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Mum’s Healthy School Holiday Survival Guide

Are you determined that this Summer you’ll spend more of the school holiday staying active, getting outdoors and not piling on holiday weight but are not sure where to start?   Whether you’re still working and have childcare sorted, or are at home with the kids or even going away on holiday, you don’t want […]

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Are You Creating Overweight Kids?

Have you considered you might have overweight kids and it’s all your fault? Ha! Bet that stirred your inner Mother Hen into defending her little piglets. Joking aside, if your children, even toddlers as young as 18 months, are overweight, they may be referred to weekly weightloss classes where they will be encouraged to try […]

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Sugar and your kids – how to have a birthday party without toothache

Sugar and your kids – how to have a birthday party without toothache How much sugar do your kids normally consume? How much more do they consume at the average birthday party? I’m going to hazard a guess a lot more at the latter! And you know what? That’s ok. Wouldn’t life be boring without […]

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Playground Workout – Get Fit with the Family!

If you’ve got small kids as I have, you’ll know how hard it is to find ‘me time’ for simple things like a bath by yourself let alone making time for exercise. Even if your children are at school during the day most people work or have other commitments that get in the way of exercise. […]

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Fun Fitness for kids – Keeping active as the nights draw in

An excellent guest post from Joanne McGowan of Act One Adventures, who provide fantastically fun Parties, Activity Classes and Events for children.   The summer holidays have come to an end and most of us are getting back into a routine of school/nursery again.  You have hopefully had a summer of getting out and about, playing in […]

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Family Friendly Working Interview

Fab interview about Polly and life running a business whilst being a Mummy. But then I would say it was fab……I wrote it! Read the full interview here. Perhaps you’ve got your own ‘Family Friendly’ line of work too?  I’d love to hear your stories and how you manage to ‘fit it all in’ too. […]

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Breastfeeding and Fatloss

“Breastfeeding Burns Calories” we are told. It’s also the most natural and nutritious start for your little one, helping to protect against illnesses and allergies, as well as protecting against breast cancer in Mum, so it’s no wonder that almost three quarters of Mums in the UK choose to breastfeed their baby. Hmmm, if that’s so, […]

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Should You Send Your Kids To Bootcamp?

Is it just me or is our obsession with all things health, diet, and fitness now being inflicted on our children, as young as 2?! Don’t get me wrong, as a nutritionist and the Director of a health and fitness company I’m a Tiger Mother when it comes to my kids’ well-being – they don’t […]

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BBC South Today: Self-employed Mums

Why mums are choosing to work for themselves! Ok, so our ‘parts’ didn’t get shown as such, but it does show the group where we first met, and even little Bella and Amy (our youngest girls) get an appearance also!! BBC South Today did a feature on the Networking Mummies Hampshire in response to a […]

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