TFMR : We lost our babies too

Despite the happy chaos of our every day family life, the trauma of losing our second daughter is never far from my mind. It’s a grief that has undoubtedly eased and lessened with time, but one that we carry with us as part of our very being; our family story and a memory that is important to preserve.

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Tips to reduce anxiety in daily life

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There has never been such a focus on mental health as there is now. And with anxiety disorders being the most common mental illness in the UK, it is no surprise.

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Chain Reaction: Could Cycling Be The Ideal Sport For Your Home School?

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When school closures were whispered about this time last year, it seemed like we were on the brink of apocalypse. Parents, like everyone else, fluctuated between thinking ‘surely not’ and ‘we’re all doomed’. And, when the homeschooling bomb was finally dropped back in late March, it came as a huge blow, especially amidst predictions of ‘a doomed generation.’

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Becoming a sober Mum

It’s been a while since I reflected on how life is going alcohol free, since I packed in the bad habits almost three years ago in the late summer of 2018.

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The aspects of health that you shouldn’t overlook

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There are some aspects of our health that far too many of us are guilty of overlooking. In a way, that’s to be expected; it’s hard to stay on top of everything and make decisions that will help us maintain good health going forward. However, it can be done.

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Did Coronavirus propel us into the future, or the past?

As a kid, I had a pretty clear vision of how the future looked. I mean, the Jetsons had it all mapped out for us didn’t they?

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Home Work Outs with @FitwithFrank

Over the past five years my general fitness has improved (from a baseline of zero it really wasn’t hard) through running and the occasional bit of yoga courtesy of You Tube or a DVD I was bought for Christmas 2017.

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An alcohol free drink for all seasons (+ @WisebartenderUK discount code)

When I first started drinking as a teenager, there was no denying that the foul taste of an alcoholic drink was tolerated to get to the dizzy heights of feeling inebriated.

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You, me & ADHD

Parenthood has dealt us some unexpected hands over the years, and much of the path has been long and winding, sometimes with twists and turns and often, a total mystery. lost in the dark without a map.

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How to make putting your health first easier

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When you’re a parent, naturally your whole life revolves around your little ones, and it’s often hard to make any time for yourself. This means that a lot of parents can often feel stuck in a rut when it comes to their health, feeling like they’re unable to make changes to enhance and improve their health.

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