If you think that title is a mouthful, wait till you listen to the episode…
I was so overwhelmed to be invited to be part of Maisie Nicholls’ ‘The Postnatal Podcast’ that despite being way out of my comfort zone, I couldn’t refuse.
more “The Postnatal Podcast; talking new motherhood, identity, baby loss, pregnancy after loss, sobriety and mental health”
When it comes to beauty treatments, I guess I’m medium to low maintenance kind of girl.
more “The beauty experiment of 2020”
Wellbeing. It’s a 21st century buzz phrase that gets used all over with little consideration. But what exactly does wellbeing mean to you? To me? To each other?
more “Wellbeing comes in all shapes and sizes”
I have no doubt that one day we will look back to this time and one of our lasting memories as a family will be experiencing it on wheels.
more “I want to ride my lockdown bicycle”
I’ve flippantly declared over the years that at many a fork in the road, I have felt a pull towards doing teacher training. Maybe it’s in my genes, coming from a long line of teachers and head teachers, with so many of my prior generation working in education and social care. Or, perhaps it has always appealed to do something truly giving back to the next generation; chasing a dream of a vocation, and big ideas of being everyone’s favourite teacher.
more “10 things I have learnt about home schooling”
I’m coming up to two years sober which is something I never thought I’d hear myself say. The story isn’t new, and it’s all here on the blog already, but as I have found my stride and my confidence alcohol free in a booze loving world, it’s time for the sober story, 2020 edition.
more “10 reasons why I gave up drinking alcohol”
In an era where Women are encouraged to have it all, there is little wonder so many Mothers go through struggles with their mental health. Growing up with ambition and enthusiasm for both academia and career, it always frustrated me when I was asked whether I would pursue my career after having children – I could not fathom why I couldn’t possibly have both.
more “Modern Motherhood – A post for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 #MHAW2020”
I’ve spoken openly and without shame about mental health for some time, in hope that it provides a small offering of solidarity; how motherhood and it’s challenges affect real people, real women, real Mum’s. Mum’s like me.
more “Positives in the pandemic; Coming off antidepressants”
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After pregnancy, a new Mum may experience some form of hair loss. This hair loss may be extreme (in clumps) or may just be slightly thinning in some areas. Postpartum hair loss is a side effect that some new mothers face after giving birth to their new baby. Mothers can lose their hair for up to a year post delivery. With everything a new Mum is trying to adjust to, this is not something you want to have to worry about.
more “Postpartum hair loss in new Mothers”
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has only been prevalent for a few short months, the virus has severely impacted all parts of our life. Between the lives it has taken, to the influence it’s had on the way we work, interact, and socialize, everything has completely changed. As a result, most of us have no choice but to stay home for the time being and adjust to our new reality.
more “Coronavirus Care: Wellness Tips to Try During Social Distancing”