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All sorts go in here but mainly pieces personal to me. From my anxiety to how  I’m generally feeling at a particular time.

This is me

This is me

This is me – Have you ever tried to write about yourself? It’s actually really difficult. I have been aware that the basic idea of blogging is to keep a diary so how I can write daily without having something about me on my website. Where to begin? I won’t bore with stories of my early life as it’s really pretty insignificant to where I am now. Let’s start from age 16. I left school with no GCSEs, I wasn’t…

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Summer Holidays – Ideas for the children

Summer Holidays – Ideas for the children

What have you got planned this summer? I know it’s hard to juggle everything around work and it can feel quite daunting but summertime is a perfect time for children to experience boredom, forcing them to be creative. It’s a time to follow interests, discover new passions, and experiment. But even the most self-entertaining child sometimes runs out of ideas, so here are some ideas they can add to their summer checklist. 1. Explore outside. Being outside in nature is important…

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I can’t remember the last time

I can’t remember the last time

I can’t remember the last time I got him dressed I cut his food We shared a bath He held my hand in public He kissed me at the school gates He wanted to dress up as a superhero I had to reassure him Captain Hook wasn’t knocking at his window He spoke of fairies and gnomes He cried when he fell I can’t remember the last time ❤️

Working Nights – Tips to help you survive

Working Nights – Tips to help you survive

Working night shifts can be disorienting and upsetting, especially at the beginning. These tips can help with the adjustment process. You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay active during the day. 1….

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10 reasons to get children involved in gardening

10 reasons to get children involved in gardening

We have all heard that being outside in the fresh air has amazing health benefits. We have also heard that planting flowers can be therapeutic. But did you know that gardening has amazing developmental benefits for children? Here are ten amazing reasons to get children gardening; Engages All the Senses Children learn best when engaging all their senses. With gardening, kids can touch and feel the dirt (the bit they enjoy the most), seeds and flowers, see the vibrant colors…

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