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I hear you

What do you need to be heard right now?

In tonight’s #somum mamas’ retreat - our monthly online get together from 8.30pm - 9.30 pm in Mamas’ Everyday Retreat - we’ ...

You are more courageous than you think

How much courage have you felt this week...?

As we mother, we may be too busy to notice, but we call on courage all the time: it's that deep-rooted mama strength ...

Join our day retreat in January 2019

BEAUTIFUL BOLD BEGINNINGS:
A DAY RETREAT

Join Pippa Best and Leif Olsen on Saturday 19 January 2019 for a special one-off day retreat.

Welcome the new year and all its ...

Summer mum bodies, and how to love them

Summer is here, even as the clouds roll in.

It’s a season that can often intensify whatever we’re feeling about our bodies.

Summer heat can make ...

Join our Mamas' Retreat in September Sorry, this event is currently sold out: but please email Pippa if you would like to be added to the waiting list, as places may become available closer to the retreat date. Can you join our last ...
Perfect procrastination and the tyranny of busy

I didn't think I was a procrastinator. Because I was always busy.

I mean, mums are always busy.

"How's your week been...?"

Most mums I know ...

On finding mama time in the 'holidays'...

Are you knee deep in the 'joy' of holidays this week?

Which somehow often don't feel so much like holidays in motherhood...

Maybe you're at home, trying to fill longer days with ...

Join our Mamas' Retreat in May Can you join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 13 May? Spend some precious mama me-time looking after you, letting go of the guilt, being reassured that you're not alone, and reconnecting ...
Loving my moustache and my inner gremlins

How are you doing, amazing mama?

How much time have you spent telling yourself that you're not good enough today...? ...

Tender Care

How are you doing right now?

I'm feeling a bit depleted after too many late nights and busy days, and in need of some extra mama love today.

In case that's how you're feeling too, ...

Join our Mamas' Retreat in March

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Join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 18 March in Penzance.

Give ...

Ways to win a holiday every day

It's grey and cold out there. We're feeling skint, overwhelmed and exhausted. And oh my goodness, we need a holiday. So instead of just reminiscing about holidays past, let's all try and win ...

It doesn't count

Chatting to some friends this morning, we all realised how much we do every day that we simply do not count.

Somehow, we can get to the end of the day and think, well I didn't achieve ...

Join our next Mamas' Retreat in November

Join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 19 November 2017 for some precious mama me-time time.

We are returning to Leif's lovely airy studio in Garbo House, Bread Street, Penzance ...

How to overcome mama guilt – and put yourself first

We know how hard it can be to make time for yourself as a mama, especially during the school holidays. So we're thrilled to share this guest post from Dr Alison Pike . It's full of useful (and ...

Join a Mamas' Retreat in September

Join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 17 September 2017: precious time to be reminded that your needs matter, that taking time out is good for you, and that you're awesome.

Join a Mamas' Retreat in July

Join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 16 July.

Spend some precious mama me-time letting go of the guilt, being reassured that you're not alone, and reconnecting with what you most ...

For the bad days, words from other mamas

We all have bad days sometimes. And when we do, it helps to hear some words of encouragement from other mothers who have been there...

At our last #somum monthly party in Mamas' Everyday ...

Join a Mamas' Retreat in May in Cornwall

Join our next Sunday Morning Mamas' Retreat on 21 May and spend some precious mama me-time letting go of the guilt, being reassured that you're not alone, and reconnecting with what you most need ...

Ten one minute ways to reduce mama stress (part 2)

Welcome back to our second post full of ideas for one minute activities to help you towards being a chilled-out, capable, mama me-time loving mama.

Yes, this is a list for when you can't ...