Parenthood

Mama – who is mothering you?

When did we get this crazy idea that mothers can do it all, and their wellbeing won’t suffer? This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness week and there are lots of conversations going on about the pressure on mothers. Postnatal…

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Parenthood

Birth-and-go

Yes, Kate Middleton left the hospital seven hours after giving birth. No, you don’t have to. Everyone is going crazy about the Duchess of Cambridge heading home with her baby so soon after the birth, and looking so immaculate. But…

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Parenthood

Pearls of wisdom from our mothers

This is a collection of useful tips given by mothers who have seen it all and done it all before us. Let their well-meaning words guide you gently on your journey through life. Money: Always be financially independent from a…

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Parenthood

10 ways to be a happier mum

Modern motherhood is not easy: the pressure on 21st century mums is perhaps bigger than on any other generation of mothers previously. Still, there are many things we can do to keep our happiness levels up. Here’s how: 1. Stop…

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Life

Holistic finance

This article first appeared in Holistic Parenting Magazine, Issue No.13, January/February 2016. The article is based on an interview with holistic financial expert Lavinia D. Osbourne. You can find her at laviniaosbourne.com.   “Sometimes we as individuals know that we need…

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