Family trip to Italy on a budget: top 3 places to visit

*this is a collaborative guest post from Emily* For any parents who have ventured out on family trips, I think we can all agree that traveling together always creates some of the best memories. At the same time, however, expenses can quickly add up and blow your budget. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly family […]

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Hope with Eating Disorders – Lynn Crilly

*this post is a book review post, I am privileged to be sharing about the second edition of this book. I will be talking about eating disorders including my own story, so please take this as a trigger warning* My name is Karen and at the age of about 19, I was bulimic. My mother […]

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Tips for keeping your expenses under control and saving up

*this is a collaborative post from Emily, we hope you find it helpful*  Money can be stressful, yes, but it doesn’t have to be! Many people find that the standard recurring payments are necessary, the large purchases are far and few between, and the small expenses are the ones that quickly add up. 5 pounds […]

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Anxiety doesn’t make me weak…

I think, in fact I know, that people believe that someone with mental health issues, dealing with something like anxiety, depression or other long term mental health diagnosis, are weak, and broken. I have had people say it to me. I have had people imply that, not so subtly. The way people react and treat […]

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Half term fun with Shrek’s Adventure…

*this is a review post. We were gifted entry in return for a review* It’s half term here, and in winter, whilst you might be glad of the break from the school routine, like we are, you may also be looking for things to do, if the weather is not playing ball, or you want […]

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Half term school holiday fun at SeaLife London Aquarium

*this is a review post, we were kindly gifted a visit to review the Sea Life London Aquarium* I don’t know about other parents but I tend to greet the half term holidays in the winter months with a bit of a mixed view. I am glad to have a break from the school routine […]

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Project 365 – a photo a day 17/02/19 Should I hand them in?

We happened to pass this place today, on our walk around London. I was tempted to hand this dodgy looking crew in for questioning but then realised I would have to carry all the shopping and picnic bags myself if I did that, so I decided not to. They were relieved… Hope you have had […]

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Anxiety and me: Winter is bad for my mental health.

This is the first time I have voiced that sentence aloud. “Winter is bad for my mental health”. I have thought it for the longest time, but then dismissed that thought as silly, hippy talk. Too much Doctor Googling and not enough common sense. But in therapy we have been discussing the cycles of my […]

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