Hands up if you’re winning at the summer holiday juggle! Nope….me neither. Am loving the extra time together, obviously. And am also sending mega-gratitude vibes to Tim, my brilliant mum and MiL for stepping up and saving my sanity for a couple of days a week and at odd hours

Coming out of recovery after the kidney transplant

On Wednesday, it will be two years since Tim had a kidney transplant.  It seems impossible to me that so much time has passed. If you follow me on social media you may have seen that every few months I donate blood. I always post about it when I do,

This week I almost let something get to me. I found out that someone very close to me, who has been a real champion of what I’m doing actually has pretty different and scathing opinions about it which they’re liberally spreading when I’m not there. I’ve received hate before, but

A toolkit to deal with overwhelm and reclaim life balance

Over the past year, I’ve spoken to hundreds of mums. We’re all different. But at times, it seems, we all have one thread in common; no matter who we are, where we come from or whether we work or don’t. We all experience times when life balance eludes us. When the

I bought this today. My heart is racing as I go to press publish. Instinctively I want to do one or all of the following: delete it/take another 20 before I decide on a better one/filter the shit out of it. My anorexic brain still (and probably always will, but

It’s no exaggeration when I say that my life changed recently when I had the privilege of being introduced to Jo Meeke. On 15th March, Jo and her partner, Matt welcomed their beautiful first-born son, Puck into the world. Following a complicated labour and emergency c-section, Puck tragically died in

How much time do you get to spend doing things you love? The things that set your soul on fire, or make you feel as though you’re right where you should be? A couple of years ago, in spite of having built a life purposefully and been lucky enough to

Over the past few years (and a preemie baby and husband’s illness) I’ve been on a quest to ditch the tox and clean up our act in terms of the products that we use to clean our home and our bodies. I’ve found some absolutely amazing products and so I

Are you thinking of heading back to work soon or have you returned within the past year? I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve teamed up with mind-set coach Donna Hubbard to launch local meet-up events for mums heading back into the world of work after time out to have children.

I’ve just found out that this week is the Soil Association Organic Beauty and Wellbeing week. So I thought now is a good time to let you know about a little project I’ve been working on as part of my mission to help mums feel more confident. When Xav was