#LivingArrows – Making The Bedlam Bearable 11/52 (2020)

As the country descends into corona-virus chaos by bulk buying bog roll and showering in sanitiser, I am utterly dumbfounded by the decisions being made by our government regarding our children and their safety. Why oh why haven’t schools shut as of yet? Seriously, it’s the one place where germs are bound to spread yet Boris doesn’t seem to give a hoot about our health.

I myself have been back and forth to Preston Royal most of this week, needless to say, this hasn’t helped my pandemic paranoia, though I’ve plastered myself in Purell each and every time I’ve passed a pump. …

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How to Incorporate Mindfulness into your Day to Day as a Parent

In the last few years, mindfulness and mental health practices have increased substantially in the consciousness of many around the world. With things like social media, work stress and more having a bigger impact on our daily lives than ever before. So, people have flocked to use mindfulness in their day to day lives to keep their mental wellbeing in check. Without healthy mental health, physical health and more can be negatively impacted and that is not good in the long run. It can especially difficult for parents to keep tabs on their mental wellbeing, being so focussed on making their kids ok, but it is super important that you do keep a check!…

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The Siblings Project – March 2020

It’s not been the easiest month for so many reasons, yet my beautiful children continue to surprise me with endless amounts of resilience and positivity.

From baking biscuits to colouring pictures and even leaving me little messages of love, my kids have truly kept me going and for that, I cannot thank them enough. 

I feel so bad that I haven’t been around quite as much as I should be for my kids of late. I swear that my Mother-in-law deserves a medal as, without her, I simply do not know how we would have managed this past month. The kids, bless them, have spent most afternoons with her followed by evenings with my husband as I’ve been occupied dealing with other issues that require my support. …

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Ignore The Panic & Embrace The Cuddles

I swear to god I wish that I could reboot 2020, so far it has been nothing but stress, tears, upset and worry. There is nothing ‘ordinary’ nor enjoyable as such about this year whatsoever, I would like to think that things can only get better but have you watched the news recently?!

Whilst we are all meant to be staying three metres apart and covering our faces with masks, it doesn’t really work that way when you’ve got kids. Whatever germs they may have I will inevitably be gifted at some point thus I may as well ignore the panic and embrace the cuddles.…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Back To The Beach 11/52 (2020)

Welcome to this week’s #MySundaySnapshot post, which is part of a snap-sharing-blog-linky series that you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

I haven’t been about much this week as I’ve been busy with family matters. Whilst I was away I kept my mind occupied by looking through pictures from the past including this shot of the shore which I took back in January. 

So much has changed since then, these past few months have gone by in the blur. Although things aren’t quite what they were (and I doubt they will ever be quite the same again) life is beginning to look the tiniest bit brighter.…

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