2017-11-13
Fun drinking game for patents

Parenting should come with a manual

Babies should be delivered with Haynes style manuals, with yearly updates and special add on instruction, bounus additions, for kids who decide to confuse parents even further with their new and exciting kid goings on. My boy is now 11 and I admit that it’s not been all smiles and rainbows. There have been a
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What happens when the NHS fails you?

Please note: This posts contains medical terminology, descriptions of bodily functions and discussions on mental health. Please be aware if these are trigger warnings for you!   I have been absent from the world of blogging recently. I have missed out on so many events, on meeting up with friends, talking to brands, networking, and
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Lady Gaga 5ft2, Does this show what chronic pain really is?

Having spent most of my summer in hospital for chronic pain and inflammation, it’s always a positive when I hear of famous people who are bringing chronic illness and pain to the forefront of the media spotlight. Fibromyalgia, lupus, chrons, depression and anxiety are just some of the major health issues which have been flagged
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Hard times and difficult decisions – how funerals are changing

If someone wanted to have a conversation with you about funerals, the first thought would most likely be that they are a little morbid or maybe even having some dark thoughts you should know about. It can be a topic which is as taboo as sex, because no one really wants to talk about it
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Feeling Brave? Starting High School with #BravebyNature

September is just a few days away, and while the 1st of September for me always marks my late fathers birthday, this year it comes with a new anniversary, and one Nathan is going to remember for the rest of his life. This Friday, Nathan starts at High School, and we have spent the last
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11 years ago today – my sons birth story

Eleven years ago today my life changed forever. I became a mum.  I actually always had that mothering nature, I was a surrogate mother to over 300 students in my job at the University and my friends thought of me as their mum away from home as I would feed and look after them all.
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Would you like to become a Wellness Network UK Ambassador?

Do you have an interest in helping you and your family with natural health and wellness methods? Do you know that essential oils can play a key part in supporting natural health and wellness? Myself and Emma from The Crazy Wellness Coach are looking for a team of Wellness Network UK  Blogger Ambassadors who we
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Alcohol and Drinking Culture as Displayed in the Media

I hardly ever drink alcohol, in fact it was 5 years ago the first time I ever got drunk.  I have never been much of a big drinker, I prefer to drink at home than to drink out in public as if I am out I like to be able to drive, and I also
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Guest Post

Staying Youthful as a Mum: Beauty Secrets at Home

Staying Youthful as a Mum Beauty secrets at home being a mum is like becoming a ‘jack of all trades’ – you’re ready to do anything or become anyone for the sake of your children, anytime, anywhere. Consequently, these circumstances bring a lot of stress and pressure. Many mums tend to forget to care for
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Dear Future Husband – a relationship with a plot twist

Dear Future Husband, whoever you may be, You know that part in the vows, in sickness and in health, well, I need to talk to you about that bit. I have what is called an invisible illness. On the outside I look fine. I go about my daily activities like most people do, only over
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