The Grinch. A classic story on DVD & a giveaway

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a dvd to review and to giveaway* I don’t know about you, but Dr Seuss books were a classic for me as a child, and now my children enjoy them too. Funny, clever, and eccentric, the stories and tales make us laugh and are a great […]

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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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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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Tips for keeping your expenses under control and saving up

*this is a collaborative post from Emily, we hope you find it helpful*  Money can be stressful, yes, but it doesn’t have to be! Many people find that the standard recurring payments are necessary, the large purchases are far and few between, and the small expenses are the ones that quickly add up. 5 pounds […]

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Anxiety doesn’t make me weak…

I think, in fact I know, that people believe that someone with mental health issues, dealing with something like anxiety, depression or other long term mental health diagnosis, are weak, and broken. I have had people say it to me. I have had people imply that, not so subtly. The way people react and treat […]

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Half term fun with Shrek’s Adventure…

*this is a review post. We were gifted entry in return for a review* It’s half term here, and in winter, whilst you might be glad of the break from the school routine, like we are, you may also be looking for things to do, if the weather is not playing ball, or you want […]

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Half term school holiday fun at SeaLife London Aquarium

*this is a review post, we were kindly gifted a visit to review the Sea Life London Aquarium* I don’t know about other parents but I tend to greet the half term holidays in the winter months with a bit of a mixed view. I am glad to have a break from the school routine […]

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