"Beach life is good for the soul"
"Beach life is good for the soul" says lifestyle and mental wellness blogger, MummyJoJo - the busy mum of two and author of soon to be launched book: 'Mummy JoJo Uncut'. Here she shares why a weekend away to Elie Holiday Park helped to rebalance the pressures of everyday life.
Over the weekend we went to check out the new Castaway (forest) holiday homes that everyone is raving about which are located in the multi-award-winning Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay. It was a bit of a gamble in my head because the press were shouting everywhere about a yellow weather rain and thunder warning. Was a caravan-style holiday a good idea? Also, the podcast launch was fast approaching for Mojo Monday and I was a bag of nerves and excitement. Should I not stay and do some final work prep? On episode one we talk in parts about finding work/life balance and I felt like I needed to get some balance back. My happy place is being by the beach and the thing is, I REALLY needed a break. We all did. We needed to get away from the laptops (more me), DIY and being my general podcast production slave (Hubs has techy skills) and as for the kids – well what kid doesn’t love an exciting adventure somewhere new? That is part of the magic for me, seeing their wee faces light up on arrival.
The park was recently awarded Best Family Holiday Park in Scotland runner-up and has also been voted as the Best Visitor Attraction in Fife by Kingdom FM listeners. The word on the street is that families have been enjoying holidays here for generations. I started to get a case of serious FOMO (Mum if you are reading that means fear of missing out). Perhaps people wanted to keep it a secret... Click here to read more...