Here we are, another year comes to a close & a brand new year begins. I think, personality, there is no better opportunity to feel a sense of renewal in your life. A lot of people scorn the very idea of making new year's resolutions. And whilst I'm not screaming "new year, new me", I… Continue reading New Year, New Chapter
Hello there 🌿 I've found it quite hard to study lately, but not for the reason you might think. I am very interested in what I am studying right now, so when I have time, it doesn't take much motivation for me to sit and do the work that needs doing. What's particularly difficult at… Continue reading Psychology Babble #1: Violence and Children.
I held my son to my chest, and I felt my heart swell with love. It's almost overwhelming sometimes; the way I feel such a pang of deep sadness intertwined into that pure, unconditional love. It's especially strong when I stand at my bedroom window, as the light of the day fades (or has faded)… Continue reading Shadows.
I'm awake way past a reasonable bed time once again, and why? Well I'm sure that many of you will understand the desire to get in some me-time. And there is always the realisation you must pick between getting the nightly chores done and seeing to yourself. Sometimes (*ahem* all the time!) you find yourself… Continue reading The Extended Insta Post #1
I love being a mother but I don't love being alone. I love blogging but I don't love that it's about readership no matter how much you convince yourself it's not (it does sting a bit when you put effort in to writing and taking pictures and nobody reads it). I love taking photographs but… Continue reading I Love Being A Mother But…
I wanted to blog every day this month, for no reason other than it was a goal I set myself. But for the last two days, I couldn't. Now I have decided that I don't blog when I don't have Reuben. This is because I really struggle with my mental health when he's away from… Continue reading Letting Go: Mama Standards
I've been very "real" in my blog posts lately. It's a part of the healing process. It's me saying "hey I'm fed up of hiding" because it's more exhausting covering up mental illnesses than it is dealing with them. But mental illnesses are so common, so many people have them, but the stigma lives on.… Continue reading The Attention Seekers