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This is why turning 40 should no longer be considered "Over the Hill"

Can we Really Slow Down the Ticking Hands of Time?<p>This year sees both myself and my husband celebrate what in candles-on-the-cake terms the world …

Being Humble gets you Further in Life - and HERE is why!

But Be Careful Who You Tread on to Get There!<p>I have always considered myself a modest person. I have spent most of my life being a people pleaser and …

Do You Choose Love or Does Love Choose You?

Does Life Have a Plan for You?<p>Destiny. Fate. Serendipity. Fortune. Luck. Chance. Coincidence. How do <i>you</i> view life?<br>Do you see it as a series of random …

THIS is How you Survive Valentine's Day as a Divorcee!

Owning the ‘D’ on ‘V Day’<p>Divorced on Valentine’s Day somehow seems worse than just single. It’s like the universe is laughing at you, mocking you for …

You Don't Have to be a Martyr to be a Good Parent!

How to Ask for Help When You Need It<p>I’ve been a maternity nurse for twenty five years and during that time have worked with hundreds of amazing …

This is How a World Under Trump Looks Now... from an immigrant's point of view

What it Means for Womankind<p>I won’t pretend that I am especially politically active. During my University days I was a member of the Swedish Christian …

Does Facebook Rule Your Life?

How Has Social Media Impacted Our Lives?<p>I remember the time I first heard of Facebook. To be honest I was a little confused. I was never the ‘type’ …

This is How Bullying Affects Us All

How Bullying Stays With You<p>When I was eight my family moved from North Yorkshire to North Lincolnshire. A distance of about 30 miles. It was only …

*Book Review* Break the Cycle : An Anthology

How Do We Break the Cycle of Bullying?<p>Bullying is a topic we have talked about a fair bit here at The Glass House. It is an issue that touches almost …

*Book Review* The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher

Death, Deceit and Dangerous Lies<p>I have written before about the impact books can have on our lives. The ability to transport us from the grey doom …

THIS is What A Mummy Night Out Really Looks Like!

13 Stages of a Mummy’s Night Out<p>Don’t be fooled by the pictures you see on Facebook. Those mums all dressed up and looking ready to party. Those …

Need A Positive Pick-Me-Up This Morning? Take a Look at These Top Five Tips!

Feeling Good Instantly has Never been so Easy!<p>Everyone needs a little magic up their sleeve for those days when the world seems to be pervaded with …

Who Cares if they Wear Pyjamas? Live and let live says our Miss Pollyanna

And Beyond!<p>Recently we shared an article featuring a snap taken of two women in a Tesco supermarket… in their (shock horror!) pyjamas. And all hell …

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

Get the Travel Bug with these Beautiful Locations<p>Christmas is over and most of us <i>(at least those of us in the Northern hemisphere)</i> are suffering from …

*Book Review* You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

A Gripping Story about Family and Sacrifice<p>How far would you go to help your daughter achieve her dream? Or your dream for her? Or in fact, simply …

You ARE Being Judged...

So Accept it… it’s Just Human Nature<p>“I don’t like to be judgmental, but…”<p>How many sentences have you started like that? How many times have you …

She had no make-up on... but why did it make national news?

By How Much Make-Up they Wear?<p>Most of us turn on the TV on a daily basis to be faced with ‘proper’ news from around the world. We pick up newspapers …

You Can't Fix the Pain, but You Can Help in Small Ways

In Small and Heartfelt Ways…<p>Little did I know when I started to make notes for this article that I would very soon find myself in this exact, …

Re-Discovering my Love of Books...

How to Push yourself Outside your Comfort Zone<p>I have always loved reading. For as long as I can remember, I have loved tracing the words on the page …

Moody Bitches: Dissecting the Secrets of the Perimenopause

Why is this Part of our Lives Treated like a Dirty Little Secret?<p>I’ve reached a fine age – which I might not disclose today – and lately I’ve begun …

Planning a Summer Holiday? This is why you should consider the Costa de la Luz in Spain.

… At Any Time of Year!<p>When we think of coastal Spain, we all too often banish her treasures to the hot summer months, when tourists, ill-fitting …

*Book Review* - Thank & Grow Rich by Pam Grout

In 2017…<p>Pam Grout is the fun-loving spiritual equivalent of Nigella Lawson. Her words are delectable. Not only does Pam’s take on life make me want …

6 Signs you May Be Heading towards Middle Age (or at least getting 'set in your ways'.)

When Irritations Morph from Annoying Quirks to Daily ARGHS!<p>When I met my husband we were carefree, late twenties, full of spontaneity, more than …

This is Why I Hate the term "Too Posh To Push"

Why I Hate the term “Too Posh To Push”<p>I hate the term “<i>too posh to push</i>“. I hate it with a passion. Why? Firstly, because the person saying it is …

The End is Nigh! (and aren't we glad!) But will 2017 be any better?

And Aren’t we So Damn Glad!<p>Well, that’s it folks. 2016 is finally coming to an end. For those of you who read our site regularly, you may have …

THIS is Why we Need to STOP Blaming "2016"

Get Some Perspective…<p>She’s been a different year, I’ll grant you that. Even a “Positivity Guru” like me, somebody who never watches the news, has …

Is it Time to Get Rid of the Flash Mob Proposals and Go 'Old School'?

Why the Subtle Approach often Works Best!<p>It’s the time of year when engagements run rampant, and it got me thinking about what a marriage proposal …

A Power Cut on Christmas Day - it could be the BEST thing to happen to your family!

It’s the Simple Things that Matter the Most<p>When I see the frenetic last minute shopping dashes, watch Nigella, Jamie and co. argue the toss over …

The Five Kids' Faces of Christmas Day!

We Give You The Lowdown on the Entire Emotional Scale…<p>If you’re a parent you know the drill by now. Christmas Day comes in phases, stages, sections …

The ONLY Chutney Recipe you will Need this Christmas!

With a Fantastic Festive Chutney<p>It seems everyone I know has a story to tell about 2016. Whether it’s their take on the impact of Brexit or a more …