Wellbeing

Starting your period - 5 books to inform and support

5 good books about starting your period

Can you imagine what it was like starting your period back in the days when nobody talked about periods? Perhaps you would wake in the night to blood-soaked sheets and the thought…

Self-kindness when you are a mum

5 gentle ways to for mums to practise self-kindness

A massive chunk of our role as mums is to be kind. But, while we get very good at treating others well, sometimes we forget to do the same for ourselves. Self-kindness…

The importance of we-time #wetime #couples #parenting

Me-time vs we-time: the fundamental importance of both

I spent my children’s early years craving me-time – it’s what mums do. Amidst the jungle of raising three little kids with big needs, I would raze space for myself. A half…

Change the way I do things

7 things I’ve changed to give me better mum life balance

By the end of last year, I felt totally depleted and fatigued by doing all the things that we mothers do.  The mothering, the schooling,  the working, the cooking, the washing, the…

New year's day for mums

Back to school is the real New Year’s Day for mums

My first kid went back to school today, the other two are in tomorrow. Which reminds me – tomorrow is my new year’s day for mums. Ignore the 1st January. It never…

How to be a mum when you’re exhausted

Some days, like today, I’m just a bone-weary exhausted mum. It comes from all the doing. It’s days like this when we are told to ‘just take a break’ or ‘be kind to…

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