Self care is a much talked about subject at the moment. With the rise in conversations about mental health it has become a very important part of recovery. However, self care can mean something different to everyone and whether it is grabbing an hour for yourself with a good book, looking after your body or practising something such as writing in a journal every day to help with mental health it is very important. So if you buying a Christmas gift this year for someone who is a great believer in self care or someone who you think might need…

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It’s nearly that time of year when the kids start writing their letters to Santa, my kids have already done it and this year Santa wrote them a letter back too! You just can’t beat the magic of Christmas with kids can you? When that Santa letter drops on the doormat there is a lot of excitement and a huge sign that Christmas is well and truly on it’s way. Magic Santa Letters very kindly offered to do our Santa letters this year I can honestly say that Santa did good this year! These were by far the most magical…

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If your kids are like mine then Christmas is very much on their radar now. Around this time of year I like to get the Christmas books out to read to them. Little Man especially loves a Christmas story so I am always on the look out for new ones that are a bit different to the norm. We were very kindly sent Santa’s Wish by Samuel Langley-Swain to review and this book has definitely ticked a lot of my Christmas book boxes! What’s it about? The book is described in the blurb as a modern twist on the Christmas classic and this…

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**Trigger Warning – Baby Loss** Losing a baby was by far the most isolating time of my life for me. I had wonderful supportive people around me but when you are in the depths of grief you can’t believe that anyone can even begin to understand how you are feeling. Life was whizzing on around me and my whole world felt it had stopped with my 3 year old boy at home, one twin in Neonatal and of course her sister who had been born asleep not with me anymore. My head was a mess, I was a mess and…

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I have written before about how body confidence is something I don’t have a lot of. In that post I explain how I often feel guilty for not having that confidence because there is so much out there on social media telling me how I should be proud of my Mum bod. Don’t get me wrong I am proud of what it has done and that it grew my 3 babies but I do have a very unhealthy relationship with my body. I don’t like what I see when I look in the mirror; when I put weight on it…

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