Are Big Brands Doing Enough to Support Teenagers?

As the mother of a teenage daughter, I’m all too aware of the power of advertising, particularly on social media. Think social network influence such as Instagram, streaming platforms and reviews from platforms like YouTube, this is a generation that grew up with the internet. And how they are advertised…

Beauty Pie | A Review

Are you even on social media if you haven’t heard of Beauty Pie? I must admit when I saw the reams of ads on facebook and instagram I was sceptical. Cut price high end beauty products? Too good to be true right? So I cancelled my trusty Birchbox subscription and…

How to Keep Motivated With Weight Loss Goals

The reality is that it’s often very difficult for a lot of people to lose weight and keep it off. You’re not alone if this describes your situation or you’re feeling frustrated with how you’ve been progressing in this area lately. Remain optimistic and know that there are actions you…

Books | What I Read in January

It seems while there has been somewhat of a lack of blogging throughout January, my reading certainly hasn’t suffered. I’ve devoured six brilliant books this month. All of them quite different. But equally as enjoyable. If you’re looking for a book to lose yourself in, you won’t go wrong with…

Genuine Ways to Earn Money as a Busy Mum (That Aren’t Surveys!)

Earning a living around raising a family is difficult, and is something that women across the globe have been struggling with for decades now. Thankfully, the world we live in is changing and work is now a lot more flexible than it once was. More people than ever are self…

Books | My Favourite Reads of 2018

I read some truly brilliant books last year. Embraced genres other than my usual ‘chick lit’ and had a fabulous time doing it. I may have even popped my Harry Potter cherry – it’s only taken me over 20 years. Here’s the books that have got inside my head: Codename…

How To Reconnect With Your Teenager On A Family Holiday

Teenagers are full of conflicts, anxieties, and, of course, hormones, and this can make them feel unhappy and seem confrontational, even when underneath they are kind and caring young people. A family holiday can be the ideal way to really reconnect with your teenage children, and reassure them that, no…