a {Life} twintastic / Newsletter {September 2020}

Hi! And welcome to a new feature I’m introducing as part of alifetwintastic.blog – a monthly newsletter! I know, I know, I should probably be using a platform like mailchimp for this kind of correspondence but then I thought why make things more difficult for myself when I have a perfectly good platform here whichContinue reading “a {Life} twintastic / Newsletter {September 2020}”

20 {Daily} Habits {and the app that helps me stay on track}

I’ve been trying to get into better habits this last week or so, partly to help me stay more organised and partly to be more mindful about taking small steps to better health. As work has picked up I’ve found myself looking for more ways to keep on top of things but also to stayContinue reading “20 {Daily} Habits {and the app that helps me stay on track}”

Dreamer vs. Realist {and how to work together}

Of all the stresses caused by the COVID-19 lockdown the one I was least expecting was the strain on my relationship with my hubby. At first, although a huge mental and physical shift, lockdown allowed for some lovely family time – time to spend together, get stuff done around the house and time to kickContinue reading “Dreamer vs. Realist {and how to work together}”

Resetting {Expectations} | Guest post for Isabella and Us

This is a guest post I originally wrote for Isabella and Us at the start of the 7th week of lockdown which I thought I’d also share here 🙂 I often find myself thinking about what a “perfect” day would look like.  Getting up early, having time to meditate, practice some yoga then get upContinue reading “Resetting {Expectations} | Guest post for Isabella and Us”

Supporting mums through {Yoga} | Guest Post from Lynley at {Topknot Yoga}

I used to practice yoga {very much as an amateur} over a decade ago and it has always held a special place in my heart. Since then I’ve dipped in and out of the odd session never really finding a way for it to fit in with my now very different life. With that inContinue reading “Supporting mums through {Yoga} | Guest Post from Lynley at {Topknot Yoga}”

The end of {maternity} leave

And just like that I’m in the final week of my maternity leave {blub}. How has {nearly} 9 months passed already? It literally feels like yesterday that I was happily mooching around with a huge pregnant belly, preparing to welcome our new baby and turning my brain to “out of office”. Am I ready toContinue reading “The end of {maternity} leave”

Preparing for {change}

Last week was National school allocation day for primary aged children in the UK. Even though we knew the boys would start school this year, had visited numerous schools prior to submitting our choices and knew allocation date was coming, receiving the email confirming their place really hit home that huge changes are upon us.Continue reading “Preparing for {change}”