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How to have a break as a mum. Self-dates as self-care

By Kasey Hughes

When was the last time you had a break from being a mum? When was the last time you put aside a whole afternoon or evening to spend solely with yourself? What about even an hour? Self-care and mums There is no denying motherhood (and all its challenges) can leave you feeling stressed, anxious, overwhelmed,…

Anxiety Management Tips for Kids

By Kasey Hughes

Adults are not the only ones to experience high levels of stress and anxiety. Kids also experience anxiety for a number of reasons. From stressful family dynamics, such as financial worries and divorce, to social stressors, such as bullying, isolation, and jealousy. Constant elevated levels of stress can have both behavioral and physical effects. Sleep disturbances,…

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Stress Management Tips for Mums To Improve Mental Health

By Kasey Hughes

Stress management is something everyone needs, regardless of age or gender. As a mother, it is integral to not only your wellbeing but that of your family as well. The world has a way of inflicting stress and stressors, big or small, particularly during motherhood. It can feel like there’s no end in sight, and…

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You

By Kasey Hughes

How often do you hold back on doing something because you’re worried about how it might come across? If you do, you’re definitely not alone. Wanting to fit in and get the approval of others is pretty natural but that isn’t to say that it’s a healthy desire. Worrying about what other people think of…

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How to build your child’s resilience

By Kasey Hughes

School, and life in general, can be challenging for a child, but there is a way you can help them. How? Build your child’s resilience. Resilience is what helps them cover from a bad grade or getting an answer wrong in class. They bounce back and aim to do better next time. They also have…

How does gratitude help your self care?

By Kasey Hughes

What do you think of when the word “gratitude” is mentioned? A lot of us associate it with saying thank you but it actually goes a lot further than this. It’s a much deeper appreciation and generates positivity that can last a good while. If you’re not practicing gratitude on a regular basis, it’s time…

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How to incorporate mindfulness into your family’s life and increase wellbeing

By Kasey Hughes

What does mindfulness actually involve? You’ve probably heard plenty of things about mindfulness, but do you really know what it entails? Mindfulness is all about being present. When you’re being mindful, you’re totally in the zone and immersed in the present moment. You’re hugely aware of what you’re feeling and experiencing. It sounds simple, right?…

How to Stop Your Family Getting Sick as Often

By Kasey Hughes

If your littles ones are prone to getting sick a lot, you’re probably desperate for ways to help them to fight back. Not least because they’ll often spread it around the rest of the family too! Kids tend to fall ill pretty often as their immune systems haven’t been exposed to all of the nasty…

Your Child’s Mental Health: How You Can Help

By Kasey Hughes

Mental health problems are getting more common and they can start to develop in childhood. This is why it can be so important to take steps to improve your children’s mental health and help to reduce their potential for anxiety, depression and other mental health problems. Here’s how you can help your child with their…

6 Tips for Silencing Your Inner Critic

By Kasey Hughes

We all have an inner critic that talks to us and offers us “advice”. Trouble is, this kind of self-talk can be very negative and unhelpful, especially when it comes to self love and can create a lot of anxiety and even shame. Let’s face it, it’s hard to feel good about yourself when you…