This time of year gets very busy, people are rushing around trying to find a perfect gift for someone they love and care about, organising Christmas meals for family, getting together with friends and colleagues, decorating their houses and making memories along the way. We get so carried away with the workload of making everything … Continue reading Making Christmas more sustainable
This post is an advert. Arabella, Arabella, where are you? A bunch of toddlers goes looking for her, Arabella is a dolly, then the teacher, Rachel brings her out behind her back and says “Boo”, toddlers get excited and laugh. Alma has always been a musical child, she loves dancing, singing and does a pretty … Continue reading Rhythm time music class in York
This post is written in support of Home birth awareness week 2018. My views on birth and experience are mine only, and expressed in this post to inspire other women to feel empowered in birth, to know their rights in birth and to know that amazing birth is possible after traumatic experience. What do you … Continue reading Re-discovering birth. Two stories
Hello there, first time mum! I bet you didn't get much sleep last night. I bet you're worried and anxious whether you're doing it right and whether it's supposed to feel like this. When I had my first child I felt like I was hit by a train, and a lot of other mums felt … Continue reading My letter to the first time mum
Winter is coming. Is it? Well it definitely is, the nights are darker, the weather is colder, you can sense it in your body that there is less sunshine and if you are anything like me you might already notice mood swings cause by lack of vitamin D. On top of that you might be … Continue reading Elderberry syrup for winter blues
This post may contain advertisement. The original recipe asks for dates, but I have substituted them for sugar because of Alma's sorbitol sensitivity. Yes, I know dates are healthier than sugar. If you follow fodmap diet or have fructose malabsorption you should also watch out for sorbitol content in fruits. Sorbitol is a naturally occurring … Continue reading Super easy protein filled snack.
A couple of years ago after having my first chiild I went to a women's circle about menstruation. We were talking all things periods when one of the ladies said she's struggling with fertility and monitoring her cycles and periods very carefully. For me periods were always painful inconvenient times of the months, something I … Continue reading Fixing menstruation problems with mizan therapy. My experience