• How to Cope with Life Stress. // Mental Health

    We all at some point struggle, find things hard and cannot cope with day to day activities, sometimes we put on a brave face and ‘keep calm and carry on’. but in these times of high stress and quite frankly god horrid times the limit of which we consider breaking point has gotten a little smaller and easier to reach. This got me thinking, what do I do when I have reached my absolute limit of how much I can deal with, how do I cope with life when life feels like its at its worst and I wanted to share with you those tips that I use daily, some times I do use more than one a day to help with certain situations and others do their job just fine for the day. How I Cope Take time out, walking away from a situation is always the best strategy, it helps you calm down and think rationally about what the task ahead is, there is no shame in walking away from a fight, mentally or physically, if you know deep down that you cannot deal with it then it is almost always best to back off, sit down quietly… View Post

    Lockdown One Month In // Parenting

    In my previous post I shared what we are longing for and cannot wait to do once COVID 19 ends but I thought what more exciting than share with you what we have been getting up to while in lockdown and what fun things we’ve done with homeschooling. That one month certainly went buy extremely slowly but my children and I have managed to fill it with fun things, taking our daily walk around the local woods to spot birds and bluebells, and of course cracking on with home schooling. H O M E  S C H O O L I N G I will be honest, I was a little scared about doing this in the beginning, while I am trained to work with children in the early years setting I was so excited and nervous that I wouldn’t be up to the task, but with the help from Mrs Mactivity and advice, set work and projects from the school teachers, its been a breeze. The children have worked through worksheets sourced by myself and via the school and I have also done a few things off my own back such as growing a garlic from a sprouting clove that… View Post