Family life

10 Minute Self-care | Why self-care is important for busy mums
As mums, we are always busy, and self-care is a vital part of maintaining our mental health, but it can be hard to find the time. Self-care doesn't have to be about a luxurious spa day or buying expensive clothes. It can be as simple as making sure you're getting enough sleep, eating well, and […]
COVID-19 | How to keep a Daily Routine and Activity Ideas
Covid-19  these are some very uncertain times which we are all facing at the moment with the Coronavirus pandemic, including the current social distancing measures in place, which have been forcing schools and businesses around the world to close. It is now down to us the parents to keep our children entertained and provide some […]
14 Autumn essentials that will help to keep you cosy!
I thought I would share some of my Autumn essentials. Autumn marks the transition from Summer to Winter. Shorter days, trees and shrubs leafy greens start turning orange and red. Evenings are beginning to get colder, autumnal weather kicks in, winter coats come out and raking leaves is a daily chore. For me, autumn is […]
10 reasons you know it's Monday
HAPPY MONDAY! You keep snoozing the alarm and suddenly realise it is almost time to leave the house, and you've not even woke the kids up yet! Every pair of tight you pull out have holes in the gusset right near the thighs, you can’t wear them, or your legs will be redrawn from the […]
Weekend Highlights | Family Time
I love the weekends kicking back and relaxing with my girls and Dan. Friday night my eldest daughter and I decided to watch the movie Don’t Knock Twice on Netflix, a recovering addict becomes her estranged daughters only hope after the teen awakens a terrifying child-stealing witch from an urban legend. The movie was ok, […]
A Small Town Girl From Skelmersdale, Lancashire
My Home Town I will never forget the small town I came from a little Lancashire town called Skelmersdale, born and bred, but deep down I will always be a Yorkshire girl at heart, I have lived in Yorkshire longer than I lived in  Skelmersdale when I was growing up, crazy eh? Skelmersdale will always […]
Empowered Women, Empower Women | Raw Parenthood
Raw Parenthood Entering motherhood is like entering into a worldwide support group -  it should make us feel we are a part of something bigger; reassured that, as we experience the highs and lows of motherhood, we do not experience them alone... So why do so many of us feel so lonely and unsupported? Motherhood […]
Time to STOP Procrastinating & Get on Top!
Overwhelmed by Unorganised Chaos Have you ever felt like you can't get up in the morning, sick and tired of the 9 - 5 rat run? Today I am hazy-eyed along with feeling slightly emotionally challenged! Being a full time working mum is harder than I thought. My messy house is getting me down, feeling […]
Invest In Spending Quality Time With Family | Life Is Too Short
Living away from family members is hard! I have realised this more and more as I’m getting older and my relatives are getting older. It hit me hard a couple of months ago when I saw my grandfather who I haven’t seen for a while; I suddenly felt the shock hit me, my stomach sank! […]
Motivating Your Teen | Chore Routines
Getting your teens to help out around the house. Are you looking for ways to motivate your teen? I am now going to share with you what has worked for our busy family. Being a parent of two teenage daughters, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to get them to help out around […]
Half Term Mum Guilt!
Envious Greeneyed Mum We had the 1st half of the Easter Break off work with the girls. The girls all stayed home for the second week, and I wasn’t filled with  Mum Guilt this time; the weather is awful, and I know my girls are all happy at home. However, we did head home every […]
Look Who Has Turned 15 | Happy Birthday Lou-Lou
Happy 15th Birthday  Lyndsay – Marie On this very day 15 years ago, you changed my life forever and made me a mum. You taught me to be a mum. The very first person to dress you was your Nan; she was there in the room when you were born. Grandad Rae rang me one […]
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