How to ground yourself in what’s going well in life

Winter was out of the way. Nights were getting lighter and warmer. It was easier to get out of bed on the mornings … but then Covid-19 arrived, ruining life for families and throwing everything up in the air.  As I write this, there’s a big ‘what-if’ hanging over our…

Smile like you mean it – my happy photo challenge

To spread happiness and help us smile through tough times, a new happy photo campaign has now been launched. The new campaign from photo printing specialist CEWE is setting Brits the challenge of sharing their happy photos and spreading some virtual cheer online. I don’t know about you,…

How to get your mojo back during lockdown

While working remotely was a bit of a novelty at first, cabin fever quickly set in. I lost my mojo for a bit, due to a lack of office banter and my gym routine. Exercise has always been the key for me to keep up good…

How can you get your kids to wash their hands?

How can you get your kids to wash their hands? Here’s a tip for you below in light of the coronavirus outbreak. This morning as I stood in the nursery reception, I was surrounded by sneezes, snotty noses, coughs and colds. The temptation to just go…

How to talk to children about mental health

When should we be teaching children about mental health? It’s an issue so important that Ofsted have made it a regular part of their inspections in schools. However there’s a lack of resources that allow parents and carers to have conversations with children without stigma. New…

Organic baby skincare range ideal for baby showers

Organic baby skincare products are perfect for new mums looking for chemical-free toiletries for their newborn. Here are some of our firm favourites, ideal for baby shower gifts. Today’s generation of new mums and dads are more eco-savvy. They are also more aware of the environmental…

Tips to improve well-being and boost happiness

Writing about my emotions, even negative ones helps me improve my well-being and gives me happiness. Ultimately, combined with exercise, it means I’m more positive about life as a new mum over 40. When mum died at 65, the day before starting my new job, it…