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Birth Trauma – 2 years on.

Birth Trauma

TW: Although I don’t go into specific details within this post, if you have experienced a birth trauma or difficulties surrounding a birth please refrain from reading this post or proceed with caution. As this week is actually Birth Trauma Awareness Week, I thought I would do a bit of …

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My weight and me.

Weight and me

TW: I will be talking about weight issues and topics related to eating disorders within this post, so if you’re effected by these topics please don’t read on ❤️ My weight and me I’d never really considered my weight as a kid, and I think that’s just because I was …

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Raising a sensitive child.

sensitive child

I’ll start by saying Grayson is an absolute diamond, that as his mum he can do no wrong in my eyes and that I love him with my whole heart regardless of who he is and what he does. This post isn’t me in any way criticising sensitive children, if …

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Trying to remain positive during a pandemic.

Ash Grayson beach

If you follow us over on Instagram then you’ll have seen a post I put up about the fact the UK are now officially in lockdown for a further 3 weeks. I think the majority of us had the same feeling of “3 more weeks of this?!!?! shit” which has …

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Living with anxiety

Anxiety header

This is something that fills me with a lot of anxiety (ha) to write about, but if it helps someone who suffers or helps someone understand how living with anxiety feels for a loved one who suffers, then it’ll be worth it. So to begin with I suffer from something …

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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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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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How we deal with tantrums

Tantrums

Grayson will be 2 in April, which means he’s reached an age where he understands he can push boundaries and doesn’t always have to do what we tell him. However, although Grayson does have my temper (which was always my biggest concern when having children) we’ve learnt pretty quickly the …

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How I’ve started talking to my child about mental health.

Mental Health

For me personally, mental health is one of the biggest topics I plan on educating Grayson on. It’s very close to my heart for a number of reasons and it’s for that reason we’ve tried to teach Grayson all about his emotions from an early age. Grayson will turn 2 …

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