When Lockdown Ends…

This past week has been a struggle. I’m not going to lie. My anxiety is up and down but I can usually manage it quite well. I am missing my wider family, I am missing my friends, I am missing taking the kids to the park and on our little adventures. I’m even missing theContinue reading “When Lockdown Ends…”

Bluestone, West Wales family holiday. Top tips.

We were all really sad to have to pack up and leave our lovely lodge on the last day. However we were still able to use all the resort facilities until 4pm. We decided to spend the morning in the adventure centre, have a spot of lunch in the Woodland cafe and then head backContinue reading “Bluestone, West Wales family holiday. Top tips.”

New Year Same Me

That’s right. I’ve spent years trying to be a ‘new me’ but at the wise old age of 41 I have come to realise that I quite like me. The real me. As opposed to the me who was trying to be some kind of better version of myself. Now don’t get me wrong IContinue reading “New Year Same Me”

The Decade that Changed my Life 2010-2020

Being the end of a decade it has made me reflect on the changes in my life over the past ten years. My life now is pretty much unrecognisable from that of ten years ago. Come join me for a trip down memory lane won’t you? 2010 Party girl This year was absolutely rammed fullContinue reading “The Decade that Changed my Life 2010-2020”

Christmas Traditions

Hey guys, hope you’re having a great week so far! I have been thinking lots this week about Christmas traditions and how we don’t really have any set Christmas traditions since we became a blended family. I think we both had our own separate Christmas traditions but now it’s time we came up with someContinue reading “Christmas Traditions”

October Half Term

Hey you guys! I had BIG plans for October half term particularly after getting together and sharing blog ideas with a group of other bloggers. I was excited to write it all up and let you know what fun things we got up to! However my littlest was really poorly so we didn’t get muchContinue reading “October Half Term”

How Not to make Pumpkin Slime

I am part of a fantastic blogging group on Instagram. It was the idea of Sally @particleparenting to get together, share ideas, help and support each other. Last month seven of us contributed to her blog on Half Term Activities. It was great fun sharing ideas and picking up new activities to try myself. IContinue reading “How Not to make Pumpkin Slime”

A day in photos

Hey there Secret lifers! I just know you have all been dying to know what i get up to in a day. I mean it’s all exciting here every minute (haha). Here is a day in my life via photos… Wake up looking amazing obviously! Then while I am trying to come around I getContinue reading “A day in photos”

Self Care is not Selfish

It is quite timely that you guys voted for the Weekly Bloggers topic to be self care for 2 reasons. The first is that October 11th was Mental Health Awareness Day and self care is a big part of looking after our mental health. The second reason is that lately I have fallen back intoContinue reading “Self Care is not Selfish”

My Instagram Vs Reality

Instagram is a double edged sword. I mean I love the ‘gram most of the time. It definitely played a huge part in my recovery from post natal depression and anxiety. It keeps me sane most days. It’s a place I can vent and be creative. I have met so many wonderful people through thisContinue reading “My Instagram Vs Reality”