8 ways to take on the outdoors with your kids

When I think about the good old days of my childhood, images of playing outside for hours on end and begging my parents to stay outside for an extra half hour, come to mind. Nowadays, technology does play more of a significant role in our children’s everyday lives, making their experiences different to ours. But…

Parental burnout; Six ways to talk your way to a happier you in lockdown no.3

Many parents are undoubtedly feeling increased stress and exhaustion due to the intense pressure of trying to home-school and take care of their children, whilst maintaining a full-time job, keeping their relationships intact and their home in a modest state. Psychologists have likened the impact on parents to a state of burnout with commonly reported…

The PitterPatterPither Christmas Gift guide for mums

Mummies it’s time to put your feet up, grab a glass of something cold and fizzy and start writing your Christmas wish list.. and to help out with this onerous task (!!), here’s my list of some of the top gifts for mums this year. So, print the list out and stick it on the…

The seven plants and herbs that can help you sleep

Anyone else struggling with their sleep right now? My gosh we are here. I don’t know if it’s the fact that we’re just not going out so much during the day and therefore not as shattered as usual, or if it’s simply lockdown related anxiety, but the last few nights I have really struggled to…

The best year of our lives revealed

I’m approaching a birthday – not a big one –  but another year older all the same. And in these times, it can all feel a little depressing that another year has just passed us by. And my gosh, 2020 really has been a rollercoaster for everyone, hasn’t it?! Which is why this nice little…

REVEALED: What lockdown has really done to our backs

A guest post by Ann Kuan, Senior Private Physiotherapist at Vita Health Group Our backs have undoubtedly felt the strain of lockdown. From binge watching movies in bed, to sitting at our kitchen tables hunched over our laptops, to an influx in people getting fit. Our bodies, and more specifically our backs, have felt the…