The benefits of sleep – Mums need sleep too

Mums have a magical solution to fix any type of issues, right? Well, if your kids think so, then you’re obviously doing a good job. But ‘perfection’ requires quite a huge amount of dedication, which can get immensely tiresome at the end of the day. What being a mother also requires is a lot of time, which, among many other things, usually leaves you with few hours of sleep. more “The benefits of sleep – Mums need sleep too”

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Guest Post: Health tips for busy Mums

Nobody likes getting ill, but coming down with a cough or a cold can be particularly inconvenient for busy mums. After all, the odds of getting a few days recovering in bed is pretty unlikely, whilst statistics suggest that mums with young kids are many times more likely to get ill. more “Guest Post: Health tips for busy Mums”

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My Babywearing experience : International Babywearing week

I think some folk tend to think of ‘babywearing‘ as being associated with a stereotype – perhaps an earth mother, co-sleeper, long term breast feeder, wearer of floaty clothes and tye dye. That kind of grates, because I don’t really agree with popping anyone in a box with a label because of any given parenting style or choice. more “My Babywearing experience : International Babywearing week”

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10 best secrets for healthy and gorgeous hair

I’m sure that you, like me, would have spent a lot of energy, time, and money to get healthy hair as it plays an important role in your health and constitutes a major part of your personality, appearance and self confidence. more “10 best secrets for healthy and gorgeous hair”

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How to Healthify your home in three key areas

Health means different things to different people, but there are some undeniable aspects of our lives that can affect our well-being in positive or negative ways. more “How to Healthify your home in three key areas”

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Our box full of memories from The Creation Station

Just this afternoon, as I was storing away the dense bag of drawings and artwork from Tigs first year at primary school, I stumbled across a box full of memories from what seems like a lifetime ago. more “Our box full of memories from The Creation Station”

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GUEST POST: 7 Beach Bag Essentials

With the summer holidays almost upon us, beach days and holidays are so close we can almost smell the sun cream! Today I’m featuring Breanne from Proper and Pink with a guest post injecting a little California sunshine into our Blighty summer. So without further ado, here’s Breanne and her beach essentials roundup. more “GUEST POST: 7 Beach Bag Essentials”

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Does friendship have a half life?

If you think back over the last five, ten even twenty years or more of your life, there are probably people who have fallen by the wayside. Friendships which at one time were so important to you, people you spoke to, laughed with and confided in day after day now feel like a distant memory, and that can be hard to swallow. more “Does friendship have a half life?”

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#CurlyHairDontCare – Rocking natural curls this summer

If any of my friends had happened to have met me post 2001, or more specifically, the launch of GHD hair straighteners, they may be unaware of the fact that my hair is naturally curly. more “#CurlyHairDontCare – Rocking natural curls this summer”

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The epiphanies of middle age

At the beginning of this month I celebrated my 36th birthday. I’m pretty sure when you can’t really remember your age, that puts you in the category of ‘old’, not helped by the fact my five year old asked ‘why the skin on my arms wobbles’ this evening. more “The epiphanies of middle age”

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