sitting between my children’s beds, holding a hand each as I wait for them to go back to sleep. Listening to my husband snoring. In this moment I feel so utterly alone.   Successive nights of interrupted sleep have broken me. 3AM is when I snap, when… View Post

Heart to Heart – September 2017

Heart to Heart – September 2017

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on the 15th of each month and stays open for a week so there is plenty of time to share your… View Post

Heart to Heart – August 2017

Heart to Heart – August 2017

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on the 15th of each month and stays open for a week so there is plenty of time to share your… View Post

Reflections of a heart mummy: it’s all …

Reflections of a heart mummy: it’s all in the little moments

It’s in the little moments that the reality of being a heart mum hits me most. The little moments that catch me off-guard and bring tears to my eyes. Seeing my daughter enjoying a ballet class. Watching her play in the playground with her friends. The way she reaches out… View Post

Heart to Heart – July 2017

Heart to Heart – July 2017

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on the 15th of each month and stays open for a week so there is plenty of time to share your… View Post