• Mental Health

    Why Self Care Should be a Priority as a Mum

    As a mum, or a parent in general, I find it is so easy to overlook my own well being. I’m talking a rounded well being here – physical, emotional, psychological. I spend so much of my time worrying about…

  • General

    Autumn Craft Ideas

    Autumn is, without a doubt, my favourite time of year. The colours, the smells, the feel of the cool air – I love it all! One thing I struggle with though, is keeping my son occupied when we are at…

  • General

    Finding a Routine That Works

    As I’m sure it is with most people, I work best with structure and routine. With my daily mental health battles, it is so easy for me to become overwhelmed by the smallest things. The routine I am in at…

  • Mental Health

    7 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness

    The first big question here, is what is mindfulness? Well simply put, mindfulness is a type of self care. I’d even argue that it’s the most important type. Strangely enough, mindfulness is all about really putting your mind to work…

  • Family

    Nursing Boxes for Young Children

    I remember first being introduced to the idea of nursing boxes when my partner’s sister had her second child. She had a special box that she had created for her first born, which had all sorts of activities/toys that he…

  • Mental Health

    10 Signs you’re an overthinker

    Overthinking is a bitch. There’s no better way to describe it. It is anxiety inducing and bloody exhausting. It can turn the simplest of pleasures into such an ordeal that you become unable to enjoy it; a simple trip to…

  • Family

    Quitting the Day Job

    I have just printed and signed my letter of resignation, which will be delivered later today on the nursery run. I am quitting the day job, after being with the company for five years. Liberation and fear are in equal…

  • Eco-friendly living
    General,  Reviews

    REVIEW: Crochet dish scrubbers and cloths

    Back in April, I posted on Instagram and Facebook about some new dish scrubbers and cloths I had purchased from Crochet Over the Rainbow. I promised a review, and here it is! Albeit a little later than intended…but life happened.…

  • self care
    Mental Health

    What is Self-Care and how can you practice it?

    Self-care is all about making the time to look after yourself. It’s about figuring out what you need, and acting on it. To implement self-care in your life, is to understand that you need to look after yourself in order…


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