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Emotional Wellbeing

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mental illness

“I remember it in the pit of my stomach when signing for the loan to renovate our house. In my hands, when giving a presentation at work. In the lump deep within when staring at the ultrasound and hearing no heartbeat. You would have noticed it in me if you looked up. It would be found in the absent days from work. The tired eyes and the shaking hands. At times you would have seen the tears.” This is a must-read, mums. Trust us.

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to the mums who feel invisible

“Crusts off sandwiches get cut off. The green cup is replaced with the blue cup before a tantrum ensues. A favourite shirt is hand-washed over and over again every night so it’s ready to wear the next day when they wake up. But nothing gets said.”
Just wait, mums, one day, the words will come. To the mums who feel invisible, this is for you.

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