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Creating A Home Which Is Better For Your Mental Health

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“Creating A Home Which Is Better For Your Mental Health” is a collaborative post. There are many things in life that are going to affect your mental health from time to time. And one of the main ones is the state of the home. If you can create a home which is going to be as conducive to your mental health as possible, you will be much better off. And you will find, that you’re going to feel much happier…

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Blogging & Vlogging

Taking A Break From Blogging

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It has been less than a month since I last blogged. Although, it feels like longer. I’ve also missed opportunities when I would have normally blogged – World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. I didn’t intend to take a break from blogging. It just happened. Yet, I’m not surprised it occurred. Taking A Break From Blogging Disillusioned With Blogging I’ve been blogging for over five years and during those years I’ve had many highs and lows. There…

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Baby Loss

Tell Me Why – Why I’m Supporting Tommy’s “Tell Me Why” Campaign

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“Tell me why.” “It’s just one of those things.” “It’s pure bad luck.” “Many pregnancies end in miscarriage.” Tell Me Why When a pregnancy ends in baby loss, you desperately want to know the reason why. You look for answers. Why did this heartbreaking event have to happen? How can I stop it happening again? You don’t care what the answer is. You just want someone to tell you why your baby has died. But when no answers come, you…

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Books & Bakes Reviews & Giveaways

“The Way Home For Wolf” by Rachel Bright And Jim Field – A Review – AD

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AD – The Way Home For Wolf by Rachel Bright and Jim Field was gifted to us for the purpose of this review. We adore reading in our household. And our love of books is something that unites us all. There is nothing that we like more than snuggling down at night and reading the children their bedtime stories. So we were thrilled when we were chosen to review The Way Home For Wolf. This is the brand new book…

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Baby Loss Reviews & Giveaways

Jana Reinhardt Silver Wing Necklace – A Review – AD

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AD – I was sent the wing necklace by Jana Reinhardt for the purpose of this review. When we first lost our babies, I wasn’t able to emotionally process the idea of having a memento to remember them by. Some people plant a rose or a tree in their baby’s honour. But I just couldn’t do that. I needed to move on and grieve in my own way. However, those days are past and I now want to find a…

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Home & Garden

Autumn Gardening Tips And Tricks

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“Autumn Gardening Tips And Tricks” is a collaborative post. Now that the summer is over and autumn is ringing in, it’s time for a change in our gardens. It’s time to get ready for the winter season and the harsh weather conditions we are about to face. The tide truly changes when autumn rolls around in the garden and it’s important for us to take care and ensure that the garden survives through winter. So that it can thrive again…

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Mental Health

The Day I Attempted Suicide – #WSPD

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Trigger warning: This post contains details of attempted suicide. You may find it triggering if you have personal experience of this subject. The memory is a funny old thing! There are times when I can’t remember what I did yesterday. Then there are days that stay with you forever. Sometimes these days are the best days of your life – the day you got married or gave birth to your children. But sometimes these days are the worst days of…

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Finding Happiness

Snapshots Of Our Summer

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September is here. Little Miss H has returned to school and Little Mister H has started pre-school for the first time. The summer is officially over. And with it, the wonderful memories we have of the summer holidays drift away in a haze. But there are many happy memories to remember. So I would like to share a few of these with you, my dear readers. Snapshots Of Our Summer Playing In The Paddling Pool We have had many lovely…

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