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Pregnancy Book Review; Your No Guilt Pregnancy Plan

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It’s a right of passage to read a pregnancy book from cover to cover for every first time Mum. There’s no huger life and body change than becoming a mother and naturally we want to be as prepared as possible.   Aurora was born in 2009 and of course I read not 1 but three […]

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Habits That Will Get You Healthy & Fit For Life

Being healthy and fit is about more than just looking great. It means feeling your best every day! A lot of people are discouraged from living healthier lifestyles because they imagine having to commit hours of each day to going to the gym while eat a restrictive diet. In reality, this type of living can […]

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Do Natural Sleep Aids Work?

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If you’ve ever been on sleep tablets you’ll know they can come with some unpleasant side effects including drowsiness the next day and addiction, but do alternatives like natural sleep aids actually work and are they safer?   Your doctor should have informed you that sleeping pills and mood medications like antidepressants and anti-anxiety medicines […]

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We Enter The World of Beatrix Potter

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This Summer I achieved a childhood ambition of visiting the magical world of Beatrix Potter by booking a holiday to where she lived near Lake Windermere in the Lake District.   Not only that but a quick google led me to a special ‘Beatrix Potter Experience’ holiday run by the Lindeth Howe hotel, the only […]

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Mummy Bloggers You Should be Following

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Motherhood is wonderful but very tough. So when it all gets too much and you feel like you can’t cope, here’s a list of the top Mummy Bloggers to help you realise you’re not alone.   Whether it’s teething tips, healthy after school snacks, you’re feeling guilty because you forgot the tooth fairy (again) or […]

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Why Do We Have To Make Lists For Daddy?

Every time I go out for longer than half a day, child-free, I have to make a list as long and comprehensive as the NHS budget report just to make sure the  day runs smoothly.   Yep, a little off topic from my usual body-health-food-fitness rants, but this was a piece I wrote on one […]

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VITL DNA Test Review

vitl dna test review

The Human Genome project was only completed as recently as 2003, but now you can get a DNA test for less than £100, and it could be the most fascinating health test you ever take!   Unlike fitness and nutritional status which can be altered with lifestyle changes, you can’t change your DNA. I would […]

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How to be a Healthy Mummy with Kids Party Characters (podcast)

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Every mother wants to be a healthy Mummy and have the energy to keep up with the demands of Motherhood.   But that’s so much easier said than done, with all the challenges and work involved in being a Mum, let alone work, housework, and everything else we take on.   I was interviewed by […]

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Why is it so hard to be healthy? Here’s 10 Easy Steps to Health.

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Why is it so easy to eat tasty junk food and spend every waking moment working or doing chores, but so hard to find time to be healthy?   Personally, I think the problem lies with making it way too complicated in the first place.   With the rise in popularity of all things health […]

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The Reasons You’re Bloating After Eating

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If you’re experiencing bloating after eating then there are several possible causes, which I’ll explain to you here today.   Bloating is the uncomfortable feeling that there’s a balloon inside your belly, and can happen with or without distention, where your tummy actually looks round and ‘blown up’ like a balloon.   Bloating and distention […]

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