• Mindful Parenting: My tips for staying present in the moment with your …

    As a parent, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle …

  • Green Chef review: my experience of the organic meal delivery service and …

    This year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to cut down on both …

  • Little joys this Christmas

    As soon as Fireworks Night and Halloween have been and gone, for me, it’s …

  • My Autumn fashion wishlist

    I often joke with friends that one of my many idiosyncracies is that my two …

  • What makes a good life?

    What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  The premise of the podcast is exactly that – unravelling and unpacking the question of ‘What makes a good life?’ with a variety of interesting,…

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    Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Going out for dinner, or even ordering take-away inevitably results in a stand-off between Liam and I, who unfortunately have completely different tastes when it comes to food.  I am personally always in the mood for pizza, whereas it’s one…

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    Why can’t I relax and do nothing?

    Why can’t I relax and do …

    I remember some years ago a work colleague mentioned to me that she had gone to bed early the night before because she was bored and couldn’t think of anything else to do.  At the time, my diary was crammed…

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    Four things I didn’t expect about pregnancy

    Four things I didn’t expect about …

    It’s fair to say that I didn’t really know what to expect with pregnancy.  I either have friends without children, friends with much older children or friends with babies who were absolutely, definitely putting a brave face on it and…

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    Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset

    Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset

    I always knew I had various habits that could be interpreted as greedy or hoarding.  Let’s say I’m going to the supermarket for snacks for example – I’m coming out with a multipack of crisps, chocolate, sweets, ice cream and…

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