If We’d Had World Book Day In The 70’s, I’…

Today is World Book Day which celebrates authors, illustrators, books and, a subject close to my heart, reading. In fact ,it has been designated a worldwide celebration…

The Whacking Great Crossroads That Is Age 55

I’m 55 in May.  I can hardly believe it and yes, I consider myself lucky to have made it this far.  But just lately the…

Menopause Anxiety Has Got Me

One of the lovely side effects of the menopause is an increase in anxiety.  To quote Dr Louise R. Newson from My Menopause Doctor, “Low…

20 Easy Self Care Hacks To Feel Better Now

We all have days when things don’t entirely go to plan or we wake and find we just feel ‘blah’ but I have 20 easy…

Share A Story With Your Kids This World Book Day

It’s World Book Day on 7th March and this year’s theme is “Share A Story” – share the book that inspired you as a child…

Keep Up With Your Fitness Routine: Simple Tips for Busy Mums

If I told you that fitness is an activity that can be squeezed into a busy day, would you believe me? When kids are roaming…

This Request May Make You Turn That Wedding Invite Down!

On Mumsnet not so long ago there was a thread which queried how tacky it was, on a scale of minor social embarrassment to pure…

5 Great Reasons To Explore Mauritius

When I got married in 2011 the Husband and I decided to postpone our honeymoon since we had two small children. 5 years later and…

Making Pancakes With Caitlin

Existing readers of this blog will be familiar with my undoubted culinary prowess and remember the ‘Potato of Doom’ incident. Despite this, and racked with unprecedented…

Home Maintenance Tips for Everyone

Since we spend almost two-thirds of our daily lives at home, you’d think that maintaining our biggest asset, our home, would be a top priority,…

Help Your Back Pain With These Tips

As we get older, sadly, we are no longer as flexible as we used to be, which can lead to many problems. One area of…