There’s an ongoing rivalry between sleep and depression. The battle can be a difficult one to stay on top of. Too little sleep can make you feel out of sorts and too much sleep can make you feel lethargic and wanting more sleep. Read the rest of this entry »


3 becomes 4, for real

Posted: February 15, 2014 in family
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So the day finally arrived where our little family of 3 became our complete family of 4. This will be the absolute total number of family members in our household, save for the odd goldfish, hamster or bearded dragon (that last ones gonna be for me). Read the rest of this entry »

Aye pad?

Posted: February 10, 2014 in family
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We have asked this question a few times in our house, is it ok for our 2 year old boy to use the iPad? I say aye (being Scottish does not sway my answer, it just changes the way I say it). Do we use it for educational purposes? Not always. Do we use it for an easy life? Sometimes. Does he learn whilst using the iPad? I would say yes, always. Read the rest of this entry »

3 becomes 4

Posted: February 7, 2014 in family
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The day is almost upon us where our family will grow from 3 to 4; we are awaiting the arrival of our 2nd little ‘bundle of joy’. Read the rest of this entry »

Time to talk

Posted: February 6, 2014 in health
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I always wanted to start a blog about how well things are going for me, and what a happy life I lead. However in recent weeks I have been struggling. Not just your average struggles of day to day life (such as working, socialising and generally normal stuff)…..but struggling with an ongoing battle against depression and anxiety. Read the rest of this entry »