How To Find Yourself Again When You Are A Mum

Find yourself

You eagerly anticipated being a parent throughout your entire pregnancy. You knew you were going to be a mother regardless of how wonderful or dreadful your pregnancy was, whether you were thrilled or afraid. Perhaps you imagined wearing matching “mommy and me” clothing or having a baby cuddle up to you as you slept. You … Read more

Go Easy on Yourself: 6 Simple Ways to Boost Self-Compassion

Do you tend to beat yourself up when things go wrong? If so, like most of us, you can use a little more self-compassion in your life. What is Self-Compassion? Self-compassion is having kindness, love, understanding and forgiveness toward yourself. If you think about self-esteem as being how we see and think of ourselves, self-compassion … Read more

Mums beat Cheryl Cole & Kate Middleton as most positive role model for young girls

Dove Self esteem

Dove Self-Esteem Programme Working with Mums to help boost Self-Esteem among 11-17-year-olds According to new research commissioned by Dove, young girls are shunning female celebrities and looking to their mums as the most positive role models in their lives. Mums soar above the rest with 37% of the votes cast. In a not-so-close second place, … Read more

Newsflash: Stay at home Mums don’t sit on their bums all day!

I should start this post by saying that I CHOSE to be a stay-at-home Mum and I am very happy with my choice. To quote a friend recently, I BECAME a Mum, to BE a Mum. I didn’t choose Motherhood so that someone else could bring up my children and benefit from the joy that … Read more