Here is a little photo story of the fun day me and Miss EEE had at the Science Museum in London last week. The trip was an experiment in itself. I was very anxious before I left – nervous about the tube, the weather, how she would nap! But I pushed myself to feel the fear and do it anyway. I accepted the invite by another NCT mum and her gorgeous little lady. I learnt during CBT that in order to alter our belief system sometimes the only thing that will work is to test out our beliefs. Do ‘experiments’ of a sort.
‘Mum guilt’ – the struggle is real! I was recently asked by a supporter of Mamas Mind Menu to post on ideas for guilt free self care. This mum feels guilty when she tries to do anything self care related beyond keeping her water intake up and washing her hair a few times a week. I can totally relate. On Monday night I was feeling low. About to start another working week with lots of time away from my baby girl, the ‘mum guilt’ was winning. By bedtime, despite avoiding screen time and alcohol and doing all the right things, I wasn’t feeling relaxed at all. I needed a self care pick me up with instant gratification that was both quick and guilt free. This got me thinking about how we can enjoy guilt free Mama self care with minimum effort and maximum impact. Here’s my conclusions… Continue reading “Want Guilt Free Self Care? Read this Mama.”
Take 5 Mama! Put your feet up, grab a cuppa and lose yourself in the second of the 5 Senses: 1 Food Joy series. This week we are hitting the dance floor and sharing a pancake in-between throwing some mad shapes!Continue reading “5 Senses: 1 Food Joy – Sharing Pancakes on the Dance Floor”
This Zesty Chicken Stir Fry is a joy to make at the end of a long working day. It’s quick and easy and will set your senses alight with sizzling aromas which will transport you far away from the everyday Mama life. It’s a great makeover of some very humble leftovers too. It delivers on every level.
Are you looking for a midweek meal that really packs a punch in the flavour stakes? This Zesty Chicken Stir Fry recipe delivers every time. It’s a joy to make as the sizzling aromas will transport you to somewhere far away from everyday Mama life. Continue reading “Recipe – Zesty Chicken Stir Fry”