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Pregnancy Workout – How To Stay Fit When You’re Expecting

pregnancy workout

There’s a right and wrong way to to a pregnancy workout so today I’ll show you how to make sure you’re exercising safely and effectively when you’re expecting. If you’re reading this because you’re a mum-to-be, congratulations! In this article we’ll be giving you tips to help you to stay fit and healthy and sharing how […]

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Stress and Exercise – should you take a rest day?

stress and exercise

The links between stress and exercise usually refer to working out being stress relieving, but if you’re already stressed, should you be exercising at all?   Exercise, while good for you, is another stress on your body. In fact it’s this stress that make it fitter and stronger, as your body adapts to be able […]

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Toddler Feeding; Bedtime snacks and calorie needs (Mother and Baby Magazine)

toddler feeding advice

Toddler feeding advice is hard to dish out (see what I did there?!) as all children are different, but I offered my best advice to Mother & Baby Magazine when three Mums asked for help.   What works for one child won’t be relevant to another, and as a Mum you may have your own […]

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How to Master Healthy Shopping at the Supermarket

healthy shopping makeover

You know the scenario – screaming baby, bored toddler, nagging kids wanting to buy treats, those BOGOF deals for the processed snack bars you know aren’t great but it’s a great deal and, they’ll be perfect for those car journeys when everyone is hungry. Today I’m going to show you how to master healthy shopping […]

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Could Exercise Help Your PMS Symptoms?

pms symptoms

You might feel like binge watching Netflix with a family size bag of chocolates but doing some exercise could really help ease those horrible PMS symptoms. The figures show that getting active can really improve the physical and psychological symptoms of PMS. One study, analysing young women over an eight week period, found that exercise […]

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Lemon, Matcha & Coconut Energy Balls

coconut energy balls

These lemon, matcha and coconut energy balls are great when you need a lift, a little snack, or fancy something sweet without resorting to junk food.   We all love a sweet treat once in a while, and these bliss balls will satisfy your cravings without the guilt.   This recipe uses lots of store […]

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How to Find Healthy Disney Food

disney food

Think of Euro Disney food choices and what comes to mind is American inspired fast food and candy floss. So today’s blog is to prove that you can eat healthily anywhere, including Disneyland!   With a family trip to Euro Disney in Paris planned last autumn I wasn’t worried about what food would be available, […]

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What’s up with your body?! A female hormone test could tell you

thriva female hormone test

PCOS, irregular periods, terrible mood swings or struggling to conceive? Women’s bodies are confusing at the best of times, but a female hormone test could give you some insights as to what’s happening month to month in your body.   I had anorexia when I was younger so missed out on years of periods from […]

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Self Acceptance vs Weight Loss

Self Acceptance vs Weight Loss

Can you practice self acceptance and want to lose weight at the same time? Can you really be confident and love your body, but still be unhappy with (parts of) it and want to change it?   This is the argument I’m up against every day when, as a weight loss coach, I’m faced with […]

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Will a Baby Sleep Soother work on older children?

aucutee baby sleep soother review

Poor sleepers, I empathise. Some nights I couldn’t fall asleep if you paid me. So I tried a baby sleep soother to see if it help both me and the kids drift off.   Sleep is so important for all aspects of health; it’s when your body regenerates and repairs, and without enough sleep everything […]

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