How To Celebrate National Tree Week in Lockdown

This article was inspired by a job I applied for and didn't get. I always try to make the best of a bad situation and so I thought I wouldn't waste what I had learned, but instead repurpose it and create something positive! National Tree Week is a celebration of trees that takes place every … Continue reading How To Celebrate National Tree Week in Lockdown

How I Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Last week I was a total disaster. Brain fog, unable to focus, drifting in to endless scrolling of crap on my phone, unable to summon the energy or enthusiasm to tackle any of my to-do list, clumsy, fatigued yet unable to sleep properly and with a serious case of 'the mehs'. I spent all week … Continue reading How I Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Allergy Friendly Plant-Based Snack Ideas For Kids (Free pdf!)

I've created an awesome free download for you - Allergy Friendly Plant-Based Snack Ideas For Kids! (For those of you on my mailing list already you should have received a link to this in your June Newsletter!) Our household juggles several food intolerances (dairy, soy and gluten!) so eating plant-based can be a bit tricky … Continue reading Allergy Friendly Plant-Based Snack Ideas For Kids (Free pdf!)

How To Boost Your Child’s Immune System

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 y'know, there's a freakin' global pandemic! 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 would … Continue reading How To Boost Your Child’s Immune System

How to Squeeze Exercise into Motherhood

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

5 Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

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

5 Simple Anxiety Hacks For Busy Mums

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

What’s In My Winter Wellness Kit?

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?

Beat Back To School Anxiety

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

10 Easy Ecotherapy Ideas

    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