Smartphone addiction? Here’s what to do

Smartphone addiction? Here’s what to do

Does this sound familiar: The kids are finally in bed and the kitchen is relatively clean. You sit on the couch with your phone in your hand. Before you know it, it’s midnight and you’ve just spent 2h scrolling. You aren’t proud of how much time you...

Emotional eating and willpower

If you describe yourself as an ’emotional eater’, know that using food to counter unpleasant emotions or situations is very common. You might be eating as your only pleasure or due to other emotions ranging from boredom to using food as a reward.Emotional...
Would you live for your children?

Would you live for your children?

The minute my first daughter was born, I felt like my heart doubled in size. Awe, a heavy weight of responsibility and so much love all mixed together. The transition from woman to mum was almost violent. Its intensity surprised me no matter how prepared I thought I...
After another tough night

After another tough night

Anybody who’s ever had young children knows that February is one of the most difficult months. One person in the family gets sick and then it’s a domino effect. (I’m usually the last one to get sick, hooray). Last week, I took my eldest to a birthday...