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
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)
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
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
Now, I'm not here to be a massive kill-joy, but it's that time of year again when well-meaning people start gifting alcohol to people they don't know very well, and I want to encourage you to think a moment before you start flinging your festive wine about! Drinking alcohol is such an integrated part of … Continue reading 7 Gifts That Aren’t Booze
A good night's sleep is so important to our wellbeing. Lack of sleep has such a large knock-on effect on the rest of our lives (and the people who have to live with us!) that problems in this area can be really debilitating. Obviously sometimes our lack of sleep is difficult to solve, especially if … Continue reading Homeopathic Remedies for Insomnia & Sleep Troubles
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?
So, I bloody love stationery! There's just something about September and that general feeling of newness that comes with it. I could blame too many years in Education (both as a student and for work) and my general love of Autumn, but it really feels more like 'new year' than actual new year! And new … Continue reading My Favourite Organising Items!