Wellbeing

Parental resilience - how to increase your ability to cope, so you can better help the kids

5 ways to build your parental resilience

Resilience is a hot topic, almost always in the context of our children. But what about parental resilience? It makes sense that resilient parents have a better chance of raising resilient kids.…

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…

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