5 Reasons to Return to Education – #Blogtober17 Day 5

5 Reasons to Return to Education – #Blogtober17 Day 5

It can be quite hard to return to education, especially if you are a parent. I for one would love to, but I keep telling myself I don’t have the time or money for it. The truth is though, if

The Most Romantic Worst Date – #Blogtober17 Day 4

The Most Romantic Worst Date – #Blogtober17 Day 4

Have you ever had one of those dates where you could tell they put a lot of effort into it but it still turned out bad? Those dates that would have been pretty romantic if everything hadn’t been wrong? Mine

One Step Closer to Driving – #Blogtober17 Day 3

One Step Closer to Driving – #Blogtober17 Day 3

Today, the appointed theme is cars. Also today, I took my driving theory test – and passed, thank you very much! I’ve never been a massive fan of cars, and never particularly wanted to drive. For my 18th, my Aunt was

Babies: The Expectation – #Blogtober17 Day 2

Babies: The Expectation – #Blogtober17 Day 2

All women are expected to have babies. Except those women who love other women of course, because then the idea becomes absurd, as if the mothering instinct has disappeared. In such a modern world, I really don’t understand why the

All About Me – #Blogtober17 Day 1

All About Me – #Blogtober17 Day 1

This year I have decided to take part in #Blogtober17. I absolutely suck at writing regularly, because I always find things to distract me. I am a brilliant procrastinator! This sounds great fun though, the idea of a community of

15 Favourite Pins #2 – Autumn Theme

15 Favourite Pins #2 – Autumn Theme

15 Favourite Pins is a weekly roundup of…you guessed it…my favourite pins of the week. Last week was pretty general, with posts on recipes, toddler activities, storage hacks, books, craft ideas and writing prompts. This week has the theme of

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

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