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Middle of the Madness

It's halfway through the mid term holidays here in Scotland and I thought you might welcome some light entertainment. Ever since I became a mum I have been bombarded with mum advice online. From telling me how I should enjoy the time with my newborn and cherish every moment (cheers for that - the sleepless nights and cluster feeding kept me very much in the moment) to telling me how much my babies should eat, sleep and develop.  One thing that kept me going through the madness and was... parenting memes!  You know what I mean ... you're sleep-deprived, hangry and wondering if you'll ever feel sexy again and a meme online seems to capture exactly how you feel perfectly. ...

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It's a big week for us all... and I wanted to make sure you are okay?

Sunday was World Mental Health Awareness Day it got me thinking about one of the ways I 'get in the way' of my own positive mental health. I'm guilty of saying "I'm fine" when someone asks "How are you?".......even when I'm not. In a week where social media is embracing the topic and lots of posts talking about mental health and people sharing their journey. I think it's safe to say that this past year has been incredibly challenging for everyone....particularly parents. Carrying the burden of everyone having been at home, juggling work & schooling. Tears & Tantrums. It has taken its toll in many way..... and especially when we don't really know what is going on for people behind closed doors. I'm desperately trying to get...

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