Why we choose to parent without punishments and rewards

I can’t think now how I came to discover parenting without punishment specifically - I think it must have been something I naturally discovered having got really into the neuroscience and psychology of child development during pregnancy, and once you know how that works there’s no going back. One tricky side effect of that research … Continue reading Why we choose to parent without punishments and rewards

What’s in baby’s hospital bag?

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com It’s funny how many millions of these posts it feels like I read in early pregnancy, so when I had to pack my hospital bag and baby’s I knew exactly what I wanted to take 🙂 Boy was surprised I packed baby's bag properly and he didn't need to … Continue reading What’s in baby’s hospital bag?

What’s in my hospital bag

Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com I found all of the youtube videos and blogs on this topic so interesting just to be nosey about how everyone approaches packing their hospital bag (!) and super useful in working out what to take in mine, so I thought I'd do a similar post. I used the … Continue reading What’s in my hospital bag

Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

Well hello again everyone! I've been fairly quiet on here which is odd given that you'd think in lockdown I'd have had much more time to blog... but being pregnant in a global pandemic, having started a new job (my first fully qualified lawyer job) remotely and various other things have meant that blogging just … Continue reading Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

So you may have seen on instagram I became a bit sporadic posting in early Jan this year, and then went offline for a few days with some health stuff. Nothing like something feeling wrong with your body to make you focus on taking care of yourself, right? I usually rely on my hardcore boxing … Continue reading New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

I'm going to review my experience of 'tapping' or 'EMT (Emotional Freedom Technique)' in this post, but first I just want to tell you a little bit about how I came across it, and share a kind of disclaimer! I came across tapping via Jody Shield, who I first saw speak on a wellness panel … Continue reading Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!

Happy New Year everyone, first of all! Hope you all had a great Xmas and NYE, but if you didn't... don't sweat it! I had such an amazing time with the wedding in mid December, a lovely mini moon... but then got plunged back in to work stress, then Xmas, and then because of the … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!

Have a greener (not Grinch-ier!) Christmas: Simple Sustainability Tips

I don't know about you, but every single day I feel a bit sick about the amount of plastic packaging we see everywhere - and yes, I'm an eco-hypocrite because I have my plastic kobox bottles, for example (although I reuse them as much as I can!), or buy the odd innocent green smoothie which … Continue reading Have a greener (not Grinch-ier!) Christmas: Simple Sustainability Tips

#8 Inspire Interview Series – REBECCA KING – Lawyer (Associate at one of the Biggest American Firms in London)

Sorry it's been a little while since the last Inspire Interview... today's is completely different to the careers we've spoken about before, which is why I love doing this series so much... there are so many amazing people doing cool jobs in all kinds of different industries, and talking to everyone about it is great … Continue reading #8 Inspire Interview Series – REBECCA KING – Lawyer (Associate at one of the Biggest American Firms in London)

Staying Zen while spinning multiple plates! (Bust stress & anxiety for Autumn)

Everyone gets stressed and anxious, some more than others, but pretty much everyone can relate in some way! It's become such a 'thing' (people talk about being busy and stressed and anxious 24/7 these days!) that we're all looking for easy ways to de-stress all the time. While there aren't any magic solutions, there are some … Continue reading Staying Zen while spinning multiple plates! (Bust stress & anxiety for Autumn)