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64 Cheap Activities To Entertain Your Kids This Summer

With summer fast approaching, I’ve started looking ahead to budget-friendly ways to keep the kids occupied over the long summer months. In Northern Ireland, the summer break lasts for 8 weeks which is a long time to think up new…

I’ve Forgotten How To Play

I’ve just come back from a lovely weekend away with the family to Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland. We had a really relaxed time hanging out with friends, walking on the beach and turning off from the daily…

We Need To Talk About Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux’s new documentary ‘Mothers on the Edge‘ aired last night exploring the severe side of postnatal mental illness. He spoke to several mums, their families, and clinicians at a mother and baby unit in England. I sat down to…

How Gender Stereotyping Is Hurting Our Sons

Today I watched the wonderful Vick Psarias-Broadbent from Honest Mum talking to Phil and Holly on This Morning about toxic masculinity and why it’s ok for boys to cry. Little did I know that shortly after watching this, I would…

How to Support Your Child Through Exam Season

Easter is behind us and it won’t be long until the Summer holidays are upon us. Before we look to time off though, many children and teenagers will have exam season to look forward to. I spoke to Katie Matthews…

Focus On Recovery – A Message of Hope

Excerpt taken from Pangs: Surviving Motherhood and Mental Illness by Michelle Bradley. Recovery is possible. This is her message of hope. I began therapy with a psychologist and after a few months of exploring my issues, I can safely say…

No Mum Left Behind

Today is the third day of Maternal Mental Health Week in the UK and this is one of a series of posts discussing perinatal mental illness here at Blossom & Cave. Suicide is the biggest killer of women in the…

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…


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