• 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…

  • mental health awareness
    Mental Health

    Ditch those Negative Words

    During one of my talking therapy sessions for PND, I had one of my negative cycles pointed out. It was quite enlightening, and such a lightbulb moment. So often we get caught up in these cycles without even realising, because…

  • Mental health awareness
    Mental Health

    The Storm that follows the Calm

    Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. My mental health is something that I have struggled with since I was a child, and so this is something I feel incredibly passionate about. I’d like to…

  • motherhood
    Mental Health

    Second Child: Where is the Support?

    I wrote previously about my experiences of becoming a mum for the first time. It was not what I expected it to be, and it left me feeling confused and overwhelmed. This time round, everything is different. My daughter is…

  • mental health
    Mental Health

    My First Child: Expectations vs Reality

    As a mum, you’re expected to love every single moment you spend with your kids. You get told to savour the moment, to enjoy it whilst it lasts. You’re expected to drop everything in order to devote 110% of your…

  • feminism
    Mental Health

    Feminism vs Motherhood

    I’m an old school feminist. What I mean by that, is I’m all about equality between men and women. I don’t like what feminism has become, with so many women fighting to be seen as better than men. Can we…

  • magic mayhem repeat
    General

    …and so our story begins.

    I believe all parents will agree that life with children is full of both magic and mayhem. It can switch up in a second, and leave you feeling battered and bruised, or remind you just how amazing parenthood can be.

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