The Drugs Talk

University students are heading home, the school holidays are on the horizon and the party and festival season is warming up, which for parents of teenagers and young adults serves as a pertinent reminder that it is time to reiterate a few health and safety messages, not least…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #48

Good Morning and welcome back to another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond with my fellow hosts Sharon at After the Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. For those who may be joining us for the first time this link-up is for parenting posts…

Fabulous Females Interview – The Hot Flush

If you are a woman approaching or maybe already in the throes of midlife there are two women online that will no doubt have already grabbed your attention as they did mine. Jo and Ann, are the founders of the one-stop-shop The Hot Flush for all things menopausal…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond Holiday

Good Morning, I hope you all enjoyed a fabulous week of sunshine and maybe like me you are still basking in the feelgood factor of the Royal Wedding. What a glorious occasion it was.  I loved every second and fall firmly in the camp of those who had…

Fabulous Females Interview – Tessa Dunlop

I am excited to feature renowned broadcaster, writer and historian Tessa Dunlop in the next of my Fabulous Females series.  2018 is the year of the female and the interviews are intended as a celebration of the achievements of some extraordinary women.  Tessa encapsulates that sentiment perfectly, having…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #47

Good Morning and thank you for joining Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond. I took some time out last week from the linky but I did manage to catch up…

The Menopausal Journey

How do any of us pinpoint that moment on our menopausal journey when we know we need to ask for help?  Mine was the receipt of a white flag email from my husband.  The over riding sentiment was that he loved me, the under lying one was that…

Fabulous Females Interview – Stephanie Capuano

This week’s Fabulous Female, Stephanie Capuano bucks the current trend among my interviewees for women embarking on new career adventures in midlife, yet she takes midlife ambition to a new level, managing roles not in one but two businesses. The first, 31st State, a natural skincare range for…