I’m a mother of two boys, a wife, and a nerd for comics, board games, sci-fi and design. I’ve struggled with depression since I was a teenager, and parenting while battling my own mental health continues to be a real journey.
In 2018, I started building and selling mudkitchens with the idea that outdoor play is some of the best medicine for both kids and parents. Now I have a range of outdoor play equipment for sale.
When living with depression, anxiety or even just the day-to-day trials of being a parent, it can be hard to feel joy. Darling Buds of Play is about supporting parents to seek and revel in their joy.
During lockdown, we learned to follow our children’s lead a lot more than we’re used to. It’s something that’s definitely in line with our parenting approach and builds their self-esteem.
It’s Maternal Mental Health Day! Since sharing and supporting women through post-natal and ongoing depression is exactly why I wanted to start a blog in the first place, I figured I should probably write a blog today. So, today I want to talk about two symptoms of...
I’ve been working from home for the past year and a bit. I’m still not where I want to be in terms of output, but I’ve come a long way from where I was when I began. I thought now would be a good time to share what I’ve learned and how I make working from home work...