When Was The Last Time You Considered Your Child’s Mental Health?

It’s hard dealing with your own mental health, sometimes it’s easy to take our little ones for granted. This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and it did get me thinking. ‘When was the last time I considered my children’s mental health?


Being an Intern Over 30! My Top Ten Tips for a Successful Internship

I don’t know about you but I find February and March to be the best time for that all-important job search, whether its a full career change, a step up or you are about to finish your studies and it’s time to think about the next step. Where do you even begin? So I thought I would write a post on Being an Intern Over 30! My Top Ten Tips for a Successful Internship or work experience.


Have You Ever Heard of Strep B? This is Our Story

It’s hard to explain the feeling of being told that your baby is ill and not just your average cold but life-threatening, the closest I can describe it is numb. Everything stands still and for a brief moment it feels like your life is at a standstill, it’s not real. You are having a bad dream and any minute your alarm will sound and normality will resume. Have you ever heard of Strep B? This us our story.



If your past year was rough and you felt like it simply could not get any worse, at least you had January to look forward to. The month of fresh starts and new beginnings, the month where you can finally get the gears turning in making things better and having them go your way – the right way but why do we feel the need for new beginnings in January?


How to Survive the 101 days of January!

For those of you who don’t know, it is ‘Blue Monday’ on Monday 20th! The day in January when it’s been five weeks since December payday, cupboards are empty, bank accounts running dry and the thought that payday still seems a million days away, so it got me thinking. Here are my tips on How to Survive the 101 days of January.


My Weight Loss Battle – What I’ve Learnt about Dieting!

Being overweight is nothing new to me. I’ve spent most of my adult life overweight. But two years ago I got into the obese territory and with a current BMI of 34.3, I have attempted to do something about it. Sadly it didn’t go so well so I thought I’d give you my story. My weight loss battle and what I’ve learnt about dieting.


Why We Should all be Having Weekend Breaks in Cornwall

The South West of England is known as the English Rivera, mainly because of its mild weather and beautiful beaches. This is why we should all be having weekend breaks in Cornwall.


The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened in December

Happy New Year! Wow, the end of yet another decade and the start of what hopefully will be a good year. I ended 2009 a working mum of one and by early 2010, I was pregnant with our little monster. What a decade it has been. This post is What Happened in December with a mini look over the last 10 years.


Blogging: Looking to 2020 and Beyond…

It’s hard to believe that on the 18th January 2020, my blog will be a year old! It’s been a rollercoaster of a year both personally and professionally. I wanted to write so much more and plan so much more content but blogging is a bit of a mind field. However, I do feel more prepared for the next year and beyond. This post is Blogging: Looking to 2020 and beyond.


The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened In November

How can it be December? I mean last time I checked it was April and I was counting down the days until our summer holiday, now the Christmas countdown has begun! It’s not exactly Blogmas, but I thought I’d have a little change of pace today. This is what happened in November.


Blogmas 5: My Tips on How to Stay Safe on a Night Out …

It’s that time of year again, Christmas parties are in full swing, drinks down the pub with Mum friends, Dad’s having a couple of beers after work. Here are my top tips on how to stay safe on a night out this Christmas.

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