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Mum of boys

Mum of boys

Lisa’s mum of boys musings When I was younger I could never picture myself as a mother. No matter how hard I tried I just couldn’t conjure up the image of me with children. Then after being with my partner for 11 years (engaged for nearly 10 of those years) we decided...

Global hand washing day – 15th Oct

Global hand washing day – 15th Oct

I didn’t know until recently there was such a day as Global hand washing day but I knew it is one that would be greatly appreciated by preemie parents all over the world! This global day encourages that hand washing with soap and at certain times of the day can have...

Confidence in being a mum

Confidence in being a mum

Written by Michelle Lacey What is confidence? Confidence is a feeling of belief in you and your abilities, that you are enough and you are doing enough. There are few times in our lives we feel more exposed and doubt ourselves more, than when bring a small human into...

Hidden Heroes Day and World Heart Day

Hidden Heroes Day and World Heart Day

The 29th of September is a busy day for days of interest. These two topics are close to our hearts for different reasons. We have come across many hidden heroes and my son had a heart condition when he was born. Those that have followed Presents For Preemies blog for...

Take a look at the Preemie octopus

Take a look at the Preemie octopus

Having a premature baby is such a stressful time. Everyone talks about welcoming a child into the world as being magical and wonderful. Welcoming a preemie is downright scary. Watching your little miracle and all they achieve can be described as magical but not in the...

Emergency services day – cancelled!

Emergency services day – cancelled!

This year emergency services day has been cancelled. Usually they would hold big events so that you can see how the emergency services work in your community. Instead they will be running a big media campaign and lots of virtual events will be taking place instead. We...

The mum juggle is real

The mum juggle is real

Becoming a mum is one of the hardest jobs even if being a mum comes really easy to you the mum juggle is real! I have had a lot of mums say to me that they don’t know how I fit everything in. Some days I don’t know myself. Stacey said to me a few months back that I...