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The Open Mum

The ramblings of a working, single Mum, and aspiring writer, trying to navigate a pandemic.

Facing mortality

People seem to think that everything goes back to normal for you after you nearly die. They act like it’s done now, it’s in the past, you’re here and alive and so everything is good, life goes on. ‘I’m so glad you’re ok now!’ they say. Those words echo in my mind – am IContinue reading “Facing mortality”

It takes a village

‘It takes a village to raise a child’. I feel the truth, and sometimes pain of this a lot.  I’m definitely feeling the loss of my village. I think really I’m feeling the loss of having a partner with me, a person that I’m supposed to be sharing this wildly unknown, emotional, difficult new journeyContinue reading “It takes a village”


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