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
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?
We're half way through May which means I've reached the half way point for Miles for Mind. I challenged myself to run 75 miles across May in order to raise awareness around mental health and well being. I'll be honest, it's been a bit more of a bumpy ride to get here than I'd anticipated.… Continue reading Miles for Mind Update
Are you ok? Three simple words, but for some of us is difficult to answer. How many of us are truly honest with ourselves and friends and families when we're struggling? I know I'm not. This week is UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness week (29 April 2019 - 5 May 2019 and today specifically… Continue reading Are you ok?
If you're ever looking for things to do in and around Cardiff with young children I can highly recommend the Heath Minature Railway and Tramway. We've been regularly since the big one was small. It's a fab day out... The boys are train mad, especially the wee one, so it's always a brilliant day out.… Continue reading Heath Miniature Railway