January Means Sorting Out The Christmas Mess.

Ah, Christmas, the season of joy, excitement and family fun. At least, that’s the popular imagery of the festive season. In reality, Christmas is a complex and contradictory period of postponed stress. Why so? Because…

Coping With Anxiety At Christmas.

Regardless of whether you have ongoing mental health difficulties or not, many struggle with anxiety at Christmas. Adults, especially parents, feel an immense pressure to make Christmas magical. As parents we want to buy our…

Surviving Christmas As A Single Parent.

Regardless of how long you’ve been a single parent or the circumstances surrounding your family, being a single parent at Christmas is tough. It’s not just the practicalities such as finances that are stressful, every family…

Why I’ve Decided To Embrace The Hygge Hype Just …

Recently I have been making a conscious effort to spend less time doing and more time just being. I want to enjoy my home, my children and my life far more than I have been…

5 Ways To Reduce Stress This Christmas.

Tis the season to be jolly! Or is it? I love Christmas as much as the next person but I also find it quite stressful. Over the past few years I’ve tried really hard to…

Our Christmas 2017.

Happy New Year from Just The Three Of Us. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. It’s been crazy here. The children thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas and got up to all sorts of fun…