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#Reading challenge books 9-10

Here is an update on my reading challenge! I am a bit behind schedule what with settling Joe into starting school, but now I need to get back on track to make sure I've read 26 books by the 31st of December! Book 9 was “The North Water” by Ian Mcguire. The story is set upon… Continue reading #Reading challenge books 9-10

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6 ways to start your body acceptance journey #bodyacceptance

Love your body. Self love. You've got to love yourself before you can love anyone else. These are all things we hear regularly from body positive guru's and pinterest quotes. These are all things I've tried to tell myself for the past few years. But for most of us loving our bodies and our selves… Continue reading 6 ways to start your body acceptance journey #bodyacceptance

Food, Self

Learn. Grow. Celebrate Yourself #bodyliberation

(TRIGGER WARNING!! Anyone who has a history of eating disorders or mental health problems may find this triggering) My body and food have always been problematic for me. For as long as I can remember I have felt shame around food, I have felt shame about my body and I have never been comfortable with… Continue reading Learn. Grow. Celebrate Yourself #bodyliberation

Creativity, Family, Self

“Maddaddam” by Margaret Attwood and the first three Harry Potter novels: books 5-8 on my #readingchallenge

As you may or may not know the Crawshaw family has been away in France for two weeks and therefore I have been unable to keep up with my posts so here is a catch up post for my reading challenge! Whilst on holiday I managed to get through "Maddaddam" and we all listened to… Continue reading “Maddaddam” by Margaret Attwood and the first three Harry Potter novels: books 5-8 on my #readingchallenge

Creativity, Self

Hag-seed by Margaret Atwood #ReadingChallenge book 3

Hello everyone, here we are at book three of my reading challenge. This week I read "Hag-seed" by Margaret Atwood. One of my favourite books in the world is "The Handmaids Tale" by Margaret Atwood, I studied it for my GCSE English Literature class and it was the "handmaids Tale" that made me begin to… Continue reading Hag-seed by Margaret Atwood #ReadingChallenge book 3

Cystic Fibrosis, Family, Photos, Self

Joseph Graduates Nursery

The day has finally arrived, Joseph's last day at nursery school. We have the six weeks summer holiday and then my little baby boy is going to "big boy" school. I didn't know how I was going to feel on this day. Although in general Joseph has enjoyed his time at nursery we've had our… Continue reading Joseph Graduates Nursery

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Self Care, why it’s important

Self Care is a bit of a buzz word around the internet, and you may be thinking that all this focus on the self and "Self care" is a bit self indulgent, or just an excuse to sit around in your pj's watching Netflix and eating bon bon's instead of getting stuff done. But I… Continue reading Self Care, why it’s important

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Wildwood #readingchallenge

Welcome to Book two of my reading challenge, where I aim to read a book a week (that's 26 books) by New year 2018. This weeks book was "Wildwood" by Colin Meloy, the first is a trilogy of children's books (aimed at 9-11 year olds). Based in Portland- a place I'd love to visit, and… Continue reading Wildwood #readingchallenge

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Memes that explain what its like to be me

I love a good meme. Who doesn't!? I like that they can explain so much about an idea with just a few words and an image. They can be funny and light-hearted but get right to the essence of something easily. So, after a bad day today, I have decided to have some fun (yeah,… Continue reading Memes that explain what its like to be me

Creativity, Self

Sharp Objects #readingchallenge

Hi Everyone, so here it is, the first book of my reading challenge! Have you guys read it? Let me know in the comments what you thought of it and if you agree with my review! I have given this book 5 stars- I really....well, enjoyed it is probably the wrong turn of phrase, but… Continue reading Sharp Objects #readingchallenge