Confessions of sleep deprived parents

sleep deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a killer isn’t it? I mean actual torture! Being sleep deprived is not just about feeling a bit tired, it’s way more than that as any parent will well know. New parents will steal just four hours and 44 minutes of sleep in an average night during the first year of their […]

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Ageing and self sabotage

eat cake

The idea of ageing is enough to get some of us recoiling like the heroine in a horror film. Ageing prematurely should have us shrieking, but the chances are that those signs of ageing you see aren’t just a natural result of life. Rather, modern society makes it easy to pick up some unhealthy habits […]

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Creating a tranquil bedroom

bedroom

As mums, it’s not often we get enough time for ourselves. It’s a fact that with school runs, sleepless nights, work schedules and a “to do” list as long as our arms, we struggle to enjoy a bit alone time. However, it can be such an important factor for taking care of yourself and is […]

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Dear 3am

the night shift

We’ve built a solid relationship you and me over the years, haven’t we 3am? I mean, I’m pretty well acquainted with your pals 1am, 2am, 4am and 5am as well, but nothing quite compares to the relationship you and I have does it? Everything goes down at 3am. It’s a decade since this relationship began, […]

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