All new mums are entering into unknown murky waters when becoming a parent for the first time, nobody can prepare you for what’s to come once your child arrives. However, there were certain things that I feel I could have been better prepared for if people had been honest with me. There seems to be an unwritten rule that mums don’t tell mums to be … Continue reading Be More Honest Mums!
Writing this post makes me feel nauseous, but for that reason I think it’s a meaningful post to write. I can’t be the only parent that has found this subject a challenge to approach with their little ones. It’s not a lighthearted subject and it upsets me that this is something we need to approach as parents, but the importance of being a responsible parent … Continue reading The Stranger Danger Talk Makes Me Sick
There are so many women who inspire me on a regular basis – whether it’s a friend, a work colleague or even a Mum with three kids on the train doing the best she can not to lose her shit. I respect and look up to certain ladies for different reasons and take inspiration from my fellow females to be a better version of myself. … Continue reading To The Women Who Inspire Me
By WE I mean mums and by ALL I mean be a parent AND have a career. Any working mum will have pondered this thought many times and often doubted that she could. I am a mum with two children Max (6) and Isabelle (2) and I work. Being a mum, a wife, an employee – all while trying to maintain some degree of a … Continue reading Can We Have It All?
This is not the first time I have written about my struggles with anxiety. I have suffered from anxiety for most of my adult life in different forms and extremes. While I manage it well (I think) and keep it under control in my own ways (which I will come onto later) there are times when it takes hold of me and I feel like … Continue reading Living With Anxiety
When you become a parent there is no chance your relationship with your other half will escape unscathed. When you are in the initial early stages of parenthood you are in a bubble of excitement and elation that your new little bundle has arrived into your lives. You are in a haze of newborn deliciousness and awe. However, once tiredness and the magnitude of the … Continue reading Having A Baby Re-Defines Your Relationship
Mental health in males – you are probably thinking “why the hell is she writing about that?” to be honest this is a subject I have not paid much attention to until recently. So why now? This has a lot to do with the fantastic work being done to raise awareness of the subject, it is very poignant and has made me, and I hope … Continue reading It Takes Balls To Talk