The majority of people know that when you suffer mentally your mood is unwillingly affected, this has harmful affects on not only yourself, but those surrounding you. You may lash out in anger, or frustration, or just because your brain is exhausted. When your a parent and looking after tiny humans – your stress levels are already at a high…

Dear Rebecca, So you had an idea to write a love letter to yourself and you have no idea where to start...Do you love yourself? You're no longer sure. Do you love what you have? Of course you do! You have a house, clothes, electronics and last but certainly not least a happy family. So why the struggle? You don't know…

What do I do when I’m not mommin? I am a midwife, and I adore it! Sure it’s challenging at times but I know for me there is no better job in the world. I am a full time midwife and a full time mama, so how does this work? A few months ago it wasn’t working. I had zero work/mom…

Not many of my Instagram followers will know that by the age of 29, I had been married.... and divorced. Now I'm in a totally different place in my life, it's not something I choose to dwell on, but it's also something I'm not ashamed to talk about. I had not long turned 22 and in August 2008, I got…

I used to think that I knew what I wanted in life. I thought I knew who I was. I had a plan, I thought once I graduated university, I would wake up every morning excited for work that paid well. I thought I would have time after work to enjoy myself and have fun. I thought I would have travelled a…

We always hear and read about the loneliness of being a new mum, how isolated you can feel those first few months when you have a child permanently attached to your hip/breast or both.  When your partner, if you have one, has to go back to work and those first few weeks of friends and family visiting you with gifts…

As the months are quickly passing us by, it's been a year so far filled with all things female and I've been loving it! With International Women's Day (8th March) and Mother's Day (31st March) having just been celebrated, I'm certainly feeling the girl power. From our own family members to strangers, women inspire us every day and I thought…

Ok, admit it, being single can suck sometimes. The loneliness and tediousness of it can be trying and you feel like grabbing the first tube of Pringles you can find in your cupboard at night to get rid of the single blues. However, I'm here to tell you ladies and gentlemen - being single is not as depressing and lowly…

Guilt Guilt Guilt, oh and Guilt. When you are pregnant everyone tells you how hard it is when you have a baby: the sleepless nights, the feeding, the nappy changing the wanting a minute to yourself to eat a biscuit, a large slice of cake or to inhale a  glass of wine. Yes this is true, but I have found…

We all feel down sometimes. Stuff happens. Sometimes life throws you a curve ball. We feel all the feels, sometimes for a reason, and sometimes for no good reason at all.