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Will a Baby Sleep Soother work on older children?

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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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Nutribuddy Hotslim Drink Review – Can Carbs Help You Sleep?

Nutribuddy Hotslim review

I’m a terrible sleeper and always curious to try new health food products, so when I was shown a new health drink that could help me drift off to sleep how could I resist? But does Nutribuddy Hotslim really do what it claims?   The relationship between sleep and weight is conclusive. Not sleeping enough […]

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Fun and Creative Ways to End Bedtime Battles

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Bedtime battles are a tedious and less pleasant part of parenting, but it doesn’t have to be that way!   Sleep is so important to our physical and mental health, but unlike child free adults, our broken or late nights aren’t always our fault!   So when I hear fitpro’s telling women that to have […]

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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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8 Reasons to Get Fit (not including the obvious)

I can think of many obvious reasons to get fit such as maintaining a healthy weight, improving cardiovascular fitness and reducing the likelihood of lifestyle diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.   But the benefits of exercise and being fit and healthy go way beyond the obvious, and most people find that every area […]

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The Sleep and Weight Loss Connection

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You might not think sleep and weight loss are connected but in fact when you’re asleep is when the magic happens.   As they say, it’s not in the gym where the progress is made, it’s when you’re resting afterwards.   However if you’re a busy Mum chances are your sleep has taken a hit […]

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Weight Loss Tips for the Sleep Deprived Mum

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If you’re a Mum you probably know from experience that when you are sleep deprived it’s so much harder to eat healthily.   And yet because we are always under such stress (even if kids are a good stress, they’re still stressful!), that’s the very reason we need to look after ourselves and our health.   […]

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Why Do You Feel Tired in Winter?

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It’s getting colder, darker, the days are getting shorter, and with it your energy levels plummet and we feel tired more than usual.   It’s the same old story, as we push through Autumn towards Winter; coughs, colds and flu are more prevalent, and just when we should be enjoying Festive celebrations with friends and […]

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Revive Your Life With These 10 Healthy Morning Habits

Creating and maintaining a few strategic healthy morning habits could be the simplest way to start your day right, feel and perform at your best.    With only so many hours in the day and our lives getting busier, we need to make the most of every day and that means including the morning! (Click […]

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Stress and Weight Gain-Are They Connected?

People report putting on weight when under pressure, but is there actually a connection between stress and weight gain? I don’t mean emotional eating. Clearly if you comfort eat too often for whatever reason that’s going to contribute to weight gain. I mean the theory than being stressed actually makes you store fat more easily, […]

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