Just before Christmas I was having a bit of a tough time, and my friend Vicki AKA Honest Mum sent me a lush package from Don’t Buy Her Flowers. A company founded as an alternative to sending flowers, particularly for new mum gifts, my thoughtful parcel included a scarf, Red magazine and chocolates.
I’m a mixed sleeper, a childhood sleepwalker and sometimes adult sufferer of night terrors. I even tried to climb out of a friend’s window mid-nightmare and I regularly freak my husband out by shouting at him in my sleep.
Half term looming, L is very particular about what she wears at home these days. Six going on sixteen, she knows her own mind when it comes to style and everything else, something which I’m pretty proud of. Although fussy about fashion, she, alongside her mama, does always loves Joules designs.
Valentine’s Day has evolved over the years from a night out with friends, to a romantic meal for two, to a chaotic family frenzy. So, I’m planning on chucking all three into the mix for 2016’s festivities.
Whether it’s winter, tiredness or ageing, tired eyes can be a difficult skincare issue to tackle. To be honest with you, I’m currently sporting eye bags that are more Primarni than Prada.
My daughter isn’t sleeping so well at the moment, and I feel guilty. My son has been clingy since I was in hospital at Christmas, and I feel guilty. Welcome to motherhood; a one way ticket to Guilt Central.
All over the press this week is talk of the Scandi Wave, as showcased by vlogger and hair expert Nicci Welsh. Nicci used a ghd styler to create the look, sectioning her hair and styling at the same time.