Tag: self care

selfless mother

Is being a selfless mother being a good mother?

Let’s face it the minute you have a baby everything else seems to fade away and nothing is more important that than baby.  But, it is such a massive change it may not instantly feel right that everything to do with you is now secondary.  This is where that dreaded mum guilt comes into play.  […]

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happiness is

Happiness is …

Happiness is … was the theme for a whole week of term at my son’s school.  *POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS* They were doing Thai chi every morning, learning about healthy eating options, making smoothies, dancing, singing and generally exploring what makes them happy.  It got me thinking…  What makes me truly happy and if asked to […]

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things no one told me about being mummy

Things No One Told me about being a mummy

There are things no one told me about being a mummy that I am glad they didn’t share you know like their birth stories or worst still birth videos, but there are also things no one told me about being a mummy that I wish I had known so that I could have been prepared.  […]

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At Home Teeth Whitening: Does it Work?

Professional Teeth Whitening – At Home! Post contains affiliate links Before I had my children, I never drank caffeine and I don’t like red wine so I didn’t really think the colour of my teeth was an issue, but since they came along, I have become a coffee addict and I have really started to […]

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Happy New Year – Welcome 2019!

So 2018 is on its ways out imminently and I couldn’t welcome 2019 in without writing a post.  I am not one for resolutions as such as I am not sure they really help, but at this time of year I do like to have a bit of a reflection on the past year and […]

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Quick Beauty Boosting Tips for Busy Mums

Quick Beauty-Boosting Tips for Busy Mums Only another mum can understand how little time you really have for yourself once you have children. Although it is extremely difficult, you need to find a moment for yourself.   Self care and taking time for you is vital for your mental health apart from anything else.  Let’s also […]

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Choc Chick Raw Chocolate Treats #Blogtober18 Day 17

It is #chocolateweek and I am all in.  Any excuse right!  Luckily Choc Chick Raw Chocolates have just launched two new products;  Plantain Bites and Quinoa Pops and they sent me some to try.   There is nothing I enjoy more than chocolate arriving in the post so I was more than happy to give them […]

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Self Care after giving birth

This post was originally going to be about self care for mum’s whose babies had spent time in the NICU. However, as I sat down to write this post I realised that I should have look after myself better after each of my 3 pregnancies.  We need to look after ourselves so we can look […]

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I want to be alone

I want to be 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 […]

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