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How Two Grieving Mums ‘Automatically Had A Connection’ Thanks To This Heart-Shaped Necklace

Two grieving mothers were brought together by a heart-shaped necklace, even though they were “complete strangers”. One of the mums, named PJ-Darl Rivera Macalintal‎, was on the till at her pharmacy when a lady told her how beautiful her necklace was. The heart-shaped pendant featured two footprints on it, in memory of a baby she had…

Rebekah Vardy Shares Photos Before And After Giving Birth, Reminds Mums ‘Imperfection Is Beautiful’

Rebekah Vardy has shared photos of her body during and post-pregnancy to remind other mothers “perfection does not exist”. The 34-year-old, who gave birth to her second child with her husband Jamie Vardy on 8 January 2017, also reflected on the challenges of parenthood. “Our bodies go through so many changes growing a baby, it’s not…

Mum Photographs Five-Year-Old As Inspiring Feminist Heroes To Prove She Can Be Whoever She Wants To Be

A mum and her five-year-old daughter created an inspiring photo project honouring feminist heroes throughout history. Jessica Solarcyzk, 37, a photographer from Pennsylvania in the US, originally photographed her daughter, Emerson Rose, as Rosie the Riveter, for her 87-year-old grandmother. The idea turned into a photo series following a conversation Solarcyzk had with her daughter…

I Didn’t Sleep

I didn’t sleep. For the two nights that you spent making your descent into the world, your pushes and shoves becoming more insistent as you drew ever closer to your journey’s end. ‘Mummy,’ your sharp movements told me as you determinedly moved forward. ‘I’m coming. I need you.’ As you made your tricky traverse, your…

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