Returning to work after holidays isn’t so bad after all

Well, my holidays have come to an end. Today was my first day back at work after 4 weeks of holiday. I know it’s a bit of a cliche but it seriously does feel like it went too fast. Last week I had started to get in a bit of the foul mood that comes … Read more

A triple shot of coffee a day keeps the sheep away

I think I jinxed myself last night. I wrote about being tired because of Luca’s nightmares, then we had the worst night sleep in a long time. He was tossing and turning for a bit, then told us that his ear hurt, and wouldn’t settle without cuddles. My husband stayed in there for a bit, … Read more

Nightmares and swim class

I’ve left tonight’s post a little late; it’s been a full day of work, craft and parenting time (quality time with my little guy and husband). I just finished folding three baskets of washing that’s been sitting on the couch for about 5 days, and I promised my husband they’d be done by 9am this … Read more

Up and down fails

Today has been a bit of an up and down day. I spent all day working (on my last week of holidays), although it was necessary because of something super important at work. I wasn’t meant to be on holidays this long, originally I’d taken just a week off over Christmas. I had leave that … Read more

52 in 52: Complete a self care check up worksheet once a fortnight

One of my 52-in-52s for this year was to complete a self-care checkup worksheet once a fortnight. It’s one that I found on Positive Psychology when I was researching tips on improving your mental health. I completed my first check up last night. It isn’t difficult to do, but it does make you face reality. … Read more