How to be vulnerable

How to be vulnerable

Vulnerability... it is both something that many of us are fearful of, while also being something that is crucial to our overall wellbeing. While listening to a TED Talk by vulnerability researcher and story teller, Brené Brown, it's easy to understand why this particular talk has attracted over 50 million views since it was shared 10 years ago...

Today is “me day” for my marriage

Today is “me day” for my marriage

As a parent, when was the last time you had an entire day to yourself to do whatever your heart desired? I know, this sounds like the stuff of dreams when you've spent months if not years changing, feeding, washing, cleaning, playing, teaching and everything else that comes with parenthood! Those days of freedom before the kids came along feel like so long ago that you question if they even existed...

Let me clean your mess

Let me clean your mess

I was heavily pregnant, and dealing with the random episodes of sickness that would hit during the night. On each occasion, even though my husband was often enjoying his sleep, he would hear me get up to rush (speed waddle) to the bathroom and follow behind me to make sure I was okay. On one particular night, the sickness hit before I could reach the toilet...

Stay home, stay married…

Stay home, stay married…

So... married life in lockdown! It's been a couple of months I think - in all honesty I've lost track of the days let alone weeks during this COVID-19 pandemic. All I know is that this crisis has thrown our lives into something that is completely different to anything we've ever known. Each day we are reminded to Stay Home, Save Lives, Protect the NHS and rightly so! But in all of this, where does that leave your marriage?