How to Cope with Family Food Allergies

*this is a collaborative post* While most advice regarding food allergies relates to helping children cope, they can affect anyone at any age. Learning to cope goes far beyond understanding potential symptoms and dangers. We also have to learn to manage food-related fears and anxieties.  Coping with family food allergies starts with identifying the cause, […]

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Things I have learned in therapy

My problems are not something other people can fix. Other people’s problems are not mine to fix. Boundaries are good. Boundaries will be resisted though and it is MY job to put them in place and then stick to them even when it’s harder than anything else I’ve ever done. I can feel sorry for […]

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Family trip to Italy on a budget: top 3 places to visit

*this is a collaborative guest post from Emily* For any parents who have ventured out on family trips, I think we can all agree that traveling together always creates some of the best memories. At the same time, however, expenses can quickly add up and blow your budget. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly family […]

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Socks that help animals? I can wear those!

*this is a review post, I was kindly sent an item to share about* With Mother’s Day around the corner (don’t panic, you have a few weeks, to get organised) I have some ideas for practical but also unique gifts for mum, or the person who you call mum, or even to give hints to […]

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Stuff we loved February 2019

*there may be affiliate links or links to items we have been sent to review within this post* Welcome to our monthly update of stuff we have loved. February has gone rather fast, I always find it a rather confusing month, probably because it’s shorter. I am glad it’s over. I find it a depressing […]

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Welcome to our week in photos. This is our weekly catch up for both sets of grandparents who live abroad and don’t get to be as much a part of the daily madness of our lives as much as we and they would like. So we share here for them to get at least a […]

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Hope with Eating Disorders – Lynn Crilly

*this post is a book review post, I am privileged to be sharing about the second edition of this book. I will be talking about eating disorders including my own story, so please take this as a trigger warning* My name is Karen and at the age of about 19, I was bulimic. My mother […]

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Bird watching with My Living World

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to try* I have a little boy who loves nature. He is fascinated by how life works and all animals and plants interest him. We watch a lot of nature programs and I am becoming well versed in all sorts of things about birds, […]

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