All these times my worth was tied to a number. As a child, what grade did you have? It's less than so and so. How tall are you? You are taller than me. As a teenager, encouraged to step on the scale as often as possible and keep my weight under control. As an adult, … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale – What’s your worth?
The one tip that could allow your toddler (and YOU) to sleep better when they are down with a cold and stuffy nose!
I love to use natural skincare and have done so for many years. It is good for you (no exposure to chemicals), smells lovely, and it just does the job so well. Over the years my biggest obstacle has been the cost of using these amazing products. From the brands' point of view, Organic certification … Continue reading How affordable is healthy skincare ?
So today I was inspired to try and pull my hair in an updo. I don't like pulling my hair back in a ponytail and I don't have that much hair to play with. So I tried this hairstyle which consists of pulling your hair into 3 or 4 -or more depending on your hair's … Continue reading Easy messy updo Friday
I know now what I would answer to this question. What about you?
An alternative to curly girl method with a list of products tried and tested on wavy hair.
Clockwise, from the top left: Revlon lip butter in Fig Jam, Benecos lipstick in Toffee, Burts Bees lip shimmer in Fig, Burts Bees lip crayon in Redwood Forest. I do get really excited about this A good lip product to me is the equivalent of a stress ball. A secret weapon I can carry around … Continue reading Lip balms are my secret weapon
My thoughts and personal experience of breastfeeding, two articles I wrote for La Leche League and the Positive Birth Movement. And a back-of-the-head photo of Alexandra that I really love. Four weeks old and she had just managed to feed with a nipple shield. https://www.laleche.org.uk/when-something-just-isnt-right/ http://grantmethod.wixsite.com/pbmaberdeen/single-post/2017/05/09/My-empowering-breastfeeding-story?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffera1e2f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com
How beautiful is this photo by Isi Akahome on Unsplash? Sometimes you read a book that tells you truths so compelling you just have to share. Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes’, Women Who Run With The Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman (Classic Edition) is one of these, and so is Christiane Northup', Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical … Continue reading Women Who Run With the Wolves
"You know that feeling when you have always done everything you were supposed to do, working hard at school, choosing the right university path, carefully managing your career, and here you are, 10 years down the line, and you are thinking 'Is that it?' 'is that all there is to it?'" In the past couple … Continue reading Know thyself