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Being Mum, Life lessons

Why do I blog and what do I want to get out of it?!

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This is a question that I have been asked a few times and I never really know how to answer it in short because there are a few reasons why I do it and what I want to get out of it; I relied alot on ‘Mummy Blogs’ when I was pregnant and I learnt …

Life lessons

International Day Of Happiness ♡

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Happy International Day of Happiness  If I said I was ‘happy’ everyday I would be lying. I am certainly not a ray of sunshine everyday but I really do try to be. What I can say however, is that everyday I am optimistic. I am definatley a glass half full kinda girl. If I am …

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The best way to prepare for your birth: Have no expectations.

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I didn’t actually realise that I have an element of ‘control freak-ness’ in me until I found out I was pregnant. As mentioned before I wanted everything perfect to the point that not one purchase hadn’t been reviewed beforehand – even down to my muslin cloths!! Although maybe this was just down to me being …

Becoming Mum, Being Mum, food

GYM – Get Yourself Motivated – Get Yummy Mummy

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As it stands, (well a few weeks ago, Pre Christmas) weight wise I am lighter and healthier than I have been in years. Everyone who really knows me, knows that I am a self confessed binger and serial snacker. Always have been and part of me always will be. I am not here to preach …

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Take a moment to be in the moment

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19th December 2016 – 16 days, 407 hours, 2 weeks   Without my phone I am a strong believer that things happen for a reason. Not everything..but some things. I love my phone, but I think at times I have almost become addicted to it. When I had my bouts of loneliness on Maternity Leave, …

Being Mum, Life lessons

Who am I? … Who are you? New Years Resolutions. Warning: It’s a deeeep one ;)

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I sometimes think, if we all sat down and thought long and hard, are we really the person we perceive to everyone else? I was thinking of this on my way to work. There are times in life when people may think you have changed. You haven’t.  You are still you however certain stresses and …

Being Mum, Life lessons

It’s OK to lose your shit

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I tell ya what, these past couple of days I have had a fast track ticket to ‘Joseph The Emotional Rollercoaster’. I’ve cried, I’ve lost my breath, I’ve smiled, I’ve screamed (to myself) & as always I come out laughing & smiling – however it’s been pretttttttttttty intense.  It’s tough sometimes because you always think you …

Being Mum, Life lessons

Becoming a mum, without a mum 

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I think that when looking for your own therapy for a problem, finding someone who can relate to you can be fundamental in that. I am yet to fully find that myself. Not for a minute do I doubt there are many people out there like myself and don’t get me wrong, I have known …

Life lessons

To the younger you – It’s OK

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Oh god, another hair colour? Reaaally? Why!? What was wrong with the brown? Or the red? Or the blonde before that?  No, what about your natural hair? Why another bloody hair colour? Are you not happy with yourself? Is it for attention? Are you trying to please other people? Why can you not just stick to that …

Life lessons

World Mental Health Day x

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Give me a pen and paper and I’ll write. Give me a keyboard and I’ll type. Give me a subject to write about that I have no passion for or belief in and it will be a piece not worth reading. When I started my blog a few weeks ago, there were days when I …