My Coping Mechanisms for Anxiety – COVID-19

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

Explaining a virus to my curious 3 year old

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

Veganuary? How and why!

I’ve been researching Veganism or plant based diets for a while. Scrolling through twitter feeds, pinterest boards and instagram bios. Watching probably hours of vegan chefs on youtube compiling playlists of recipes that look and sound delicious. Don’t get me wrong I was never a fully fledged carnivore eating lots of different kinds of meat. … Continue reading Veganuary? How and why!

Breakfast with Santa – Dobbies Ponteland

We’ve been looking forward to this event since we booked it. Alden asking every morning when he opens his eyes, ‘are we going breakfast with Santy and Emily?’ You can imagine how his face lit up when it was THEE actual day. Unfortunately the day before dude was poorly.  Going off topic, Wednesdays are the … Continue reading Breakfast with Santa – Dobbies Ponteland