• Personal Growth

    How To Find Your Inner Strength

    I was lying awake in bed the other night with a phrase stuck in my head: “It’s no coincidence the words ‘struggle’ and ‘strength’ have the same beginning but completely different endings” – so I thought we should explore that further. It’s easy to look at “strong” people and think “wow, I wish I had it easy like them” or “I wish I had their confidence” or “they’re so brave, I could never be like that”. But actually, strong people have struggles, they have insecurities, they have anxiety. We only see other people’s outer selves. I remember once when I wasn’t in a good headspace someone said to me “I…

  • Parenting,  Personal Growth,  Uncategorized

    Why I Blog

    Hello from the other side! I’m sorry it’s been a while lovelies. I’m not actually why I stopped writing proper posts – I just sort of got caught up in life. I struggled a bit mentally towards the end of last year, so thought I’d take a break over the festive season to spend time with my family and just regroup but then never really picked the ball back up. Writing is like any art or exercise – it’s easier to do if it’s a habit, if it’s done regularly. You need to be in the right head space, and I started getting blank page syndrome – then started doubting…

  • Parenting,  Personal Growth

    Reflections & Lessons

    Littlest Man just turned one, and while I love birthdays and was so excited to celebrate, there’s definitely a tinge of sadness that my baby is officially leaving infancy and entering toddlerhood. Although parenting isn’t new to me as I’ve been doing it almost 10 years now, this time around I’m still kind of just winging it.  I actually found motherhood much harder this time round.  For me, it wasn’t as much the jump to having two kids because Eldest Little Man is pretty self sufficient a lot of the time and super helpful.  It was more the fact that I kept comparing myself to this imaginary me that I…