#PerfectNightIn with Mattress Online

A good night’s sleep is something that many parents long for. Thankfully, my husband and I have many a good nights sleep, but that hasn’t always been the case. With twin girls, we’ve had our fair share of sleepless nights! However, our twins are now six years old and thankfully for the most they’re pretty good sleepers.  Sometimes though, I find the business of life can be overwhelming and this has an effect on my sleep. This is why having a good bedtime routine can help you to drift off to sleep quickly, and help you to stay asleep for… [Read More]

Thermae Bath Spa Review

On the last weekend of November my friends and I spent the weekend in Bath. We booked earlier in the year with the intention of exploring the Bath Christmas Market. You can read all about the Bath Christmas Market on my blog here. A few days before we went, my friends sent me a message asking if I’d like to go to the Thermae Bath Spa during our weekend away. Of course I jumped at the chance and said yes! The Thermae Bath Spa is an award-winning day spa, combining the ‘old and new’/ There are two historic spa buildings, The… [Read More]

Can Hair Loss Be Reversed?

Many individuals consider their hair as a source of beauty, this makes hair loss a very dreaded, yet common condition. Asides considered a source of beauty, hairs are often seen as a sign of youth and good health. Hair loss may be due to some physical, social and psychological processes. Common Causes of Hair Loss In reality, men lose hair more than women, however, both sexes do lose hair, and for different reasons too. This list contains, but is not limited to the common reasons for loss of hair. Male pattern baldness  Pattern hair loss is one of the most… [Read More]

What to do if you experience Cyber Bullying

Yesterday I wrote about a post sharing other bloggers experiences of cyber bullying. You can read it here. Following on from this post, I wanted to share with you some help and advice on what you can do if you, or someone you know has experienced cyber bullying. What is Cyber Bullying? Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and Cyberharassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers. Cyberbullying is when someone, typically teens, bully or harass others on social media sites. (Source) What to do… [Read More]

Cyber Bullying Stories: Make It Stop

Having been the victim of cyber bullying myself, I was curious to find out how many other people have been affected by it. My husband has recently been on the end of cyber bullying, read more about this here, so I was curious to hear from other bloggers about their experiences and what they think we can do to #makeitstop. Tune into the blog tomorrow for help and advice if you’ve experienced Cyber Bullying. Your Experiences Anon So a few years ago I was subject to what would be the modern day equivalent of a witch hunt. People who I… [Read More]

The top 3 benefits of quitting a bad habit

Habits are sticky behaviors that can be incredibly hard to shake off. Sadly, most people pick up bad habits that end up consuming their lifestyles. Such habits not only jeopardize our wellbeing but also prevent us from pursuing our ambitions. Ultimately, bad habits sap your energy and reduce your self-esteem considerably. Top psychologists concur that your habits affect how happy and successful you are. You don’t just start behaving in a certain way: there’s some science behind habit. Initially, your brain is triggered by a cue, then you gradually develop deep cravings. This triggers a response in an attempt to… [Read More]

An Extra Special London Marathon Fundraising Update That You Won’t Want To Miss!

Phew, that was a rather long title for a blog post! It’s worth it though because this really is an extra special London marathon fundraising update that you won’t want to miss! As many people who read my blog or follow me on social media will know, I’ve been lucky enough to receive a charity place at the London marathon 2019 with a wonderful charity called WellChild. WellChild is the national UK children’s charity making it possible for children and young people with exceptional health needs to be cared for at home instead of hospital, wherever possible. When I was offered… [Read More]

Butterfly, Labels, Transgender and Bullies

This post is probably going to be a long one, but if you can bear with me and make it to the end, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. This post is a bit of a random mash of thoughts I’ve had this week, but somehow they’re all closely related. Stick with it! Butterfly My husband and I recently watched the ITV drama, Butterfly. Image source Butterfly follows the journey of 11 year old Max who reveals to his family that he has Gender Identification Disorder. Put simply, Max was born a boy, but he feels… [Read More]

The Social Side of Exercise

When my children were babies, I remember feeling isolated and at times quite lonely. I longed for a friend. Someone I could invite round for a cuppa and chat, and vice versa. Our girls were almost one year old when I finally plucked up the courage to go to a playgroup, and I’m so glad I did. Not only did it give the girls a chance to play with some new toys and socialise with other children, it also gave me the chance to meet new people. When the girls started school, my husband and I met lots of other… [Read More]

How to train for long distance running

If you’d told me two years ago that I’d run a half marathon, and get a place for London Marathon, I would have laughed! I’ve always toyed with the idea of running, but just thought I couldn’t. In school I did cross country, and ran 5,000 metres at sports day, but when I left school, running kind of faded away. On the odd occasion, I’d feel inspired to run, but the novelty soon wore off. However, in 2017 I was inspired by a fellow blogger. I loved watching her running journey on Facebook and was slightly envious of her achievements…. [Read More]