Maybe you're preparing for the usual Winter-time viruses, or maybe you've just got sick of your child catching every germ shared at school, or maybe you're feeling a little paranoid about coronavirus! Whatever the reason, there's often times when we might want to boost our children's immune systems (or even our own!) So I thought I … Continue reading How To Boost Your Child’s Immune System
As a mum, I'm mega busy - childcare (including home-educating!), housework, 'life admin' as the family PA and earning a living too - who the heck has the time to travel to the gym and exercise? I barely get 5 minutes to pee alone, my showers are interrupted by tiny peoples' demands and I stay … Continue reading How to Squeeze Exercise into Motherhood
That annoying scratchy feeling in the back of my throat reminded me that it is hay fever season once again! (sarcastic yay!) So I thought I would share my favourite remedy, that I use on both myself and the rest of my family, and chuck in some other natural remedies too so that you can … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for Hay Fever
Sometimes you can just be trundling along, having a day, and then BOOM anxiety comes and pounces on you! Argh! The little inner voice that can send rational thoughts tumbling down a black hole doom spiral, while you feel like you're watching helplessly from the sidelines. Anxiety disorders are more common than you may think, … Continue reading 5 Simple Anxiety Hacks For Busy Mums
So 'tis the season to battle some serious germ monsters! Kids returning to school after the summer break seem to brew a great big soup of illness and it's no surprise that they then 'share the love' with their adult carers! Just one week back in to term and my son caught a cold from … Continue reading What’s In My Winter Wellness Kit?
Whether it's worries about starting a new school or being in a new class, or fear of going back to the place with the same old bullies, the run up to the start of the new school year can create a ton of stress in our kids. During stressful times like these it's important to … Continue reading Beat Back To School Anxiety
What is Ecotherapy? Ecotherapy is a type of therapy to support your mental health that involves nature and the outdoors. There are professionally-run courses and workshops that you can attend but you can also easily add some ecotherapy to your self-care routine yourself. While you might want to give Ecotherapy a try if … Continue reading 10 Easy Ecotherapy Ideas
Life will always throw you curveballs, but even though we can't control the events that happen in our lives, we can control how we respond to them. How easy it is to 'bounce back' from these events depends on how resilient we are. Some people appear to be more resilient than others and … Continue reading Why Resilience Is The Key To Better Mental Health
It's too late, you've crashed. It was fine. Everything was 'fine', you didn't need any help, all the plates were spinning, it was great, you were coping, it was 'fine'. Except that now you're suddenly running on empty, and you're annoyed you didn't see that coming (again) and the darkness wants to pull you under … Continue reading Back To Basics With Self Care
New to this parenthood thing? Feel like you can barely deal with keeping this tiny human alive, let alone have time to look after yourself? Well, you're not alone. There's a whole heap of overwhelm when you become a parent. Perhaps the birth was traumatic but you've barely had time to process it. You're … Continue reading New Baby? Don’t Forget To Look After Yourself Too!