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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Not so ordinary Ordinary skincare

Okay, hands up, it's been a LONG time since I've written anything. Call it a case of writer's block, or maybe it's just being busy with life but I still haven't quite worked out what I want my blog to be. However, maybe actually writing something will help rather than doing nothing, so here goes! … Continue reading Not so ordinary Ordinary skincare

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

Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

It can't have escaped your notice that today is International Women's Day. I've seen a lot written about it and it's really made me think about the women who have been, and continue to be, inspirational in my life. I admit that I did have to google IWD to check my understanding, and it is … Continue reading Inspirational women on International Women’s Day