Category Life

CELEBRATING INSPIRING WOMEN (BECAUSE THEY DON’T GET CELEBRATED ENOUGH IN MY BOOK)

EVERYWHERE I turn, everywhere I look, I am surrounded by inspiring women. Extraordinary women.Women who have survived and thrived against the odds. Women who achieve the most incredible things. Women who continually strive to be their best. So many women in my life inspire me and make me want to be better, from my mum to my three sisters, to my mother in law to my best friends. All of

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Being the ‘best mummy in the whole wide world’

IT’S a tough gig is motherhood. There are moments of beauty. There are moments of joy. There are days when everything goes to plan and you feel like you’re living those perfect parenting moments that you see in glossy magazines and portrayed on celebrity Instagram accounts. And then. Then there are the days when you feel like you can’t take another minute. Then there are those awful days that we

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How to fall in love with your body

LAST week I wrote a piece on body image and the importance of being mindful about the way you speak about your body. The response was amazing (thank you everyone!) and it really seemed to strike a chord. The comments came thick and fast (I still haven’t had a chance to get around to replying to them all yet) and sadly it seems that when it comes to body image,

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What happened when the snow happened, today…

I HAD great ideas about how I was going to spend today. I was going to do lots of work. I was going to get my nails done (they’re in desperate need of a little TLC) and meet a friend for a cuppa. I was going to write a ‘serious’ blog post. I was going to get lots of s**t done. That was until I looked out of the window

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WHAT A WOMAN TALKING ABOUT CHIPS TAUGHT ME ABOUT BODY IMAGE

A FEW months ago I was walking down the street in my local town when I caught a snippet of a conversation between a mum and daughter which took my breath away. It was an ordinary conversation, general chit chat and it went a little something like this: “Mummy, I’m so excited for dinner. I can’t wait to have fish and chips.” “That’s great darling, Mummy is hungry too. I

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How to get started as a freelance writer

Sponsored Post  AS a freelancer I count myself as being a very lucky woman. I adore freelancing, it is by far one of the best career moves I have ever made and radically changed my life since I took the leap over four years ago. The team over at Hiive have asked me to share some of my top ‘get started’ freelancing tips with you guys and as I’m all for

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Books that could change your life this year (quite possibly)

READING is one of those great pleasures in life that sends me giddy with total and utter joy. I’ve always been a bookworm and although I don’t get nowhere near as much time as I’d like these days (who does?!) to sit down and curl up with a good read, over Christmas and New Year I did manage to work my way through a few belters. These books are so

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How I plan to become a healthier me this year

FIRSTLY, before we begin, may I just take a moment to say Happy New Year! I know, I know, we’re a few days in to 2015 already but seeing as it’s my first post of the year, I just needed to get that off my chest. Now it is, let’s get onto the business of health shall we? Hands up, who’s popped a bit more chunk on their trunk over

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