Ten things helping me feel better in lockdown

How did you find last week? I hope you’re doing ok – these are difficult times, especially being back in lockdown! I thought l’d share some things that helped me last week. These things haven’t been a magic fix of course. There have still been moments of frustration and anxiety. But these have helped take [read more]

Reasons why you should give meal planning a go

Meal planning…the simple act of taking some time to plan for your weekly meals and yes, this can include going out for dinner or ordering a take-away! There are many benefits to meal planning and in this blog Claire Gillies, Founder of Delicious and Real shares with us the reasons why she loves meal planning. [read more]

And still I rise. Paintings of survival.

I am Kat, and I am shyly stepping out of the shadows to call myself an artist, rather than just somebody who makes art!  I recently completed a series of 85 paintings of glorious women who have survived; who have used the broken pieces of their lives to build a bridge and walk with power. [read more]

Ask yourself…do I have too many?

Has lockdown made you want to declutter and reorganise around the house? If the intention was there but in reality there just hasn’t been time to do it, don’t worry you’re not alone in that. Thankfully Tracy Ross from Blissfully Organised is on hand to help us cull the clutter. Tracy is passionate about helping people [read more]

Have I done enough? No, I have not done enough.

I’ve rewritten this blog post countless times as I try to find the right words to say and then it hit me!  I’m pretty much free to write what I want and say what I want (with very little fear of recrimination). Meanwhile the words, the voices, the real-life experiences of black people are being [read more]

Understanding your child’s behaviour during COVID-19

Have you noticed that your child’s behaviour has changed recently? Maybe they are more irritable, angry, or frustrated. Are they acting out to get your attention? Maybe they seem quieter or more withdrawn than usual or perhaps they’ve regressed and have started sucking their thumb, being more clingy or wanting to sleep in your bed? [read more]

My passion for natural skincare became my business too

After a few weeks off, I’m really pleased to be back to share your stories. Today we’re talking with Anna from Milo + James about how a passion for natural, organic products led to her starting up her own skincare company. “Hi, I’m Anna, the co-founder of Milo + James; a skincare company passionate about [read more]