Defining {Friendships}

I’ve written this post because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about friendships – how they change over time but also how my response to friendships has changed.  I’m a very open minded person.  I be-friend people easily and sometimes this doesn’t work out for the best.  Sometimes I’m not the best fit for peopleContinue reading “Defining {Friendships}”

Running for {Mental} Health | {re-post from May 2017}

This is an old post from my previous blog Tales of a Wannabe Perfect Housewife which I wrote back in May 2017. After taking a short turn around the block this morning I thought I’d re-post it here for anyone who fancies giving it a read ♥︎ When I first started running I did soContinue reading “Running for {Mental} Health | {re-post from May 2017}”

Supporting mums through {Yoga} | Guest Post from Lynley at {Topknot Yoga}

I used to practice yoga {very much as an amateur} over a decade ago and it has always held a special place in my heart. Since then I’ve dipped in and out of the odd session never really finding a way for it to fit in with my now very different life. With that inContinue reading “Supporting mums through {Yoga} | Guest Post from Lynley at {Topknot Yoga}”

Project {Simplify}

Truth be told I’ve had a version of this blog post in my head for probably close to 2 years now. It started when I was pregnant with Penny and had an overwhelming desire to declutter {hello nesting}. We had {have} SO.MUCH.STUFF. It was exhausting. Constantly cleaning, moving things around, re-organising, getting rid of stuffContinue reading “Project {Simplify}”

Parenting with an {Anxiety} Disorder | {Guest Post by Ashleigh}

I’ve been engaging with Ashleigh from thestevensonlife.co.uk on Instagram for quite some time now. Ashleigh is married to my friend Mark who I met at University many moons ago and together they have a gorgeous little boy, Grayson. I love following their adverntures on their blog and Instagram account and Ashleigh kindly agreed to writeContinue reading “Parenting with an {Anxiety} Disorder | {Guest Post by Ashleigh}”

Feeling Mental {Health} and Owning It | {Guest Post by gem.spot}

Today’s post is a guest post from mum of two Gemma from the Midlands, UK. I recently met Gemma on Instagram where we chatted, engaged and connected over motherhood and our journeys with mental health. This is the first post Gemma has written publicly and I’m honored to have her as a guest on aContinue reading “Feeling Mental {Health} and Owning It | {Guest Post by gem.spot}”

Skin {Deep} – Dermatillomania

Morning campers! I’ve written a guest post for good friends of mine Mark and Ashleigh over at The Stevenson Life about my experience with Dermatillomania {skin picking} and coping mechanisms during the COVID-19 lockdown. *This post contains a trigger warning* Head over to thestevensonlife.co.uk to take a look 🙂

Covid-19 Isolation Help Postcard

Do your bit in your local community by offering help and support to those around you. Just as everyone has a part to play during this time everyone also has something to offer. Over on my Instagram account I am attempting to do a daily live check-in just to say hi, see how everyone isContinue reading “Covid-19 Isolation Help Postcard”

Stepping Back to {Move Forward}

You may {or may not!} have noticed it’s been very quiet on the blog of late. As with all of us life happens and in simple terms other things took priority. The last time I posted I was not in a great place mentally – I was feeling overwhelmed and “without a tether”, at home,Continue reading “Stepping Back to {Move Forward}”