Reverse Culture Shock: What It Is & How To Handle It This is a post that I am hoping will help many people- reverse culture shock is something that most people have never heard of, and often by the time we hear the term, it's because we are already experiencing it. This post will outline the . . .
How To Travel With Mental Health Issues: Mental Health Tips For Travel Lovers A rare post about two of the things that I have become fairly expert at: travelling and dealing with mental health issues. Hurrah! I wanted to write this post as people with mental health issues can often get trapped into . . .
15 Simple Self Care Tips For Parents This is a post I've wanted to write for a long time, but honestly I have never been good at establishing a self care routine. I think this is very common among parents, particularly those who are primarily responsible for childcare- our days rush by in a blur of . . .
Family Gap Year Blog: The 10 Things We Are Dealing With After Our Family Gap Year Life, eh. We've been back in the UK for just over two months now, and on the outside things seem pretty much back to normal. Patrick is working in fitness management, I’m full-on with homeschooling the girls and . . .
What's Going On With Our Mental Health? It's another ramble, guys. I've written before about my experience of mental health. I've had mental health 'issues' for most of my life- I'm 29 now so around 20 years. That's a freaking long time spending lot of energy trying to get my brain to work . . .
5 Things We're Doing To Help Our Kids Process Trauma Hey. It's been a month and a day since Eira's accident; it's been probably the weirdest time of our lives and at the moment we're just kind of doing life here in Bali before heading back to England. We knew after the accident we would have to . . .
Sexual Assault in Bali, Indonesia. Is Bali safe? *sighs, for ages.* For fuck's sake. It is boring how many times I (or many of my friends) could have written this post. Honestly, life is such that sexual assault is so commonplace it is freaking tedious. Like oh, great, another one, another few . . .
My Anorexia recovery blog part 2 Hi y’all. I had planned to break my anorexia recovery blog into two parts (read part one of my anorexia blog here), but honestly it has such distinct sections to it that I think it is better in three or four parts. This part will cover ages 13-19, the absolute worst . . .
An Open Letter to Parents Wanting An Adventure. A letter inspired by messages from parents I get most days, asking how we made the leap and often saying they don't think they could do it. Dear Parent, You’re thinking of adventure. You have been adult-ing pretty well, even if most of it is an . . .
Anorexia recovery blog: Looking back at my anorexia journey I thought I’d do a slightly different post today, the first part of an anorexia recovery blog. I often get messages and responses when I put up posts that show an insight into our family life, the more personal side of our adventures and . . .