How to Document Your Child’s Birth During Quarantine

How to Document Your Child’s Birth During Quarantine

Childbirth during quarantine is very different; some folks are considering home births while others do their best to reduce the number of people around during the event. Still, one thing that hasn’t change is the desire you have as a parent to document the moment, and the…

Maternal Mental health week

Maternal Mental health week

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is a charity and coalition of UK organisations with a vision to see all women across the UK get consistent, accessible and quality care and support for their mental health during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.…

Feeling Like Yourself Again After Having A Baby

Feeling Like Yourself Again After Having A Baby

Getting pregnant and having a baby is one of those things that can really change you as a person. You take on a new identity of mum, and it can often be a very overwhelming time. Of course, you feel happy and excited about the…

Six Things You Need To Know About Your Walking Toddler

Six Things You Need To Know About Your Walking Toddler

Here is one thing that every parent understands, it’s the excitement that comes with every milestone of the first year of being a parent. Every single new thing that your child does becomes the new “best thing in the world” and you eagerly and happily…

Children with Autism Can ‘Put Themselves Into Other People’s Shoes

Children with Autism Can ‘Put Themselves Into Other People’s Shoes

A common myth that exists about children with autism spectrum disorder is that they are unable to show empathy (the ability to feel along with others) or sympathy (the ability to feel for others). While this may be true for some children on the autism…

How to maintain harmony at home

How to maintain harmony at home

Spending too much time at a home can cause tensions to rise and we can all end up slightly more irritable. It can be more tricky to keep everyone happy at home and I have come up with some suggestions to maintain harmony at home.…

Mental health concerns during the corona virus pandemic

Mental health concerns during the corona virus pandemic

Mental health concerns during the corona virus pandemic have been on my mind constantly over the past week or so. Each day has brought with it stricter measures, imposing further limits to our personal freedom. As we have never experienced something like this before in…

And a baby makes 3: adjusting to life with a newborn

And a baby makes 3: adjusting to life with a newborn

It does not matter how many parenting books you read, how many classes you take, or how many articles written by experts that you read online, nothing can completely prepare you for life after the arrival of your first baby. This time in your life…

Attachment Theory explained

Attachment Theory explained

  The attachment we experience with our parents affects the way we attach to others for the rest of our lives… Mandy X Photo by Ann Danilina on Unsplash    

How mental health affects every aspect of life

How mental health affects every aspect of life

Think about it, your mental health affects every aspect of your life. If you aren’t coping and feeling overhwelmed, you can’t do your job as efficiently as normal, you may not be interacting with your partner/boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse as well as you could and you may generally…

Considering Your Child’s Mental Health During Divorce

Considering Your Child’s Mental Health During Divorce

Divorce rates in both England and Wales are at their lowest since 1973, but that doesn’t stop it being a popular topic in the media. When two people decide to part ways, this can affect those beyond the couple. Children of divorce are faced with…

Understanding Autism: What Is the Meaning of Autistic

Understanding Autism: What Is the Meaning of Autistic

Autism affects people in many different ways. Find out more about people on the autistic spectrum