Annie Tayleur

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Total 16 Posts

Stupid Anxious Brain

Yesterday I sat down to write something that was quite representative of my optimistic side. Which frankly is the side of myself I present to people most often and is the one I work best with. It helps me cope with this big old scary, beautiful, intense world (we’ve all

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For the Love of Mothers

I saw an article the other day online written by a woman who felt that she did not belong in a Mothers Group when she first became a parent and as such ditched them at a pretty early opportunity. Now, I don’t have anything against that in principle- everyone has

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A Little Message from a SAHM

About two years ago, I attended a program offered by my local council called ‘Baby Makes Three’. It was held at a community centre after hours so new parents could attend (including the working parent which was by and large the Dads in this case) with their new babies. They

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Second Baby Life

It’s been almost a year since my last blog post. Writing has always been a huge passion of mine but I must say over the last few years, I’ve really let big chunks of who I am fall by the wayside. I’m not really upset about that though- I have

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A Warrior Woman

In times of crises or difficulty, people often show you who they really are and what they’re made of. As such, in a birth space, a woman can display her true colours and character. This fact could not have had a truer example than the first client I took on

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A Circle of Support

I’m new to assisting at births. Honestly, if you had told me a few years ago that I would be taking on the role of support person to a birthing woman, I would probably have been a little shocked. And going into it isn’t at all what I thought it

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