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3 Things I Love About Being a Mum [GUEST BLOG]

I noticed recently just how much there is online about how tough being a mum can be and detailing everyday examples that people you encounter in the outside world would otherwise not have had a clue you had gone through that day. These posts are extremely important and we should write and read them as… Continue reading 3 Things I Love About Being a Mum [GUEST BLOG]

Breastfeeding · Children · Growing Pains · Motherhood · parenting · Relationships · Routines · toddlers

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

Adventures · Children · Food · Motherhood · Outdoors · parenting · Relationships · toddlers

3 Things I Would Do If I Had Unlimited Energy [GUEST BLOG]

Energy…..HA. What’s that, mate??! I’ve joined the wonderful team at Brain Füd to contribute as a regular guest blogger. Brain Füd have developed a range of drinks as healthy alternatives to the energy drinks we see on the market today. They have natural ingredients, no added sugar and provide the same amount of caffeine as… Continue reading 3 Things I Would Do If I Had Unlimited Energy [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

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

Anxiety · birth · Breastfeeding · Children · Feminism · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · parenting · Pregnancy · Relationships

You Might Not Have That Rush of Love After Your Baby is Born…and That’s OK

After Biggest was born, following a textbook delivery in the birth pool, I lifted her out of the water and held her to my chest, waiting for this magical, other-worldly explosion of love that everyone says you will get to overcome me. But it didn’t. I thought maybe you had to wait a little while.… Continue reading You Might Not Have That Rush of Love After Your Baby is Born…and That’s OK