I’ve thought about writing this post for a while and have been putting it off and off because sometimes writing is therapeutic and sometimes it exacerbates whatever I’m feeling. If you follow me over on insta or have read any other blog posts regarding mental health you’d be aware that I struggle with PTSD following … Continue reading My Coping Mechanisms for Anxiety – COVID-19
During this time of panic and uncertainty children can sense change especially if schools are closing, schedules and routines quickly change or they need to be in isolation. They look to their parents, family or care givers for calm and a safe space. I believe greatly in transparency and speaking open and honestly with children … Continue reading Explaining a virus to my curious 3 year old
As I sit here typing this blog post away I can’t help but feel warmly content with my little family. After a delicious tea, Alden is reading his space stories over by his rocket den, it’s cosy, calm and quiet. There has been so much struggle in the last half of 2019 but I surprise … Continue reading 2020 – Hopes and Growth
How quickly did 2019 go?! Especially December I feel like I’ve blinked and missed it! So much has happened to us this year - the good the bad and the struggle is pretty much how i’d describe this year! It all started as a rush of excitement. I was following my dreams of opening my … Continue reading 2019 recap – what a year!
It's 17.07 as I quickly write this post as I think it's pretty relatable for solo parents, and to anyone who would like to take a little glimpse into it! I've not just got one of the most important, hard, rewarding jobs of being a Mammy I also work part time albeit - but I … Continue reading Solo parent .. Stop!
I think about this a bloody lot, have I done enough? Being a mother, it is a ca-jillion times worse, persistently thinking have I done enough? It can cover a broad range being a mammy - have spent enough time with my children? Did I read enough bedtimes stories? Have I made enough homemade nutrient … Continue reading Enough of Enough?!