Words from the soul: why we chose letter-writing as an engagement format’

Loved being a part of this beautiful, cathartic, much needed project

Milk Monologues

Emotional, honest and raw. We shed tears as we opened the letters and read these beautiful truths from our brave participants. And laughed, and smiled, as we reflected on our own journeys.

“Recently, my mum and I had a chat about breastfeeding and why we didn’t want to do it, and she felt very emotional during our talk. She felt like she’d let me down. I’ve never seen it that way. I too, am very private, and chose not to breastfeed because, like my mum, it didn’t sit well with me, but I don’t believe this has had an effect on the way I parent”

“A midwife…I can describe only as young, very young, with blonde plaited hair, asked me if I was going to breastfeed and I said no and then she said “oh, I see, so you are one of those awful people who don’t deserve to have…

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Published by The Mum Daze

I’m Kelly. I’m 34 and I am a primary school teacher (when I’m not mumming). I live in a thin, tall house with my thinnish, quite tall husband and two beautiful boys. I love writing, and am trying to keep it up so I can keep a piece of me.

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