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SAHM Morning Routine With a Baby and a Toddler

Littlest is 7 months old now and a small level of predictability is beginning to return to the rhythm of life we currently jive to. Treading water with the housework, meal planning, work, cooking and quality time with the kids and Danny has been really hard the last half a year, harder than when Biggest… Continue reading SAHM Morning Routine With a Baby and a Toddler

Anxiety · birth · Birth Trauma · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · postnatal anxiety · Pregnancy

Why Birth Experience Matters (Even for ‘Textbook’ Births) [GUEST BLOG]

I have guest blogged before about how my birth experience with Biggest triggered the postnatal anxiety I suffered with for months afterwards, despite the process being straightforward and what is typically seen as ‘trauma-free’. This week, I provided a more detailed account as my first guest post over at Consult My Baby with my reflections on the… Continue reading Why Birth Experience Matters (Even for ‘Textbook’ Births) [GUEST BLOG]

Anxiety · Autism · Children · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · parenting · Relationships · toddlers

Why Autism Awareness is Necessary in an Anti-Child Society​

Today is International Autism Awareness Day and it got me thinking…why is autism awareness necessary? To answer that question we need to take a look at society itself. I recently wrote about how we refuse to grant children the same basic rights adults automatically have, as a society, simply because they are children (and often… Continue reading Why Autism Awareness is Necessary in an Anti-Child Society​

Anxiety · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · parenting · Pregnancy · Relationships

The ‘1 in 4’ Mental Health Myth

I love the work of Mind, one of the UK’s leading mental health charities and have previously worked with them as a media volunteer. They are one of many who share the statistic that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem each year. While the fact itself isn’t a myth, and… Continue reading The ‘1 in 4’ Mental Health Myth

Anxiety · Food · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · Relationships

The Ultimate Weight Loss Hypnotherapy Programme (Review)

Full disclosure: I was given access to the full Ultimate Weight Loss Hypnosis Programme free of charge in exchange for an honest review. This post also contains affiliate links whereby I’ll receive a percentage of the sale if you choose to purchase the programme via the link. I’ve always had a funny sort of relationship… Continue reading The Ultimate Weight Loss Hypnotherapy Programme (Review)

Children · Growing Pains · health · Motherhood · parenting · toddlers

8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down

If you’re the mum of a toddler who you’ve never had any trouble with in getting them to brush their teeth I think I’m quite happy to stick my neck on the line and say you are in a very small minority. It’s recommended that you begin brushing your baby’s teeth as soon as they… Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down