Lockdown for most of us hasn't been bed of roses. Most of us have struggled in some way, shape or form but as the changes to lockdown start to unfold I can't help but feel a little sad for my children, particularly Big who is five (and half as he regularly reminds us). I feel… Continue reading Lockdown and Mum guilt
The tragic death of Caroline Flack has highlighted the real need for us as a society to be mindful of the impact we can have on other people's mental health. Why is it that some people feel that it is perfectly acceptable to knock others down rather than build them up? It's not just the… Continue reading Mental health matters
I've just realised it's been nearly two months since my last post. Life has been super busy and if I'm honest I've just not found the time to write anything, or the inclination. As we come to the end of 2019 and head into 2020 it's a time for reflection for most of us. I… Continue reading As new year approaches…be kind to yourself
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?