Ways to help you cope with grief and loss *

Losing a member of your family, or a close friend, is traumatic.  As some of you know, I’ve written before about losing my mother while I was away at university, and it was something that…

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Who do I think I am? Finding out with Living DNA

Have you ever watched, “Who Do You Think You Are” on television?  I’m always fascinated by how far back it’s possible to trace your family roots.  Sadly, as neither my mother nor my father are…

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Fun science experiments for kids with Letterbox Lab

STEM and STEAM are all the rage in schools these days.  (STEM aka Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and STEAM as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics).  In recent years, fewer students have been taking up STEM…

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Self-care lessons my cats have taught me *

Self-care is probably one of the most talked about concepts nowadays.  There’s even a whole month dedicated to it on social media – #SelfCareSeptember.  But what does it actually mean, why are many of us…

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Mud and Bloom Kids Nature, Craft & Gardening October Box

Over the last few months, Flora has been receiving her own happy mail each month.  Her Mud and Bloom subscription boxes have been something both she and I look forward to as it’s time that…

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