Holly Christie

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Parenting & Forgiveness

Life massively changes when you have a baby. The day to day routines completely change and we're all told to expect chaos and sleepless nights. What is not often touched on is how much your relationships change once there's a... Continue Reading →

Feeling Broken

Do you ever get those times in your life where you just feel completely and utterly broken? I've had a week of feeling like that now. Don't get me wrong, I can still function (just) but right now nothing feels... Continue Reading →

Another (very different) Podcast

I love listening to podcasts and I will go as far as saying that listening to certain podcasts have definitely changed and helped shape my life. Let me explain.... I started listening to podcasts last year at the same time... Continue Reading →

My first Podcast

I just realised I haven't posted for two and a half weeks. Given that I didn't post for 4 years this is no biggie but I don't want to get complacent either. I love this blog and have struggled with... Continue Reading →

Bravery during darkness

The first memories I have of feelings of depression, the hopelessness and worthlessness was when I was six years old. They may have been there earlier but I definitely remember feeling it at six which was a full 30 years ago.... Continue Reading →

Be Complicated

Last week I recorded a podcast for my friend's SuperMum Podcast - it was about solo parenting and what can happen at the end of a relationship. (It's out on 1st May - I'll post the link when it's live).... Continue Reading →

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Stormy days

Ok I admit it. Tonight I'm feeling 'wallow-ey'. I recently wrote saying that of course there are difficult days amidst a separation, losing friends and finding a new normal and I guess today is just a difficult day. I realise... Continue Reading →

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The Crafty Momma

When I am not a Scientist, I am a runner, a baker, a reader, a writer, a mother, a Christian, a liberal, a wife, a church goer, and a work in progress

A blog for parents. Published every Monday morning 6am GMT.

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