• A Guide To Safely Getting Back To Your Pre-Baby Weight
    For the mums

    A Guide To Safely Getting Back To Your Pre-Baby Weight

    Bouncing back to your old figure after having a baby may seem like an impossible task. The fun of eating for 2 can take some time to wear off and instead of the number on the scales going down, it may just continue to increase. There’s no quick fix or magic pill that can make you shed those pesky extra pounds, but there are a few useful hints and tips that could help you get set in the right direction. Put those meal replacement drinks back on the shelf and take a more natural and relaxed approach to shifting the excess weight. Avoid Negative Self Image The most important thing…

  • Why it’s Never too Late to Follow Your Career Dreams
    For the mums,  General

    Why it’s Never too Late to Follow Your Career Dreams

    Many people dream about their ideal career but never take the steps towards making it a reality. Between raising children, concerns over financial security and dealing with the demands of daily life, your dream career may seem like an impossibility, but it doesn’t have to be.  Whether you lack the confidence, don’t have the time, or think it’s too late, here’s why now could be the perfect opportunity to pursue your dream career. You’re Constantly Growing As a person, you’re constantly learning and experiencing new things. In all likelihood, you’ve reached achievements that you never thought you could, and overcome situations you didn’t think you’d be able to. Even now,…

  • Me Time: 7 Ideas for Mums
    For the mums

    Me Time: 7 Ideas for Mums

    Being a mum is incredibly rewarding, with so many precious first moments and treasured memories. There’s also no doubt it’s incredibly tiring, from teething and sleepless nights, to school runs and homework.  According to research, on average, children say mum 9,563 times per year. We also spend 7 full days doing the food shop, make more than 800 meals and 500 beds. Although there’s a lot of perks, like enjoying over 1,500 cuddles, it can be stressful, too. To help you rejuvenate, here are some essential me-time ideas for hectic mums. Enjoy a nap As a parent, you know that feeling of being sleep deprived. If you need to justify…

  • For the mums

    StorkUp – social shopping experience

    You have probably already heard and read about StorkUp. Many of the mums I know in real life and online already use it. But in case you haven’t, please read on and i will tell you everything you need to know. First of all, StorkUp can make your life easier. Why? you may ask… Well, with so many shops on the high street, online mums and dads can get lost and confused. Plus if you are a busy mum like me you may prefer to do all your shopping online but expect quality as well. In 2011 two mums like me and you, Fiona and Claire, started a new and…

  • For the mums

    Hangout with Marco Pierre White

    This last Tuesday I was one of the lucky bloggers chosen by Britmums to take part in a hangout with one of the greatest chefs of our times – Marco Pierre White. I felt exactly like before a date: excited and emotional. I know it’s silly but it was my the first time I had an online “date” with a celebrity. Plus is someone I respect a lot for the healthy approach to cooking. So of course the G+ Hangout was about healthy eating and highlighting Marco’s favourite summer turkey recipes. Me and my fellow bloggers asked Marco questions and advice on how to cook turkey to its best. Turkey…