At some stage in our lives, many of us take on the additional role as “caregiver” Perhaps it’s to look after a chronically sick child or help an ageing family member. The term Caregiver burnout, caregiver stress or burden call it what you will, it’s overwhelming and if left unchecked the stress can certainly take… View Post

Anxiety, What the hell does it mean? And …

Anxiety, What the hell does it mean? And ways you can manage it. 

Anxiety is something we need to talk about more and stop being ashamed off! Anxiety is a REAL Illness based on extreme fear (as well as other mental health issues) To banish the stigma behind mental health we must talk about it more! Anybody and everybody can suffer from anxiety and it affects us all… View Post

What Drs didn’t tell me after having …

What Drs didn’t tell me after having a Premature baby.

Being a Mother is arguably the hardest job in the world, it doesn’t come with an instruction manual listing step by step, day to day How to proceed. We are all just going through Parenthood as best we can. It’s a learning process that simply never ends. Does it differ when you have a Premature… View Post

Creating a Happiness, inspirational Moodboard.

Creating a Happiness, inspirational Moodboard.

I’m loving these Self-care Sunday instalments! I have learnt a lot about myself & These past few weeks I’ve been working on a digital mood board. WHAT IS A MOODBOARD?  An arrangement of images, materials, pieces of text, etc. intended to evoke or project a particular style or concept. Mood boards have been used by… View Post

A letter to the Judgey mum at playgroup 

A letter to the Judgey mum at playgroup 

An open letter to the Judgemental mothers at Playgroup. Dear Judgemental Mama, I see you judging me when my daughter won’t sit still at song time when she gets into the middle of the circle and Dances. God forbid she has fun and enjoys herself at playgroup. I see you looking at me with that… View Post

What I know now.

What I know now.

Soon you will turn 26 and the life you are currently living is far from the life you had envisioned. Which has made me ponder what I wish I had known when I was sixteen. The feelings of fear, Self-conscious, Insecurity and confusion are a far cry from your teenage self. Hey Nicole, Wow, these last… View Post

Raising a child when a sibling has a …

Raising a child when a sibling has a disability

Social media may have its flaws, however since i created this blog i am more aware of families and their struggle raising children where disability has to be accounted for. Raising children is challenging enough. The difficulty level raises when you have to attempt to explain to your child that their sibling has a cognitive,… View Post