feelings

Parenting during a pandemic.

I’ve found that during the whole Coronavirus pandemic and the multiple lockdowns, I’ve felt sadness for pretty much everyone. The elderly stuck in care homes, people that are pregnant or have just given birth and in desperate need of support, school children trying to learn from home, people with mental …

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How to talk to children about mental health.

Mental health is definitely becoming a subject that is talked about more openly than it has been in the past, which I am totally here for. I think mental health is something we should all look after, just as much as our physical health. We should also encourage our children …

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5 ways to look after your Mental Health during Christmas – Blogmas – Day 10

Christmas (and the lead up to Christmas) are lovely, and such a magical time for a number of reasons. However, for a lot of people the festive season is actually a really difficult time. It’s important to remember that those you love and care about with mental health struggles may …

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Sexual harassment in the workplace.

sexual harassment

TW: this post will be talking about sexual harassment, and topics of a sexual nature. After writing about my experience with cat calling (which can be read here), I thought I would also write about my experiences with sexual harassment. This post will specifically look at work place sexual harassment, …

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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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A working mum’s mum guilt.

Working mum guilt

Today’s guest post is from the lovely Ally over at dairysoyafreebubba. Ally posts all sorts – from yummy recipes that are soya and dairy free, to pictures of her gorgeous little boy Jenson! So it’s definitely worth checking her page out. However, when discussing doing a guest post she said …

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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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2 years.

Grayson beach

Grayson is officially 2 years old as of today (technically as of 7:50 tonight, but that would just be mean!) and what a wild 2 years it’s been. I remember bringing this tiny little baby home and just thinking “what now?”. I’d never been able to keep a plant alive, …

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