Finding ‘You’ time during Lockdown

I hope that you are all well and are slowly adjusting to our new way of life. Finding time for yourself in our new routine of life at home can be incredibly hard but is essential for your happiness and mental health. Especially in the difficult and unpredictable times in which we find ourselves. I will confess I am the worst for this and will do everything for my family before giving myself a thought. But this does backfire on me in the end.

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My Rainbow Pregnancy: 24 Weeks

I am currently 24 weeks pregnant with our rainbow baby. This pregnancy has been filled with such an array of emotions. I miss the naivety of my past pregnancys yet at the same time feel truly blessed. Our daughter was born sleeping at 24 weeks so this week I am finding everything incredibly hard.

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Am I Normal Yet? Review

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Am I Normal Yet? deals with several issues very close to my heart. The core theme portrayed to me before reading was feminism. But to me the true heart of this book was the effects of anxiety and depression on a teenage girl. I know this is a lonely, dark and very scary place to be.

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How I encourage my children to open up about their day

Do you find it hard to get your children to talk about their day? Find out how I have got my children to open up about their day at school.

“What have you been up to today?”

“Nothing”

Does this sound familiar to you? It’s the usual reply I get from my children at the school gate. That or “it was boring”, “not a lot” the list of non committal answers is endless! I, as you do, know that these answers aren’t true. You also know yourself how you feel when you’ve finished a day at work, you don’t want to be bombarded with questions.

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