Our children's wellbeing is closely linked to our wellbeing so this week I switched things up and talked about all things parent related including date night ideas, relationship articles and how parental mental health impacts our children.
"Life is not safe, and so our task is not to promise our kids there will be no turbulence. It’s to assure them that when the turbulence comes, we will all hold hands and get through it together. We do not promise them a heartache-free life, but we do assure them that the slings and arrows won’t kill them— in fact, they will make them kinder, wiser, more resilient. We look them right in the eye, point them to their pain, and say: “Don’t be afraid, baby. You were born to do this.”
"It doesn’t have to be this way. Life is mental, hectic and unpredictable enough without indulging this pointless emotion. Being a parent is hard enough without being hard on yourself."
Motherhood is time consuming so fitting in exercise is often a challenge. Here are some great hacks to help you squeeze exercise into various parts of your day!
Life is busy when you're a parent, but it's still important to look after yourself both mentally and physically.
Mothers love taking pictures of their kids. All you need to do is scroll through Instagram to see how snap-happy we are. However, have you noticed that we are rarely in the pictures? We're either taking pictures of our kids or taking pictures of everyone else with our kids, but that needs to change. One day, all our kids will have are pictures to remember us by so we need to make sure we are in them! Don't worry about your hair or your makeup or your body - just get in the picture with your kids because all they'll want to see one day is you. ❤️
The problem is, young children never take breaks. They never stop needing and wanting and and and...
What would you tell the world if you knew it was listening? Powerful!
Looking for the perfect date night? Be inspired about where to dine with your partner using our guide to romantic places to eat in Wales.
When you’re expecting your first baby, couples often make a promise to each other. They promise they will never lose sight of their relationship. And they promise that parenthood won’t change them as a couple. Then reality hits.
Being a kid or a teen is not for lightweights - it's tough out there! Here's an age by age guide to what is normal behaviour for children from birth to teen
A reminder that dads are pretty awesome too.
I'm nailing motherhood in this case! Like if you are too. 😂
What a brilliant idea. ❤️
South Wales Parent Chat tweet chat was lots of fun! #SWalesParentChat