Jenson being hilarious
Jenson, Mental Health, Parenthood

Self-Care Sunday #7

It's true what they say, laughter is the best medicine. My favourite sound in the world is Jenson's laughter and I was creased up watching him the other day. He likes to 'hide' in my mum's conservatory and this week he realised that it's hilarious to press his nose and tongue up against the glass… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #7

this is us
Film, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #6

Something I really look forward to each week is catching up on the latest episode of This Is Us. Because it's so emotional I like to watch it on my own with no interruptions from the boys, so I tend to catch up in bed with peace and quiet. I really do recommend having a… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #6

self care coffee and cake
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #5

Thursdays are normally a rush. I've just finished my working week (#sorrynotsorry) so I'm super-tired as it is and I generally have just under an hour to get Jenson ready for swimming. It's not worth waking him earlier - have you ever woken a toddler? Ugh! In that time we both get dressed, have breakfast… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #5

self care sunday mental movement review
Books, Lifestyle, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #2 with Mental Movement

Self-Care Sunday is a new blog series where I'll be sharing my weekly self-care tips. The idea started as a way to take some time for myself at least once each week (rather than sporadically) but I hope that sharing them will encourage others to do the same - especially stressed out working mums! Half… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #2 with Mental Movement

Film, Lifestyle, Mental Health

Film review: Silver Linings Playbook

Even the non-film buffs amongst you will have heard of this film. It was nominated for eight Oscars, it’s based on a semi-popular novel, it’s written and directed by an award-winning filmmaker and it has a fantastic cast. Robert De Niro hasn’t been better for years (you’ll almost forget about the breastfeeding scene in Meet… Continue reading Film review: Silver Linings Playbook