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How to cope as a Single Mum: 8 Ways to Make it All Easier

2019-09-02T11:33:49+00:00Parenting|

When we first become a single mum, whether it be through choice or not, we have a tremendous amount of responsibility to shoulder! It is terrifying and lonely, and sometimes, we might even feel like we are “losing ourselves". I am not ashamed to say that I felt that way at first. Just know [...]

Busy Mum Beauty Tips: Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer

2019-02-05T00:17:05+00:00LifeStyle|

Busy women and busy mothers should be allowed to get their beauty on too! Have you joined my 21-Day Self-Love Challenge yet? On one of my visits to Boots, I asked a sales assistant for the best primer they had. I also mentioned that my nose area and T-Zone had become very dry recently (strange [...]

10 Essential Habits of Highly Productive Women

2019-02-05T01:40:58+00:00Personal Growth|

Juggling mum life and work life is hard - especially if you are a single mum! (Yes, I said it!) Honestly though, we are all Superwomen to be able to do this - single mum or not! Time management techniques and productivity strategies are two of the only things that make it all so much [...]

Quick Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

2019-02-05T00:02:24+00:00LifeStyle|

As a working mum, I have too often been in the position of not getting home until late and then having to feed myself and Squidge something healthy before bedtime. If you have been in this position before, you probably felt as stressed as I once did!   By the time you have finished figuring [...]

Toddler Behaviour Management: 10 Techniques to Get Your Tot Behaving

2019-02-28T03:19:06+00:00Parenting|

So, your toddler is at that age where everything is either "no" or "mine"! Anything that is NOT theirs, they want! Anything that IS theirs, they bounce off the floor or stand on! You might even find them grabbing at anything and everything? (If this sounds about right, check out my article on how to [...]

10 Stupid Misconceptions about Single Mum’s

2019-02-04T23:42:55+00:00Parenting|

Since becoming a single mum, I have heard the most ridiculous comments about single mums! These comments are both hilarious and nasty! I'm sure people just assume these stereotypical visions of single mum's from what they see on stupid TV shows! Some single mums find it extremely difficult to be a single mum. There is [...]

6 Reasons Positive Woman are Happier Women

2019-09-02T11:41:46+00:00Personal Growth|

I like to think of myself as an optimist. The main thing to remember - even when you might feel like your whole world is crushing down around you, is...You Are Still Alive! Yep, that's my main piece of advice here. Start small with your Positive Thinking!  You might be thinking..."Oh, yeh that's helpful!", [...]

Living with a Heart Condition: Cardiac Rehab

2019-02-04T23:10:20+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

I recently completed the final stage (Stage 4) of my Cardiac Rehab programme! HERE IS A SHORT INSTA-VID OF ME DOING STAGE 3 AT THE GYM!   Cardiac Rehab (short for Rehabilitation) is a programme dedicated specifically to people with a heart condition, that has, or will affect their daily lives.   My Dilated Cardiomyopathy [...]

Day’s Out in London With a Toddler: London Zoo

2019-02-04T22:57:40+00:00LifeStyle|

My mumsie (Aka Squidge's Nanna) and I took Squidge on a day-trip to London Zoo. Squidge is at such a great age for discovery right now.   Although she doesn't understand what a Lemur or Penguins actually are, she still had a LOT of fun talking to the animals at the zoo!   Whenever we [...]

Exercise Resources for Complete Beginners

2019-02-14T12:48:36+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

Regular exercise is proven to improve heart health and mental and emotional well-being. Exercise is also known to reduce stress and help to prevent depression and anxiety. This list is a short collection of completely FREE resources to get you started on your fitness journey. You should always make sure you allow enough time in [...]

Living with a Chronic Illness: 6 Simple Survival Tips!

2019-02-04T22:23:58+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

Just three months after the birth of my first child in January 2017, I was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure. I was devastated! I freaked out...did NOT take the news well at all! Once I started to pick myself up, I found certain things that really made me feel better about the whole [...]