Posts Tagged ‘time out’

Is Your Low Self-Esteem Affecting Your Family Life?

Monday, June 11th, 2012
  • Does constant juggling of everyday tasks cause you to feel anxious?
  • Do you find it difficult to make decisions?
  • Do you continually wonder what others think of you and your actions?
  • Do negative thoughts encroach on your everyday life?
  • Are you struggling to find balance in your life? (more…)

Making Time For You.

Monday, May 28th, 2012

When life is already hectic and your diary seems to be bursting with things to do and places to be, finding time for yourself may seem challenging! Yet, it is vital you start making time for yourself before your health and well-being starts to seriously suffer. (more…)

Self-Care: Important Not Indulgent!

Monday, May 14th, 2012

So many mums I meet have little time for themselves and, when they do get to enjoy some time out, it is considered an indulgence, leaving them feeling guilty for having time away from their family and ‘usual’ responsibilities. The issue for many mums is they don’t consider self-care to be a major priority yet it must be at the top of the list of these ‘normal’ duties! (more…)

Put Your Feet Up And Relax!

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Wow! How do you feel post festivities? We hope you enjoyed a truly magical Christmas Day with your loved ones but what we really want to know is whether you enjoyed some time out to relax and enjoy quality time with your family! (more…)

Preparing For Holiday Excitement.

Monday, July 12th, 2010

The build up to the summer holidays can be overwhelming, especially when you are wondering what to do with your excitable children during the long annual break! Here are some great tips to help you contain your children’s excitement whilst keeping them entertained in the summer sun.

Set Up A Play Room Or Play Area
Children often go from room to room leaving remnants of a whirlwind in their wake. Trying to keep up with the tidying and all your other household chores can be exhausting, especially if you are also juggling other duties such as work responsibilities.

If you’ve the space, set up a play area or play room that the children can concentrate their mess, rather than spreading all over the entire house! Although they can leave games out in this room to continue playing with the next day, it is important you encourage them to put away toys with which they are no longer playing. A great time to have a tidy up session is before tea or bedtime. (more…)

How ‘Me Time’ Can Make You A Better Mum.

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Do you ever:

  • Wonder when ‘things’ will get easier?
  • Crave for some time alone?
  • Wish your life came with a ‘pause’ button?
  • Feel it’s all getting a bit much?
  • Want to get away from it all?
  • Wish life could be simpler?

These thoughts and feelings are entirely normal and common to most mums. Is it really any wonder when we look at all the responsibilities we are carrying on our shoulders, making sure the family is okay and never considering our own needs? Sometimes, it really is okay to say, “Stop! I need some time out!” (more…)