TW: includes discussion about baby loss, death and grief.

Sarah Gwonyoma, founder of @WhatSarahReadNext talks honestly about what happens when life throws a lot of grief your way, coping when life is turned upside down, and making big career moves when she stopped to work out what she really wanted.   

As part of our Motherhood series, Sarah talks with Steph about how it feels to become fixated with having a baby, and going through multiple losses and IVF while everyone around you seems to be getting pregnant. Sarah has been through so much, in addition to baby loss, with the death of her brother and her husband; as she says ‘She’s taken a load for the team’. After the death of husband Tim and at the start of the pandemic, Sarah – who lives with her son in Fiji – took stock of her 20 year career in International Development and decided on a career change, turning her passion for books in to her job. 

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Find Sarah on Instagram @whatsarahreadnext where you’ll find book recommendations, reviews and author chat, as well as a world of colour Sarah G Style.

Don’t Buy Her Flowers is donating £1 from every Mother’s Day order to Home-Start UK, a nationwide charity who help families with young children through their challenging times.

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