51 min

Without my Mam: Grief when gone too soon - Nikki Whelan everymum

    • Parenting

This is an episode about a daughter, who loves her mother.  
3 years ago, Nikki Whelan and her family lost their mum Tina Fitzpatrick to luekemia.
Tina was a young woman, still in her 50’s, and was lost all too soon. 
And after a listener asked everymum to cover the topic of mothering without your mother everymum asked Nikki a mum of 3, and owner of Little Bow Pip & Backstreet Dance Studio Dublin to be our guest and share her experience of losing her mam, the grief, the strength and the impact it’s had on Nikki as a mother herself. 
Nikki was a mum of 2 when Tina passed away in 2018 but has since had baby Sonny.
She explains the incredible special relationship Tina had with Nikki’s two children and how different the experience of a new baby is without her, how special yet poignant Sonny’s birth was and how while on a family wedding in Portugal, Nikki needed her mam like never before. 
We will never stop loving our children and our mothers will never stop loving us. 
Even if they are gone too soon. 
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If you enjoyed this conversation subscribe, rate or leave a review. Share this episode across social and get in touch with us, our host Sinead O'Moore this week’s guest  @nikki_whelan_  on instagram


everymum the podcast is kindly supported by Waterwipes proven to be purer than cotton wool and water.
This season is supported by one of the most essential products for every mum from that first nappy change to those messy weaning months, WaterWipes, the worlds purest baby wipes. Made here in Ireland, WaterWipes are NOW 100% biodegradable and compostable wipes while being suitable for sensitive newborn and even premature skin. As the number one wipe in Ireland* together we are committed to providing more support for parents with trusted products and this podcast.
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*Based on total market, value sales, YTD & L12W. Nielsen read 27th Dec. 
**Within 12 weeks in an industrial setting/plant in accordance with EN13432. Wipe material





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This is an episode about a daughter, who loves her mother.  
3 years ago, Nikki Whelan and her family lost their mum Tina Fitzpatrick to luekemia.
Tina was a young woman, still in her 50’s, and was lost all too soon. 
And after a listener asked everymum to cover the topic of mothering without your mother everymum asked Nikki a mum of 3, and owner of Little Bow Pip & Backstreet Dance Studio Dublin to be our guest and share her experience of losing her mam, the grief, the strength and the impact it’s had on Nikki as a mother herself. 
Nikki was a mum of 2 when Tina passed away in 2018 but has since had baby Sonny.
She explains the incredible special relationship Tina had with Nikki’s two children and how different the experience of a new baby is without her, how special yet poignant Sonny’s birth was and how while on a family wedding in Portugal, Nikki needed her mam like never before. 
We will never stop loving our children and our mothers will never stop loving us. 
Even if they are gone too soon. 
x

If you enjoyed this conversation subscribe, rate or leave a review. Share this episode across social and get in touch with us, our host Sinead O'Moore this week’s guest  @nikki_whelan_  on instagram


everymum the podcast is kindly supported by Waterwipes proven to be purer than cotton wool and water.
This season is supported by one of the most essential products for every mum from that first nappy change to those messy weaning months, WaterWipes, the worlds purest baby wipes. Made here in Ireland, WaterWipes are NOW 100% biodegradable and compostable wipes while being suitable for sensitive newborn and even premature skin. As the number one wipe in Ireland* together we are committed to providing more support for parents with trusted products and this podcast.
Subscribe now to join our everymum community of over 225,000 mums in Ireland to receive your FREE GIFT BAG and a the support every mum needs.

*Based on total market, value sales, YTD & L12W. Nielsen read 27th Dec. 
**Within 12 weeks in an industrial setting/plant in accordance with EN13432. Wipe material





See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 min