Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Giveaway: Win F*cked At 40 Book by Tova Leigh

Motherhood feels like it totally changes you as a person, and even how you are seen by everyone around you.

Actress, writer and influencer Tova Leigh has written a book about her experience of this, called F*cked At 40.

Tova Leigh
Tova Leigh Has Written About Rediscovering Herself After Having Kids

The book, released 3 March 2020, is aimed at women who feel trapped or is going through a mid-life crisis. She explores what you can do when you find yourself living a life you don't recognise or didn't plan. Tova decided to write the book, because;

Friday, 7 February 2020

Valentines Gift Ideas For Men

Can you believe that the gushy, romantic, overpriced day is upon us again already?! 

I've always struggled with Valentine's Day, as it has become so commercialised over the years, but I do love the sentiment that it's about showing people how special they are to you as it's easy to forget to do that sometimes.

valentines gifts for men
The Current Receiver of My Gifts (and me)

Buying for men isn't easy for me. Most women love the cliche chocolates, flowers and jewellery, but what are the go-to gifts for men? As the date has been approaching I've been having a little look into it and here's what I've come up with so far. Feel free to add some more ideas in the comments below!

My Valentine Gift Ideas for Him


Wednesday, 5 February 2020

How Do I Help My Child Look After Their Mental Health?

Did you know that 1 in 8 children and young people have a diagnosable mental health condition?

I got this statistic from the children's mental health charity Place2Be, who are running #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek this week. Their theme this year is 'Find your Brave' which focuses on teaching children the importance of looking after their own emotional wellbeing.


Place2Be childrens mental health

I'm a huge advocate for children being taught about mental health as young as they can, so they can start to build strategies and awareness about their own mental health which will help them manage it throughout their adult lives.

There's so many things we can do as parents to help children understand their feelings and thoughts, as well as teach them how to regulate these healthily.

Due to my own mental health I often worry about how my son is learning to manage his thoughts and emotions, so I've spent time researching ways to teach him things that don't come naturally to me.

Here are my tips, feel free to add your own in the comments, the more the merrier!

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