How To Escape The Guilt Trap

As mums we beat ourselves up about a lot of things – what our children eat, how they behave, how much TV they watch – the potential for feeling guilty is endless. Add to the pot the added guilt that Work at Home Mums feel about not spending as much time with their...
A Break from the Old Routine

A Break from the Old Routine

Last Tuesday I had a ‘Day Off’. Unfortunately this didn’t involve a duvet day, a spa, or a mammoth shopping trip. Instead I drove 150 miles – and spent about 5 hours in the car doing so, thanks to road works, closed roads, a police census and...
Reasons to be cheerful are free!

Reasons to be cheerful are free!

    We could all do with a bit more money in the bank, a house with more space or a faster, more reliable car. And when we are constantly being bombarded with adverts it’s easy to get hung up on the things we DON’T have rather than be grateful for...
It's OK to say No

It's OK to say No

“I’ve just got SO much to do!”…….sound familiar? Saying no can be really hard….but sometimes you just need to. I don’t know if you are anything like me, but I find it incredibly difficult to say no to people. There are several reasons for this; I am...