motherhood

I never thought post natal depression would affect me. I don’t know why exactly I thought this - after all, it is common amongst post partum women (more than 1 in 10 will experience it within a year of giving birth), especially those who have a family history of the condition.

My materna...

Motherhood, where do we start? It is a funny and emotional experience. There’s a package of positive and negative emotions. It brings tremendous joy, pride, sadness, laughter, frustration and stress. On the other hand it is the most rewarding job ever, but hand in hand it can...

When it comes to motherhood loneliness has to be one of the most relatable experiences, but sadly one of the least discussed. The constant cycle of feeding, changing, tidying and washing (and everything else in between) can begin to resemble something quite similar to Ground H...

Whether you love or loathe them, find them cringe worthy or sing them at the top of your voice each and every morning "affirmations" which are statements said with both belief and conviction, have actually helped thousands of people to achieve positive results in their lives.

You see, t...

As most know, motherhood doesn't come without stresses, strains and struggles - but when we think of celebrities and the Duchess of Cambridge particularly, most of us would assume that with help on hand, nannies, a doting husband and maybe even a maid to do the night feeds - why would K...

You’ve done it! 9 months have elapsed, morning sickness is a far distant memory, your knees are beginning to make an appearance, and the woes of struggling to

November 30, 2018

Women – powerful, brave, courageous, life givers.

We are all truly unique and special in so many ways, yet most of us       (I include myself in this sentence) do not realise it. Surely it should be that as we grow older and wiser we develop and grow our inner c...

November 20, 2018

The feelings of despair, helplessness and fright when those first spots of blood appeared are incomprehensible and it's only then that you realise just how badly you want this baby.

November 14, 2018

There is an awkwardness that is attached to motherhood. An awkwardness that no other life situation will bring. A sort of limbo stage where you are nothing but everything. A bitter sweet existence that creates a tirade of happiness but sadness simultaneously.

Before my first child I vowe...

When it comes to getting your little one to sleep, well, like a baby, but without the bits that means they are waking up every hour or refusing to re-settle or wanting to be fed or rocked to sleep, it can be soooo exhausting and challenging.

As a gentle holistic infant sleep coach, I tal...

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