Being a mum is no easy task, and it’s not uncommon for new mums to quickly become stressed out and anxious. When you become a mum, you’re suddenly responsible for the health and happiness of another human being, which is a massive job and commitment to take on!
The massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy that we have. It is simple, powerful, and elemental. It needs no tools or special devices; only the skilled hands of a reliable practitioner. While it is one of a million different things that a person can do to relax their mind and body, it is unlike most of them for precisely this reason. With a history that stretches back almost 3,000 years, there is no denying the benefits of a regular massage.
Last week I had such a treat from Next, a trip to Champneys Springs with 10 other fab bloggers, including my cousin Mummy Bird, and a chance to chat Next autumn/winter 2015 with the others. It was a great day and an awesome evening with some very funny photo memories left on my camera. This is what happens when 11 bloggers and a few Nexters get together:
I was recently sent some fantastic products from House of Fraser in order to help me relax and I used them wisely. They sent me a lovely Pied a Terre package of diffusers and scented candles and as soon as I unpacked them they were lighting up my kitchen and making me feel relaxed.
After experiencing the many highs of the adult playground many refer to as Sin City, if you are planning a road trip from Las Vegas to LA, you’re in for a relatively short (approximately 300 miles) but rather dull trip. If you have a car full of tired, restless kids, a four hour trip can feel like a lifetime. Why not break up your trip by stopping off at some of the many gems you’ll find en route to the City of Angels? Here are some recommended hot spots you and your family may want to check out. Some like it hot Death Valley National Park is just a few hours’ drive from Vegas, and is seriously hot, regularly breaking heat records, so don’t forget to stock up on sun block and bottled water. Beside the stunning scenery, you can explore abandoned mines, ghost towns, and pay a visit to Furnace Creek, the parks headquarters. Here you can take a look around the visitor centre, grab a bite to eat and even play a game of golf if your schedule allows it. The Furnace Creek Golf Course claims to be the lowest in the world, at 214 feet below sea […]
Recently we were sent an Ewan the Sheep from easidream which was arranged by the fantastic Direct2Mum website and I leaped at the chance, as you all know Isla has not been sleeping well in her 18 months and I was willing to try anything… I think the little sheep is aimed at more babies and helping them to sleep when they are teeny tiny, but it has certainly done wonders for Isla.
I am really enjoying #SnapHappyBritMums as I love taking photos, I think its great BritMums are running a fun daily photography themed challenge. Every day there is a new prompt for a photo with a new theme and you take a photo to represent your “interpretation” of that theme. It is great seeing everyone’s different ideas. Just search on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #SnapHappyBritMums! Today’s theme is…