For those of you who follow me on social media you may have seen that I'm 26 days into 100 days of happiness. My friend started doing it again and I thought it was an amazing way of finding something positive to focus on every day. Even if I've had a crappy day I still… Continue reading 100 days of happiness and me
The wee one is mega obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine. So much so that I can say with confidence that I can probably recite half of the episodes in my sleep. Big can now hear a snippet of the one the wee one is watching and tell us exactly what episode he's watching. As… Continue reading Thomas the Tank Engine and the many, many questions
This week The Independent published an article about mums of young children feeling guilty when they take time for themselves to exercise. A poll conducted by Sport England highlighted that of the 1006 mothers with children under six surveyed 77% said they would like to do more exercise, with 61% admitting that they would feel… Continue reading Exercise vs Mum Guilt
Our minds are wonderful weird places aren't they? I'm sure I'm not alone when I tell you I'm a huge over thinker. It's something I'm very aware of and most of the time I can keep in check. However, I know I'm particularly prone to over thinking when I'm over tired. I read somewhere that… Continue reading Over thinking…is it a bad thing?
I was going to apologise in advance for this post being a bit preachy then I thought, nah stuff it, actually this is pretty important. We're talking about the future of our children and the planet, it's OK to be a bit preachy. Tomorrow is World Environment Day. I wasn't really aware of it before… Continue reading World Environment Day
It's a saying you hear all the time isn't it? It takes a village to raise children. The thing is...do you need a village? I don't mean 'Do YOU need a village?' Uncle Sam style with pointed finger. It's more of a rhetorical 'Do you need a village to raise a family?'. Back in the… Continue reading Do you need a village to raise children?