What to do when you struggle to fall asleep?

We all know what its like when any of the school holidays come around. From the moment that alarm goes off or one of the kids wakes you abruptly by jumping up and down on the bed, it is all systems go and that daily relentless chaos has…

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My first trip to Center Parcs

with things to do and other suggestions for an amazing Center Parcs stay It was my birthday a few weeks ago so my lovely partner organised a fun packed weekend away with the kids to Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest.  We left our house handy (early if you don’t…

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My Skin Cancer Scare & Recommended Sun Creams for the Family

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet…. actually it’s roasting and I never thought I’d seriously ever have to consider having A/C installed at home, but here I am too hot to sleep, considering exactly that! I’m not moaning though, I’m just getting carried away expecting the…

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Natural Birth After A C-Section

I have read so many times, and I’ve also been told, that you can not have a natural birth if previous deliveries have been by C-section – but this is not true of everyone. I recently spoke about how I had 2 natural births after 2 emergency C-sections,…

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Why do my periods cause anxiety?

Are you one of those lucky people who glides through daily life without ever getting the dreaded fear?  If you are, then I salute you!  By ‘fear’ I’m not talking hangover doom, or the “Shit, I forgot the kid’s school fancy dress party” fear, although this one deffo…

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My week to reset and recoup…. well so I thought!

I’ve just had a full week holiday from work.  Leading up to it I made plans to spend my week generally being Mum and sorting my house out after my move a few months back.   The thought of chilling out and getting organized again was bliss… how wrong…

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The Lion, the Witch and a Detoxed Wardrobe!

Everyone needs this detox in their lives….. You know that feeling when you open your wardrobe and you’re hit with a wall of crap? Completely underwhelmed and uninspired by the tangle of clothes that’s definitely more ‘shabby shabby’ than ‘shabby chic’.   This is me every day! I…

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