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Finding Peace at The Chilled Mama Retreat

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to experience truly peaceful, mindful day on a Chilled Mama Retreat. I’d been looking forward to it for ages, and also a little nervous. It surpassed all my expectations, and was exactly what I needed. I was invited* to go to the Chilled Mama Retreat by founder Cathy. She’s an antenatal teacher, trainee doula, pregnancy relaxation teacher and baby massage teacher, amongst lots of other talents. The Chilled Mama Retreat is described as  ...

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What My Mum’s Taught Me About Being A Mum

I know that not everyone is lucky enough to have a great mum. Some of my friends have lost theirs. More have lost babies. So Mother’s Day can be bittersweet and I always think of these friends and hope they are doing OK. But for me, there is nothing but sweetness about it. And a reminder to be thankful. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve wanted to be a mummy. Maybe most girls do. And I knew that I wanted to be just like my mum. She gave up her job as a teacher to look after us  ...

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