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Conversations With My Kids Ep.2: The Interview

Have you seen that list of questions that’s been doing the rounds on Facebook? The one where you ask your kids a bunch of questions and see what answers they give unprompted? In this episode, Alexis asks a very tired/hyper…

4 Ways To Support Someone With Mental Illness

Today is the first day of Maternal Mental Health Week in the UK and the beginning of a series of posts discussing perinatal mental illness here at Blossom & Cave. What is Maternal Mental Health Week? A week-long campaign dedicated…

A Day To Change The World

Today marks the beginning of Maternal Mental Health Week and I have just sat down after fifteen hours of being on my feet at one of the most inspirational days of my life to date. Maternal Mental Health Conference I…

What is Perinatal Mental Illness?

Today is the first day of Maternal Mental Health Week in the UK and the beginning of a series of posts discussing perinatal mental illness here at Blossom & Cave. What is Maternal Mental Health Week? A week-long campaign dedicated…

How To Birth Like A Royal

The Duchess of Sussex has been in the news again this week with her potential plans to have a home birth in Frogmore Cottage. I’ve gotten a bit fed up reading all the criticisms of the Duchess’s birth plans so…

Period Pants: Nasty Or Necessary

This post is not sponsored or paid for in any way. After my first child was born, I couldn’t reconcile myself with the hundreds of nappies we were going to send to landfill and began to look at cloth nappies.…

AmMia Crochet – Creating Beauty From Adversity

AmMia creates the most beautiful handmade crochet items from baby blankets to newborn photography props to bookmarks, keyrings and more. But what stands out about this company is how it all began. From a difficult start to parenthood, to creating…

Conversations With My Kids Ep. 1 – How Are Babies Made?

What happens when you ask your kids about babies and birth? Hilarity, that’s what! Alexis and Cooper talk about how babies grow, how they are born and even how they are fed. A wonderful insight into how little minds work…

How Therapy Made Me A Better Mum

I am in therapy. There, I said it. Once a week I drive to my psychologist’s office and spend an hour working through my issues, mainly with anxiety. Stigma There would have been a time when I might have been…

NCT: Putting Profit Before People

The NCT has been in the news quite a lot this week after their president resigned. Seána Talbot handed in her resignation stating a shift in the focus of the charity. For the past 60 years, the NCT has been…

Farnham Estate: A Little Slice of Luxury in Co. Cavan

This post is not sponsored or endorsed in any way. After a scenic drive through the lush greenery of Ireland, a long and twisting driveway curls around the stunning 500-acre golf course to a car park nestled among beautiful woodlands.…


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