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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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Bodyenrich Review

“Lavish, divine and delectable, each exquisite Bodyenrich product is designed to naturally nourish your skin, beauty and spirit.”   Do Bodyenrich live up to their statement?   I offered to do a review of Bodyenrich products because at a glance they ticked various boxes: * NO SLS, SLES or other harsh Detergents * NO Alcohol […]

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Walk Mill Botanics Handmade Soaps Review

Can using soap be enjoyable as well as necessary? Soap. Bit boring isn’t it? One of those things you buy out of habit because no sink should be without a bar/squirty bottle for fear visitors might conclude your home is uninhabitably unhygienic. Since we don’t seem to be ditching the necessity for soap any time […]

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Niki’s Organic Balms Review

Niki McGlynn is a homeopath and reflexologist who created Niki’s Organic Balms after being disappointed with the reflexology products available. The range has expanded to do so much more than aid in foot care…….read on to see the multiple uses I found when I had the opportunity to try them….. First Impressions They’re organic. Brownie […]

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Chain Restaurants – Pick Of The Menus

Why is it that as soon as people leave the comforts of home and eat anywhere else, all sense of health, nutrition and portion control go out of the window? It is the ‘treat factor’? I get that, but these days we eat out so often that these ‘treats’ are actually having an impact on […]

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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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The Scales Will Make Fools Of You

They’ve been the cause of many a panic, headache, bad mood, as well as joy, pride and feelings of self-control. Tears are shed and frustration, anger and disappointment take hold. The scales sure do have us under their thumb don’t they. I doubt there’s a person reading this who hasn’t at some point got on […]

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Don’t Give Up On Lent

Anyone giving up anything for lent this year? Do you feel pressure that you SHOULD be giving up some vice of yours for the 40 day duration of lent – chocolate, cigarettes, browsing Instagram after 9pm?! Lent is a Christian festival comprising the 40 days leading up to Easter, whereby people give up luxuries (it used […]

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