BABY MASSAGE- A Language Of Love. Some of the amazing benefits for you and your baby.

Have you ever had a massage? If yes, then you know just how much more relaxed, lighter and well you feel following a Swedish, raindrop or hot stone. There are so many amazing health benefits to a massage, and these health benefits resonate with your baby during this holistic practice too. Baby massage offers the…

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INHALE, EXHALE: Breathing Exercises To Support You Holistically From Pregnancy, Through To Birth And Beyond.

Breathing is second nature to us all. We take our first breath the moment we are born. We breathe in, we breathe out. We inhale, we exhale. But do we know truly how to breathe effectively? Being mindful of our breath can really help us to stay calm, focused, and relaxed. Breathing techniques can help…

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NEWBORN BABY, NEWBORN MOTHER. An insight into the ‘change’ from Womanhood to Motherhood.

  “THE MOMENT A CHILD IS BORN, THE MOTHER IS ALSO BORN. SHE NEVER EXISTED BEFORE. THE WOMAN EXISTED, BUT THE MOTHER, NEVER. A MOTHER IS SOMETHING ABSOLUTELY NEW”. This is a famous quote from the spiritual guru, Osho. I can certainly relate to this. I’m a mother of two and I saw myself as…

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FINDING AND MAKING THE TIME FOR SELF LOVE- LET’S MOTHER OURSELVES BEFORE WE MOTHER OUR CHILDREN

  So here I am back to blogging after 9 short weeks. I posted my last blog just a few days before Florence was born. All parents say how quickly time goes when you have children, Matilda is two already, so I know first-hand how fast the time goes. But life with two is just…

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MOTHERHOOD OVERWHELM- How To Recognise This Big Feeling And Make Small Changes in Your Lifestyle To Become The Best Mum You Can Possibly Be

Have you ever felt like you can’t cope? Like you’re suffocating? Like you’re drowning? If so, then you may be battling with overwhelm. I had never suffered with overwhelm until about 6 months ago. My husband asked me why I had been so stressed and emotional (being 8 weeks pregnant and none the wiser may…

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SELF LOVE. LEARNING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SELF-LOVE AND SELF-CARE. AND LEARNING HOW TO TRULY LOVE YOURSELF.

  SELF-CARE Self-care, I discovered very recently, is just one strand of self-love. Self-care includes acts and practices such as: • Bubble baths • Early nights • The odd glass of wine • Chilling out with a cuppa • Reading a good book • Spa days • Hair appointments • Beauty treatments Self-care is all…

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My Pregnancy number 2 Announcement. Feelings and all.

  Rather than post a happy picture on Instagram or write a lengthy post on Facebook letting the world know I’m pregnant with baby number two, I wanted to take you on the journey of my pregnancy so far, feelings and all. I know of the phrase ‘second child syndrome’ but there should definitely be…

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MOTHERHOOD STRUGGLES, HOW STRUGGLES CAN LEAD TO COMPARISON AND HOW COMPARISON CAN LEAD TO JUDGEMENT.

  This blog, some of you may be pleased to know is short and sweet (a bit like me 😉 ) I’ll be honest, I’ve tried to think of hundreds of words to write to fill the space, but I really don’t need to. The message I’m trying to get across to all you lovely,…

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Self-Care During Pregnancy. My Self-Care Journey

  SELF CARE. SELFISH OR NOT? It was only during pregnancy that I started to be more aware and conscious of self-care and the importance of it. Before then, the phrase ‘self-care’ would have screamed selfish or self-indulgent to me. During pregnancy though, I had more care for myself than I ever had before. I…

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Mum guilt. What we feel guilty for and how we can shift our mindset.

MUM GUILT Mum guilt is a real thing. Many of us mothers feel that overwhelming sense of guilt and if you are one of the lucky ones who don’t, then you have probably learnt to become so confident and happy with your decision making that you don’t let the guilt affect you so much, hats…

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