My DoTerra Story- Sharing is Caring :-)

This is my story and not a promotion. DoTerra Essential Oils came into my life one sunny day in Wales when I had a headache. Funnily (and also quite sadly) I’d get this recurrent headache every time I travelled to Wales. Since Wales has become my no-aeroplane favourite holiday destination over the past few years,Continue reading “My DoTerra Story- Sharing is Caring :-)”

The Importance of Self Care

Hello and Salaams! This page is now being revised and edited for inclusion in my upcoming book, published by Beacon Books! Do look out for a link to pre-order, coming soon. Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari PS Previously, I said I’d list 3 new things I’m grateful for on each post. This will help meContinue reading “The Importance of Self Care”

It’s a Crying Shame…Or is it?

Like the ocean, tears are salt water. Crying is not only used to clear debris from our eyes or to lubricate the eyeball, it is also successfully used as a coping mechanism. There are three types of tears.  Continuous and Reflex tears are shed automatically for the physical benefits to the eye and the thirdContinue reading “It’s a Crying Shame…Or is it?”

Enough Already! & Being Grateful

Hello and Salaams! This page is now being revised and edited for inclusion in my upcoming book, published by Beacon Books! Do look out for a link to pre-order, coming soon. Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari Since you’re here I have a small favour to ask. More people are reading the the7ofus.blog than ever butContinue reading “Enough Already! & Being Grateful”

Coming Of Age

So we decided to have a get together (definitely not calling it a partaaaay in front of the boys!). It was for my daughter and her cousins- we thought it was about time we celebrated that they were growing up. We based a lot of the discussions around the book featured in the picture aboveContinue reading “Coming Of Age”

3 Must-Buys 0-1 Year Old Baby

>Baby Bjorn Bouncer This has been an absolute life saver.  It isn’t electronic, it doesn’t have music, sounds, flashing lights, vibrations or colourful toys attached to it.  What it does have is some stretchy comfortable fabric to sit in and a very sturdy iron base.  It has 3 settings, plus you can lie it downContinue reading “3 Must-Buys 0-1 Year Old Baby”

Choices

Hello and Salaams! This page is now being revised and edited for inclusion in my upcoming book, published by Beacon Books! Do look out for a link to pre-order, coming soon. Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari PS **UPDATED 2nd March 2018** I said I’d list 3 new things I’m grateful for on each post. ThisContinue reading “Choices”

Life’s Wake-up Calls- A slip in the snow…

I guess I would say that a profound Belief in Destiny helped me to accept the fact that I broke a bone in my wrist about 3 weeks ago. My husband had gone out sledging with my 4 older kids and even though I wanted to join them, I reluctantly stayed at home as apparentlyContinue reading “Life’s Wake-up Calls- A slip in the snow…”

Natural Birth

I’ve been very blessed to have wonderful birth experiences in my life.  I’m not here to tell these stories (unless you’d especially like to know! Please comment below) but I’d like to help others to have a positive outlook and to banish any blues they might be feeling in anticipation of birth. First of all,Continue reading “Natural Birth”

Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up & Never Give Up!

So my family consists of 5 little people, ranging from 5 months to 11 years old, and my husband.  My eldest child is my 11 year old daughter Miss Craft, my eldest son Mr. Reader is 9 years old, then come three more boys- Mr Biryani, aged 7, Mr Smiley aged 4 and Little MrContinue reading “Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up & Never Give Up!”