Month: January 2018

3 things mums want you to know if they are struggling

All of us have bad days. That’s inevitable. Hopefully they don’t last long or someone can step in to help or cheer us up at the end of it. But some of us have bad weeks, months or even years. Which is a bit shit really. There are lots of things that can make life difficult for mums. The obvious culprits are things like post-natal depression, post-natal anxiety, sleep deprivation or loneliness. The less obvious ones could be things like body image problems, financial worries or stress about being a working mum. There are also serious life events like...

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Why you shouldn’t worry about losing the baby weight

Soooo much pressure to lose the baby weight! It’s every where. And even if you are immune to social media or a total hermit then you probably still have lots of lovely pre-maternity clothes that you’d quite like to get back into. You can read my thoughts on the pressure to lose the baby weight in these two posts (Why the pressure to lose the baby weight makes me so mad and It’s time to get rid of the pressure to lose the baby weight) but in the meantime, here are my 5 top reasons why you don’t need to worry...

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Why the pressure to lose the baby weight makes me so mad

I don’t know about you but I’ve just about had enough of the pressure there is on mums (old and new) to get back to a ‘pre-baby’ state (read my previous post on that here). It seems to be that you are only good enough as a mum if you manage to erase all traces from your body that you had a baby in the first place. We praise women (celebrities in particular) if they manage to ‘snap’ back. Or look amazing in a bikini after giving birth. We’re bombarded with the message that ‘you too can lose the...

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About Kate

I’m a mum of 3 and a Life Coach. I love writing about motherhood and coaching women to help them feel positive, happier and more confident in their role as a mum.

I’m passionate about mental health, body image and relationships plus an avid sci-fi fan, drinker of wine and lover of chocolate.

I’ll tell you the honest truth about motherhood (not the Instagram version) with a little humour and a lot of love x

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