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Dealing with negativity online.

negativity online

Mark and I have both felt affected by comments online recently, not necessarily ‘trolling’ but negative comments that just aren’t needed. I also know that we aren’t alone, as many people experience negativity online – it doesn’t matter who you are. We’re very lucky that the people we interact with …

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Covid-19 – Remember, You’ll never walk alone

Covid 19

I say this at the bottom of the post, but if you don’t make it that far down, for whatever reason, then know that if you too are feeling overwhelmed and confused with the world right now, we actively encourage you to use the comment box on this post to …

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Working from home – how to make it as productive as possible

I know I’ve written about working from home before, with some tips on how to make it work – but I thought I’d re-visit that post in light of the recent Coronavirus advice for people to stay at home if they can. With the rise of people self isolating and …

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Parenting as an ambivert

Beach

So I’d imagine most of you that will read this post are already aware that a people are either introverts or extroverts. There are however, some people that don’t necessarily fall into one or the other. Those people are known as ambiverts. I see myself as an ambivert, as I …

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Why we’re raising our son as a feminist.

Beach

We did have a different blog post scheduled in for today but as yesterday was international woman’s day I ended up writing this post instead. I love international woman’s day, I love seeing all these strong women and men celebrating how far women have come. I do always find it …

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How to be the perfect wedding guest.

Ashleigh and Mark

Mark and I will have been married for a year next month, which is just crazy to think about! With it coming up to being a year I’ve been thinking a lot about our day and different aspects of it (we have a whole wedding series that can be found …

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Setting your Instagram highlights cover

Instagram advice

I often see people post in their stories with the pictures they want as their icons for Instagram highlights cover and they’ll say something like “just ignore these pictures”. I actually figured out a way to change your Instagram highlights without uploading them to your stories first! Start by going …

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Why we’re considering putting our child into nursery.

Grayson

We’ve been lucky enough to have grandparents live close by enough to look after Grayson whilst I work part time and Mark works full time, Grayson turns 2 in April and the fact we’ve been lucky enough to keep him out of any childcare for that long is something we’re …

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How to deal with anxiety in the workplace.

workplace

Having suffered from Generalised Anxiety Disorder for a number of years now, I’ve experienced living with it in a number of different situations and also in a number of different work places. When you suffer from a mental illness it can be difficult functioning sometimes in ways that you normally …

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