Tag Archives: depression

Battling Winter Blues: Fun Ways to Keep Kids Busy on Cold Winter Days

Winter time is long, dark, and cold, and keeping the kids busy when they can’t be banished to the backyard for some fresh air and play time is essential for maintaining your sanity. Thankfully, there are many things to do that’ll keep your kids busy and engaged indoors. Next time your kids complain that they’re bored, break out one of …

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Losing Motivation & Visiting The Ducks

I’ve been really struggling this winter to find the motivation for adventures. Our year last year was so busy and full of fun exciting things that when the cold hit, I wanted to hibernate through it and chill out. P2 had a full month off nursery and we got into a bit of a lazy routine of pyjama days, movies …

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“I look healthier and more awake than I did a year ago”

Somebody told me today that I look healthier and more awake than I did a year ago after posting this photo on my Instagram this morning.  Little did that person know that I’m hiding a badger stripe at my roots, bags under my eyes and a pretty fed up mood. It was a comment that certainly picked me up …

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Feeling Calmer

I cannot believe how grown up P1 is. She’s always been very mature for her age but recently she’s been outstanding especially with her little sister! In the past few days she’s been so helpful. Actually asking to change P2s bottom, get her dressed and give her a bottle. This evening she wanted to feed her sister her dinner, and …

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Round Like A Circle

I’m feeling angry at myself. The anger gets stronger each day. I hate who I am. Who I’ve become. Where I’m heading. Why do I have no motivation? I have three things I need to do: 1) Express milk. 2) Tidy the room. 3) Exercise. I fail to even do one of those each day! All are as important as …

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Guilt Ridden

I keep looking at P2 and realising how lucky I truly am. She’s perfect in every way, she’s healthy, she’s growing, she’s developing and she’s feeding. I frequently feel guilty about the luck that has been showered over us. So many women struggle, they struggle to conceive, they struggle to grow a baby, they struggle to feed, they struggle to …

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