There’s a need to slow down that happens to most of us at some point in our lives. It may be due to age or it could be due to illness or incapacity or a change in circumstances. But it often happens to us rather than it being something we planned for. But what if we did? Designing a Slower Life When you go on … Continue reading A need for Slow Living
Should we be stricter about not allowing sick workers into workspaces? Continue reading Should I go to work if I’m sick?
The Worrinots is a new, award-winning app which allows children to share their worries and fears in a fun, safe and controlled environment. When we were little I seem to remember little worry dolls that you could whisper your worries to just before bedtime, and then you would place them under your pillow for the worry dolls to work on your issues while you slept … Continue reading Can an app relieve child stress & anxiety?
Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty have taken on the Food fight that Family and Parenting Magazine think is long overdue. Energy Drinks are #notforchildren. And if that statement puts you immediately in defensive mode for your diabetic child, then please hold fire and wait until you’ve read the whole article. Jamie Oliver has long been a campaigner for positive change within the food and beverage … Continue reading Ban Energy Drinks for Children, or just ban Caffeine?
Anticipatory grief is defined as ‘the normal mourning that occurs when a patient or family is expecting a death.’ As if there was anything normal about preparing to mourn my child’s death. A harrowing but incredible longread for your weekend as Jacqueline Dooley recalls going from being a mother of the child to never being the mother of the adult. Read more… Continue reading Read more: My Daughter Died, But I’m Still Mothering Her [Longreads]
“I can’t breastfeed.” cue awkward silence. Followed by puzzled looks from others in earshot. Eventually they’ll break the tumbleweed by disbelieving you and producing “Every mother can breastfeed with practise. Keep going.” This article is a guest post by Holly Leppard; the founder of the ‘Don’t Judge Just Feed‘ support group and participant in the All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities. Holly … Continue reading What if Breast isn’t Best for me?