Breastfeeding Truths

Breastfeeding in my book has to be one of the best things you can do for your babies. I am proud to have breastfed all four of my children and I find it quite remarkable that not only did I grow them all inside me for nine months (or nearly ten months in my case […]

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Tackling the winter cough naturally

In the winter, humidification levels can drop below 25% in your home, especially when central heating or alternative heat sources are being utilised more. Low humidity can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, dry skin, fatigue, tiredness and reduced concentration. Does any of this sound familiar in your house?In addition to this the winter months can […]

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Considering colouring your hair?

I can honestly say I have never dyed my hair. As a teenager my best friend and I experimented with colour sprays and mouses when we were feeling particularly rebellious but it never developed into anything else.  With dark brown hair I fully accept that there will come a point in time when I need to […]

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How to improve the condition of your skin

Dry skin, flaky skin, eczema, psoriasis and other conditions can really get you down but in fact these types of conditions are very common. They can however become more of a problem  in the winter months. When the heating goes on and you are constantly going from hot to cold this can aggravate underlying skin conditions. I notice that […]

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The Mummy Fever Manifesto

It occurs to me that manifestos exist in order to keep political parties and other bodies from straying from their initial intentions – a declaration of intentions and motives. I think motherhood has taught me that it is important to have in the back of your mind the type of parent you are striving to […]

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Pads and Promises

Breast pads…fiddly and annoying and currently the things that I am most likely to leave the house without…but hugely necessary in my current lactating state.  I’m learning that you get what you pay for when it comes to breast pads. The best ones I have found are the Lansinoh pads, unfortunately they are also the […]

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Say Goodbye To Colic

Colic … it can be miserable for the whole family if this affects the baby in the house. Two of my four have suffered with Colic. There are lots of different ideas out there of things to try but in my opinion these are three of the best. Tummy massage can work wonders for a […]

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