Fun and Laughter

“Mum, you’re laughing” was the statement my daughter made yesterday with much surprise in her voice. It brought me crashing down to earth with the sudden realisation that this is something I haven’t done much of lately, I have been so wrapped up in a whole host of emotions and Anxiety that fun and laughterContinue reading “Fun and Laughter”

Mental Health Awareness- just how aware are we

I used to believe that other people could see my Anxiety or see how Low I was feeling. Anxiety makes me feel awful and I can feel myself shaking so I was certain everyone else could see it. They can’t!! Only the people that know me well can pick up on the subtle outward signs.Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness- just how aware are we”

The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows

The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows, my daughter chose the name, began its life as The Worry Jar. At the time, I thought it was important for my daughter to write down her fears and worries so we could talk them through, put them in the Jar and hopefully they would be forgotten. IContinue reading “The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows”

Who Am I?

I am trying so hard to overcome my Anxiety, but as daft as this may sound, I am scared. There was never a before Anxiety and After to make a comparison, it has just always been there, since I was a very young child and I don’t know who I am without it. I believeContinue reading “Who Am I?”

Stomach Migraines

We had only been out in the garden for 10 minutes when my Daughter suddenly developed a Stomach Migraine. I’m not sure what triggered this one off, if anything did, but I have a suspicion the heat didn’t help. I know when she has one as she goes as white as a sheet and complainsContinue reading “Stomach Migraines”

Self-Talk

In a book I have been reading about parenting, it states the importance for children to hear their parents give themselves praise for overcoming a problem or for an achievement. Apparently, if they hear other peoples positive talk towards themselves, it helps them develop their own positive self-talk and creates an awareness of their ownContinue reading “Self-Talk”

No One Will Believe You

There is something to be said about remaining anonymous, it gives you a sense of safety from being judged by the people around you, yet at the same time it gives you a platform to share your thoughts and how you feel. In a weird sort of way, blogging gives you a sense of belongingContinue reading “No One Will Believe You”

Schools Out

Well, that’s school finished for Summer, much to my daughters annoyance. She would much rather be at school. I don’t regret allowing her to go back to school these past 6 weeks, she has loved every minute of it and the school was kept as safe as it possibly could be. School may have beenContinue reading “Schools Out”

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