Hello Toddler Tantrums

Hello Toddler Tantrums

Nothing quite prepares you for the sheer power of toddler tantrums. The raw emotion, the screaming, the feeling of utter helplessness. Everyone talks about how hard and tiring they are, but its like trying to describe labour pains to someone

My Weekly Accountability #2

My Weekly Accountability #2

Last week was the first week of My Weekly Accountability series. I spoke about how easy it is to make excuses for why you haven’t achieved any of your goals, and about the need to make small changes to your

15 Favourite Pins #1

15 Favourite Pins #1

Hello, my name is Rachel, and I have a Pinterest addiction. Sound familiar? I’ve recently got back into Pinterest after banning myself a while back…I didn’t really know what I was doing, so would spend ages pinning random stuff to

My 10 Healthier Living Choices

My 10 Healthier Living Choices

Healthier living is a big focus of mine at the moment. I’m not just talking about healthier eating (although that does play a massive part!), but healthier everything. Relationships with both myself and others, the way I approach life, my

A Day at Fisher’s Farm

A Day at Fisher’s Farm

My son turned 2 at the beginning of September, and as a treat we decided to take him to Fisher’s Farm. I used to love going there as a kid (we’re talking 15+ years ago now!), and I’d heard about

My Weekly Accountability #1

My Weekly Accountability #1

I wrote a post before about the need for people to hold themselves more accountable for their actions or lack of. Accountability is what keeps you on the right track, and what keeps you pushing forward to better your life

My Body is a Temple. A Jelly Baby Temple.

My Body is a Temple. A Jelly Baby Temple.

My body is a temple. A Jelly Baby temple. A temple made of jiggly ramparts and wibbly wobbly towers. It is something I am beginning to come to terms with. I am currently the biggest I have ever been. Before

A Month Today, My Son Turns 2

A Month Today, My Son Turns 2

A month today, my son turns 2. My tiny 6lb15oz bundle of excitement, love, exhaustion and pride will be 2 years old. I think I’m missing something here. And by ‘something’ I mean a year. A whole year. An entire

Exclusion: The New Group Dynamic

Exclusion: The New Group Dynamic

I’m not a stranger to being the outsider. Growing up, I was always that kid that tagged along on the edge of a friendship group and never really felt included. I was the one who strived so hard for attention,

Acceptance and Accountability

Acceptance and Accountability

It feels an age since I last wrote on here. I’ve been putting pen to paper quite a bit lately, but I’ve not been able to then make it digital. It has felt too fake. Too forced. Now though, I

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