Over the years I have tried many different ways to learn how to love ME, flaws & all. For the most part growing up, I always believed I needed to be thin to be happy, to be attractive & to be successful. I’ve abused diet pills, I survived off 1 banana & 1 bowl of… View Post

 Recently several people I really care about are no longer apart of my life. It’s not easy; relationship breakdowns especially family related can be among the most painful experiences in life. Loss of any kind is tough, but loss like this can sting like none other. I wrote a previous post touching on the subject… View Post

Hi, I’m Nicole. Today I turn 26 years old. Happy Birthday to me! The most important people in my life know me as Mama. I’ve been called Superhero, brave and plenty other kind words but in reality, I’m just a girl who was thrown a curve ball in life who made a decision to help… View Post

The big Q…What’s your personality trait? For some time I had always believed my personality trait was an introvert. The characteristics seemed to be down to a T, that was when I thought there were only 8 personalities! How wrong was I!?! In fact, there are 16 upon discovering this I also ascertained I am… View Post

This September, a soon to be five-year-old Olivia will leave The Early Intervention programme. The natural next step for most families, with a child with significant physical disabilities, is to then begin transitioning their child from a home-based therapy programme to a special needs school. Luckily we have chosen a school (which we’ve just received… View Post

New Year’s resolutions – rarely have they actually been seen through but I love thinking about them mid-year. I never promise myself come January as I think it adds too much pressure. However a few months later I Take some time to reflect on the past, the good, the bad and the ugly. Positively plan… View Post

My Daughter is turning 5 this year. Every day I look at her and I’m completely amazed by how far she has come. Our Mother/daughter relationship is unconventional yet she teaches me as much as I am teaching her. Say what you want and do not be afraid to say no Olivia may be non-verbal… View Post

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

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

Self-care, Self-love… This is something I don’t think people practice enough myself included. Sometimes I treat self-care as a reward, yet taking care of yourself is so important Whether you’re a Mother, Father, Student, Male or female we all deal with stress, some days life just gets a little too much. Letting go of anything… View Post