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Why I Need to be a Little More Selfish

Just recently I’ve noticed that life has once again got on top of me. It’s funny because around this time last year I finally fully acknowledged the fact that I had been struggling emotionally and mentally for far too long and I secretly booked myself in for counselling. It went really well and turned out to be one of the best things I could have done for myself (I think everyone could benefit from this type of self-care). I don’t want to go into full details here as it will cause this post to go off on a tangent (as I often do!) but if you want to find out more on this topic you can read about my counselling journey here.

Anyway, back to now and my problems aren’t quite as deep or big but are tied to the fact that I never actually do anything for me. Continue reading “Why I Need to be a Little More Selfish”

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What I Need to Get Myself Summer Holiday Ready

My holiday is coming up and we have decided that after experiencing a rainy Wales last year we need sun, so Crete here we come! I am so excited. Yes, we may find it a little harder now we have 2 boys and because William is still very small, but we deserve this break, I am craving the sun and Jake had such an amazing time in Zante 2 years ago, that I want to be able to give him that Greek experience all over again.

But before I go I have some things I need to do to get myself summer holiday ready! Continue reading “What I Need to Get Myself Summer Holiday Ready”

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My Top Tips to New Mums for Looking Good

I’ve had a few friends become new Mummy’s the last couple of weeks and it got me to thinking about how I found it having my first baby. I was pretty adamant that I didn’t need a book to tell me what to do or expect because, in my eyes, every baby is completely different; I chose to learn ‘on the job’. Brave or stupid? I’m still not sure!

Continue reading “My Top Tips to New Mums for Looking Good”