Browsing Tag: mental health

ease corona virus anxiety

11 Tips to help ease your Corona Virus Anxiety

I have always been anxious about all kinds of things, but after my daughter was sick after birth this really became a problem.  It was no longer something I could control or talk myself out of.  In the past couple of weeks my anxiety has once again gotten out of control.  I know I am […]

child anxiety is real

Child Anxiety is Real; Symptoms and Ways you can help

Child Anxiety is Real A moving and personal guest post about child anxiety.  This post may be a trigger for some.  It was written by Shire Lyon and I really thank her for sharing her story with us on such an important topic.    Child anxiety – it’s something that many people don’t believe exists. […]

mental health awareness week

Mental Health Awareness Week Ideas for the Family

Before I had my twins I would never have thought about my mental health.  I didn’t think I needed to, but that is the thing about your mental health it can change.  Who knows why this concept seemed so alien to me.  I mean I am not surprised when I am physically well and then […]

NICU Mummy #Worldmentalhealthday

Whilst researching this post I came across the statistic that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Since 2016 I have been one of the 1 in 4 as I struggled with being a NICU mummy and  the aftermath of my daughter NICU and subsequent hospital stays […]

A Mummy Holiday – leaving the kids

Firstly my lovely readers I need to apologize for being rather missing in action last week, but I was on a mummy holiday.  I went away to Mykonos and Paros for 5 days for my sister’s birthday – without the kids!! Leaving them was a super big deal for me and I wasn’t sure that […]

I want to be alone

Being alone – a mummy challenge

In the words of Greta Garbo ‘I want to be alone’.  This is a thought that I would never have had prior to having the littles.  Being an extrovert I love company and have always struggled when spending too much time alone.  Being alone is never something that appealed to me.  Even as a child […]