We all do it! Whenever I made a mistake – from the smallest driving boob to burning down my kitchen during a lobster flambéing accident, I used to beat myself up about it until I was black and blue in the mind. None of us like making mistakes, but they are an inevitable part of
Articles written by Valerie Hazelrig
Over 6 million people are living with diagnosed IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) in the UK. The medical management of this often misunderstood illness can be complex and due to the very nature of the illness, sufferers coping with IBS often find it difficult to discuss their symptoms and in turn the management of their treatment.
Depressing news for career women. A recent study by the Chartered Management Institute has discovered that men still earn more than their female counterparts, even when they do identical jobs. Despite 40 years of legislation demanding equality and equal pay in the workplace, it seems not much has changed. New research shows that women earn
My bone idle nephew makes Mr Lazy of the Mr Men look positively industrious. Whenever I visit, he can barely lift his head off the couch to grunt hello, let alone leap to his feet and hug me What happened to the energetic bundle of joy he used to be? He used to have more
It’s finally happened. No, my daughter hasn’t got pregnant, pierced or tattooed: She’s asked to have a sleepover. According to my fellow mothers who have dealt with such alien scenarios, sleepovers become popular – especially with girls – from the age of about eight. So, alongside the endless rounds of birthday parties and after-school activities,
Ask any child what Easter means to them, and chances are their eyes will light up, they will lick their lips, and then say ‘LOTS of chocolate eggs.’ For most kids, the real meaning of Easter has been buried beneath a mound of foil-coated, high calorie Easter eggs, pretty much guaranteed to rot teeth and