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.…

“I don’t feel beautiful” Body Positivity & …

I struggled with body positivity way before having Alyssia, for years before having her in fact and I have never really been happy with my body. But why? This is a question I have been asked by many doctors, counsellors & friends.. why not? I don’t know, I’m just not. Before falling pregnant I struggled with eating, and hated looking in the mirror but when I fell pregnant, things changed. It took me a while to get used to my…

Toddlers, Tantrums & Transitions

I recently wrote a post talking about how the 18 month sleep regression is killing me, I spoke about how Alyssia had always been an amazing sleeper until now & how much I’m really struggling to get things done. We made the decision to move Alyssia into a toddler bed now that she is 19 months old and keeps attempting to climb out. She absolutely loved it when we were putting it together and once it was up she wouldn’t…

My October Self Care Challenge

It’s October! When did this happen? The year has absolutely flown by and it’s getting closer and closer to my 19th birthday. My daughter is 19 months old now and I’m still suffering with anxiety. I mean, what can I expect I’ve been suffering for years but not this badly.. depression has played a big part in my life, I had it before Alyssia & also after, but the problem is that It’s still affecting me to the point where…

Positive Vibes & Letting Go

I think it’s safe to say that letting go is something that we all need to do now and again. Do you ever get sick & tired of the negativity and the way it makes you feel? Yeah me too.. so I’ve decided to do something about it. At the start of 2017 one of my goals was to reduce the negativity in my life & I’m happy to say that with a lot of stress & drama, it’s finally…