Mental Health

The Lonely Parent's Club: Rachael's Story

The Lonely Parent's Club: Rachael's Story

Tell us a little about yourself  My name is Rachael and I am a self employed blogger and freelance writer. I'm 26 and have a very nearly 5 year old son and I'm due to give birth to my second son any day now! What […]

Fear

Fear

This week, Kate is hosting Best Boot Forward and talking about how the positive stuff in the news such as the rescue of the Thai boys and their coach as well as the good performance by the England Men's team in the World Cup is […]

I am an Artist

I am an Artist

It's Kate's turn to host and this week's prompt for Best Boot Forward is "You are the Artist". We are all artists in some way, we are the artists of our own lives, and I know many people who take part in Best Boot Forward […]

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

As I have successfully taken some time out to focus on keeping myself sane, last week I decided it was time to pick up a few more things again, including Best Boot Forward. The decision all most immediately took its toll, coinciding with a bad […]

The Lonely Parents Club

The Lonely Parents Club

I've been light on blogging recently as I've been so busy. Busy doing what? I'll never fully know, but it seems as though there aren't enough hours in the day. The garden is growing rampant. All the sunshine interspersed with downpours has sent it raging, […]

Guest Post: Tidiness Tips from Alice Robertson

Guest Post: Tidiness Tips from Alice Robertson

Five home tidiness habits to keep you happy and relaxed  It’s hard to argue against the benefits of having a clean home. Most people love to come home to a tidy space that offered rest and relaxation after a long day of work. However, a […]

Spring

Spring

Spring has sprung, or at least it did for a day or two, but now we're back to rain and cold here in Wales again. I felt a burst of inspiration for about five minutes and then fell back into a slump again. I feel […]

Twenty Nine

Twenty Nine

On Monday I celebrated my 29th birthday. I had never known what to expect with regards to ageing and growing older. Firstly, let me say, yes, I realise I am by no standards "old" and still have plenty of maturing to do. But, I am […]

Boundaries

Boundaries

We're talking about crossing boundaries over this week for Best Boot Forward. Be these physical, geographical or emotional, boundaries can be a very powerful thing to have and to cross. Some boundaries may be restrictive, whereas others may liberate. A boundary isn't any one thing […]

Frugality

Frugality

If you have been following our Best Boot Forward posts, you may know that for my 2018 goals, I set myself the task of sorting out my finances once and for all. I've always had a difficult time keeping on top of my finances. Having […]