Birth After Trauma: A Positive Birth Story

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This blog comes from a place of healing. I am writing this as my new baby snoozes next to me, in the hope of providing assurance to anyone worried about giving birth; whether this fear comes from not having done it before or because you have done it before! I fell into the latter category … Continue reading Birth After Trauma: A Positive Birth Story

Natural Skincare – skincare that doesn’t cost the earth.

Skincare is important to me and is should be important to you too. Not for reasons of vanity, but for reasons of health. Your skin is your largest organ and therefore your largest barrier to infection. In addition, your skin is an indicator of general health. Not always of course, some conditions are literally skin … Continue reading Natural Skincare – skincare that doesn’t cost the earth.

Homemade Skincare: Rosewater and Green Tea Toner

homemade rose water toner

A easy, cheap, zero-waste toner. Toner closes the pores that cleansing opens and removes any excess dirt. My recipe changes with the seasons, depending on what nature can provide. Summer Toner: Rosewater Ingredients  Rose petals Water Recipe Place the rose petals in a saucepan with enough water to cover. When the pan is just simmering … Continue reading Homemade Skincare: Rosewater and Green Tea Toner

Surviving Glastonbury Festival with a baby!

If you're of the festival persuasion, the thought of adding a baby into the sweaty/muddy wristband queue may make your head whirl. The thing is, Glastonbury will always make your head whirl; that cow shed, come city feels out of this world. I'm here to tell you to do it, take your baby to Glastonbury … Continue reading Surviving Glastonbury Festival with a baby!