When Anxiety Rules…

I wake up anxious. I go to bed anxious. Every day is spent trying to be one step ahead, trying to avoid tears and tantrums. I often feel that despite appearing calm, I’m actually ferociously dreading…

The Day I Realised Sugar Has Taken Over My Life.

Yesterday I cried. I cried because my best friend refused to allow me a bottle of Mountain Dew and chucked away my cigarettes. I reacted like a child, stomping my feet and allowing the tears…

Jack & The Worry Wizard Review.

Is your child a worrier? Mine is! Although just 6, Mia has a very mature mind. She worries about everything, from her little brother to whether or not I’ve put the bins out or not.…

Stepping Out From The Shadows #MHAW17.

‘You do so well, your kids are wonderful and you are always laughing’ Said to me just last week by an acquaintance… I was flattered by that comment, overwhelmed even, I try so hard to…

A Letter To My 40-Year-Old Self…

To 40-year-old Chloe, I bet right now your sat on the sofa, probably watching Grey’s Anatomy or one of the several soap opera’s you’re so obsessed with… I’m sure nothing has changed there. I’m sure…

Why I’ll Never Discuss Weight With My Daughter.

‘Mummy I can’t eat these, the fat number is too high’. Those words came from my five-year old daughter’s mouth. Those words left me feeling sick, scared of the influence the world was already having…

Always, Mummy Tries…

There’s no right or wrong way to talk to children about emotions, no standard, no rules. I was this way before the children came along, truth be told I don’t know what it’s like to…