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Spending Time Outdoors: Why it’s Important for Your Family’s Health

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Call it a generational gap but kids today don’t spend as much time outdoors as their parents used to. The Independent reported that they get exposed to screens twice as much as they get quality outdoors time. On average, kids get four hours of screen time everyday, much of which is unsupervised. As it turns out, […]

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Emma’s Diary Podcast – Mummy Body Image

Emma's Diary Podcast - How your body changes after pregnancy and learning to love it

Emma’s Diary is something you may remember from during and after pregnancy, and they now have a podcast I was invited to speak on! This episode is about body confidence, how our bodies change when we have babies, and how to stay healthy and love your body, stretchmarks and all!   Here’s a link to […]

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Healthy Blog roundup

healthy blog britmums roundup

Last year I became the BritMums health & fitness roundup editor and since then have published loads of healthy blog roundups, tips, recipes and more. Here’s the best for you to enjoy and be inspired from. BritMums is a parenting website and online community to discuss all things motherhood in a supportive, non-judgemental environment. They […]

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The 10 real reasons you can’t lose weight

can't lose weight

If you can’t lose weight it’s probably not because you don’t know what to eat. Based on real survey results  I’ll help you overcome the biggest challenges dieters face when it comes to sticking with your healthy eating goals.   ‘Just tell me what to eat!’ I’m asked regularly. And sure if you just want […]

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23 Life Lessons from 36 Years

23 Life Lessons from 36 Years

I’ve just finished reading ’21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ by Yuval Noah Harari and it got me wondering what I’d put on my own list of life lessons. I may only be nearly 36 at the time of writing but between moving home several times, parental divorces and remarriages, stints in mental health hospitals […]

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Why are some people naturally skinny?

naturally skinny

Do you have a friend who’s naturally skinny? So unfair isn’t it! But maybe there’s more to their slim physiques that just a super fast metabolism after all. 

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Me, where are you? On finding yourself after Motherhood

life after motherhood

It was one dark cosy evening in November when I sobbed and screamed on the sofa while my husband sat there utterly bewildered. Why had this caring selfless wife and mother suddenly changed her mind?    Let’s go back to 1997, with the body of an 18-year-old. An early developer, put me in a mini […]

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Why when you eat too much it does NOT make you gain weight

eat too much

I know what you’re thinking is she crazy? But let me explain why when you eat too much it does absolutely not mean you’ve ruined your diet.   It takes 3500 calories to add 1lb of fat (1/2 a kilo ish).   Let’s say you’ve been super ‘good’ with your healthy eating, cutting out all […]

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5 Day Habit Change Challenge

Do you have some unhealthy habits that need changing?​ Join this FREE 5 Day Habit Change Challenge and see how easy it is to swap bad habits for good ones, without feeling overwhelmed or confused with too much information. Strict diet plans with set meals and workouts are a great kick start for some, but […]

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Nutrition Basics with Mark Sleight (podcast)

Nutrition Basics with Mark Sleight

Chances are you’re making this whole healthy eating, diet and weight loss process way more complicated than it has to be, so in this podcast Mark and I cover all the nutrition basics, and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised to hear how simple it is. Mark and I share a lot of values when […]

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