I started this month raring to go and full of enthusiasm for blogging – the kids were back to school and I would finally have some time to sit down, think & write. It’ll be easy I thought. The ideas will flow so fast I’ll have at least 4 posts a week scheduled I thought.  I was a dick.  We all know I’m a bit of an over-sharer – I have to be, to be a blogger, in my opinion. But that’s not always the…

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I am such an Autumn Winter kind of person, and, for me, September always feels more ‘fresh start’ than January does. January is depressing, Christmas is over, summer holidays are, what feels like, forever away and there isn’t much going on because everyone is skint after the festive season. September is still warm on the odd day, the colder, crisper mornings are still sunny and there’s the promise of Halloween, Bonfire night, and of course, my favourite time of year, Christmas!  It’s a time for…

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We are midway through the summer holidays (we are midway aren’t we??) and, not going to lie, it’s probably one of the easier 7 week breaks we’ve had. The teenager is hardly here, and, if she is, she only leaves her room for food and drink supplies. The boy is at an age now where he can entertain himself if he need/wants to (or I need or want him to!) but he’s also very happy spending time with me, so we’ve had a few really…

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  I haven’t done an Anxiety post for a while, I have some saved in drafts but they just don’t seem to flow, or sound right, so I don’t post them.  I wanted to write this list because it’s still not really understood. There are still people out there who think it’s just stress, a bad time, you’ll get over it, you need to find something to take your mind off it.  That’s not what it is.  It’s more than worrying. It’s more than a…

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  Urgh.  I’ve been playing around with this blog post for ages now. I keep starting it, then deleting it, starting it, deleting it. I’ve decided today is the day I am going to publish it, get it out of my head, onto paper and step away from it for a while.  Body Positive  It’s literally everywhere at the moment. There are campaigns left right and centre trying to get women to accept and love themselves for who they are.  I am a huge cheerleader…

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