Looking after No. 1

It can’t have escaped your notice, but the words ‘self-care’ are suddenly everywhere; it’s the buzz-word for 2018, following on from wellness, mindfulness and hygge. At its most basic level, it’s simple, common-sense advice to take care of yourself. Call me cynical, but do we really need to be told this? I was listening to … Continue reading Looking after No. 1

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What we should be teaching our daughters

I bumped into a mum-acquaintance yesterday and she spent 20 minutes talking about her daughter. Apart from not even asking how I am (I've been in hospital with a really nasty ear infection but it's slowly getting better, thanks for asking) or how the kids are, she spent her time talking about another child and … Continue reading What we should be teaching our daughters