Box Of Favours – Christmas Gift Ideas

The holiday season is just around the corner. Which means time for finding the perfect gift for the important people in your life. With the current global situation, finding that perfect gift might not be as easy as it once was. We can’t browse in the shops or touch and feel the quality of the item we are thinking of gifting. That’s why I’m sharing Box of Favours as a Christmas gift idea. The Idea

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Wonderbly (AD)

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday 21st June, and with parts of the UK only now beginning to emerge from lockdown. We are limited to where we can shop for the perfect Father’s Day gifts. That’s where Wonderbly comes in. They offer a range of books in 12 different languages that can be personalised ideal for any father’s day gift. Disclaimer – I was sent this product in return for an honest and fair

Printsfield Personalised Socks (Product Review)

As lockdown is set to continue in Scotland. Meaning even more time away from family and friends. A great way reach out to your loved ones is to send them cards, letters or maybe even gifts. Today I am reviewing a personalised pair of socks from Printsfield. Who Or What Is Printsfield? Printsfield was founded by friends Jakub and Mykhalio. Their aim is to offer personalised accessories featuring images of your loved ones, whether that

15 Activities You Can Do During Lockdown

With the UK currently being in lockdown social distancing and staying at home to protect ourselves, our families and fellow humans is the new normal for the foreseeable future. it’s hard not to feel isolated, overwhelmed and anxious. After the first few days it can become tedious, boring and somewhat depressing being indoors 24/7. Today I am here to share some ideas to help stem that boredom and attempt to take your mind off what’s

What Is The Link Between Vision Impairment And Mental Health?

Disclosure – This is collaboration post Most of us take good eyesight for granted and we don’t realize how difficult life can be for somebody living with vision impairments. Even though we understand that being blind is very challenging and poses a lot of practical problems, we never really consider the impact that it has on a person’s mental health. There is a strong link between mental health issues and poor eyesight and if you

I Don’t Even Know Where To Start (Where Have I Been?)

The best place I should start I guess is. Why I haven’t posted any new content since October? Honestly, I didn’t feel inspired to write anything new. I was spending time going through older posts, updating them and trying to use the new skills that I had learnt from helping out at The Unchargeables. It all got a little too much though! I started to feel overwhelmed with my site, The Unchargeables and trying to

Self Care Routine (Autumn Edition)

Modern day life can be so fast paced that many forget to stop and take a moment to themselves. Many people choosing to focus energy on loved ones rather than themselves Which in turn leads to feelings of being worn out and sometimes indifferent to what is happening around them. There are a number of simple self care tasks that can be added to daily life to create a self care routine which can help

Hill’s Science Plan – Dog Food – Product Review

Dogs like any pets become much–loved members of the family. They are an important part of our world. We want to ensure that they are cared for, are happy and healthy. Choosing the right brand of dog food is a great start to get our furry friends on the right track. Recently we were given the opportunity to try a new (to us) brand of dog food. Hill’s Science Plan, we received the Adult Sensitive

We All Operate Better With A Relaxed Mind – How To Achieve That Peace

Disclosure – This is collaboration post Your brain is the most important part of your body. Everything you do in life starts with your thinking box upstairs – without it functioning to a good level, you’d be all over the place in all aspects. Because of its importance to everything in life, you need to make sure you don’t damage it in any way. Physically and emotionally, this amazing thing that holds all of your

Parenting Through An Illness Flare (Tips I Use When Flaring)

Parenting is hard, don’t let anyone tell you any different. As parents, we want to do our absolute best for our kids. We are plagued with doubt as to whether we are doing the right thing! It can feel like an uphill battle that you are never thanked for, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. Bearing in mind how tough parenting is for someone who doesn’t have a chronic illness, imagine how hard

Shining The Spotlight On Chronic Illness & Disabilities Q&A With Sheryl

Hello and welcome back to another Shining The Spotlight on Chronic Illness & Disability post. I am so thankful for each and every one of the participants who have shared their chronic illness and disability journey with me and my readers. Today’s post features Sheryl of A Chronic Voice. Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you? Hello, my name is Sheryl and I come from Singapore. I blog over at, covering topics

Shining The Spotlight On Chronic Illness & Disabilities Q&A With Pamela

Hello and welcome back to Shining The Spotlight on Chronic Illness & Disabilities. Today’s post features Pamela. A fellow spoonie who has previously featured on Parenting In Pain. Introduce Yourself And Tell Us A bit About You? I live in Langford, BC, just outside of Victoria. I’m happily married to my amazing husband Ray and we are proud parents of 2 grown kids and three wonderful grandsons. I’m a blogger who writes about Chronic Pain,