Positively Inspirational: The meaning of Christmas

Meme’s on ‘being present’ instead of buying presents have started flying around the internet.  Every year we say the same thing.  Have we forgotten what Christmas is all about? Every year we say Christmas is too extravagant.  And every year we overspend.   Or undervalue those closest to us.   Or forget the elderly neighbour…

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5 reasons to reintroduce the blog comment

Ah the elusive comment.  There was the sniff of a promise that if we write they will come.  But what if they come in part, just not quite “all in”? They come, read, learn, connect. Just not enough to leave a comment of thanks, of comradeship or #metoo Have we become lazy or lacking in…

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Positively Inspirational: National Breastfeeding Week

My own breastfeeding journey did not start well.  I had a very fast labour and birth which ended up with my body in shock.  I looked at my baby like a stranger and was left alone to bond. He latched on pretty easily and I thought I had this breastfeeding thing down, I’d watched a…

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Positively Inspirational: Words keep us connected

I’m so glad I write about this theme on BritMums.  Out of all of the Round-ups this is my fav (I’m not biased, honest).  You see,  a positively inspirational blog post can be about almost anything.  Triumph over adversity, beauty in death, sharing lives, sharing loves.  Sharing anything is vulnerable online.  And yet we write.…

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Loving Easter

Hey friends, It’s April and we’re kicking off BST with easter.  My kids absolutely love easter, we start off celebrating the sunday before Easter Sunday with Palm Sunday. This is the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, therefore fulfilling the prophecy foretold hundreds of years beforehand.   I love the idea that people…

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Self care, wellbeing & positivity

I’ve had self care and fitness on my mind a lot at the moment, as I’m sure a lot of the UK has!  Did you set a resolution for New Year around fitness? Vai who writes at Rambling Through Parenthood wrote about making new years resolutions stick in case you’re struggling to keep motivated! My…

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