Christmas Cliches I Actually Enjoy

Oh, the most wonderful time of the year! Much like other seasons, with Christmas, comes a host of traditions and features that simply make the season what it is. Along with the traditions come the clichés and we may not want to admit it but we all find ourselves indulging in one or the other….

Getting Back Into Fitness After Baby

Getting your body back after baby is so much more than the physical appearance. Post-baby fitness can do wonders for recovery. A lot of muscles and joints become loosened and being consistently active can help to re-strengthen them leaving you feeling stronger. And while getting into a routine can be beneficial to your postpartum recovery,…

“I Can’t Be Handsome, I Have Brown Skin”- My Five Year Old Son

“I can’t be handsome because I have brown skin.” As those words were repeated to me from the mouth of Liam’s head teacher at school, I wasn’t sure I heard her correctly. I couldn’t make sense of the words that were being said to me. “What?!” was the only reaction I could muster. I thought…

The Pressures Of Being A New Mum

Motherhood. It’s both a challenge and an absolute blessing. Whether you’ve been trying for a long time, adding to a growing brood or still considering whether it’s the right time, the pressures of being a new mum can make or break your motherhood experience. Along with the emotional and exhaustive experience that is childbirth and…

5 Tips for Reducing Your Kids’ Screen Time

In today’s screen-filled world, limiting time spent in front of TVs, on the phone or on the tablet can seem like a near impossible task. In addition, with the disruption many kids endured due to the pandemic and schools being closed, maintaining reduced screen time hasn’t been easy. While it may take some time to…

How Lockdown Affected My Parenting Style

Just over a year on from when we were declared on a national lockdown, it seems as though we are slowly, slowly, finding our way back to normal. When I learnt that I would be furloughed from my day job in March 2020, it was a relief because working from home with the kids presented…