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One handed tea.What's your one handed parenting tip? Or can you go hands free?

One handed tea.What's your one handed parenting tip? Or can you go hands free?

I would be the first to admit that yesterday was a shocker of a day.

I would be the first to admit that yesterday was a shocker of a day.

The last few months have literally felt like an uphill battle. It seemed like no matter what obstacle I managed to conquer there would be a bigger nastier one around the corner waiting to strike with a vengeance.  To be frank I literally felt alone and stuck in a big black hole with absolutely no comprehendible way out. These are the best words I can use to describe what is now known to be perinatal depression or more specifically antenatal or postnatal depression.

The last few months have literally felt like an uphill battle. It seemed like no matter what obstacle I managed to conquer there would be a bigger nastier one around the corner waiting to strike with a vengeance. To be frank I literally felt alone and stuck in a big black hole with absolutely no comprehendible way out. These are the best words I can use to describe what is now known to be perinatal depression or more specifically antenatal or postnatal depression.

For 2014 Project Mummy wants to embark on a bold  mission to find and profile some of these amazing women and award them a gift of thanks for their hard yet fantastic work.

For 2014 Project Mummy wants to embark on a bold mission to find and profile some of these amazing women and award them a gift of thanks for their hard yet fantastic work.

Due to unexpected complications in my pregnancy my son was born prematurely and suffered some health problems as a result.

Due to unexpected complications in my pregnancy my son was born prematurely and suffered some health problems as a result.

Having been short on hanging space in our house I was faced with the thought of either sacrificing some space I was using for my own clothes (clearly least preferable), folding my daughters dresses (hard to find and more ironing… yuck) or creating more hanging space.

Having been short on hanging space in our house I was faced with the thought of either sacrificing some space I was using for my own clothes (clearly least preferable), folding my daughters dresses (hard to find and more ironing… yuck) or creating more hanging space.

Overtired parents seek date night.. need I say more?

Overtired parents seek date night.. need I say more?

One sticking point of motherhood I still haven't got use to and strangely never anticipated was the eliminated ability to have a hot cup of tea, coffee or anything!

One sticking point of motherhood I still haven't got use to and strangely never anticipated was the eliminated ability to have a hot cup of tea, coffee or anything!