#KindnessChangesLives With Oxfam

  Oxfam are releasing a campaign titled #KindnessChangesLives which is all about your own moments of kindness or about anyone who has been kind to you without asking. It’s so nice when people go that extra mile without you having to ask for help. A few months ago I was really struggling with my mental health, I couldn’t find the motivation to even open the curtains let alone leave the house. I had avoided going to the shops always asking…

BBC Mums and Mental Health #MumTakeover

Some of you may or may not already know that I was asked if I would like to get involved with the BBC mums and mental health event that is taking place in Blackpool this week where Stacey Solomon, Rochelle Humes and Giovanna Fletcher will join BBC 5 live radio presenter Anna Foster to host the UK’s biggest conversation about Mums and Mental Health. I was asked by the BBC to film a short video talking about my experience as…

Raising Money for BBC Children In Need

I have decided to take part in the BBC Children In Need event this year, I watch it on the TV every year and always wish I could do something to make a difference. I have been supported by various charities over the years and I feel like it’s time to give something back. Not only that, I also want others to have the chance to be supported so the more funding there is, the more help will be available.…

Anxiety, Leaving the House & Driving

When I first passed my driving test I was adamant that I would be one of those mums that go on days out all the time & make the most of my car but now that I am in my second year of driving & now that it’s pretty much winter again, I haven’t been out as much as I would have liked. Not only that I have been suffering badly with anxiety & it seems to have stopped me…

Fighting Anxiety as a Parent

When I was pregnant, something just clicked and I was doing well with my anxiety, for some reason being pregnant made me feel a little bit more confident about myself. But unfortunately I soon lost that after having Alyssia and started to struggle again. But despite being at my absolute worst, I always feel better with my little girl by my side. I have spoken to quite a few mums about this and I got back quite a mixed response.…