Dealing with childhood coughs and colds

Just as I thought the better weather was upon us here and we could bid farewell to winter colds, two of the children have come down with a nasty cough and cold. I am not a fan of cough mixture so always try to manage by increasing fluid and riding it out. We have found […]

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Dealing with childhood eczema

Eczema can be miserable at any age but when it is the children that are suffering, it can be especially tricky to deal with. Two of my four children suffer with eczema and it comes and gos and alters in severity depending on the time of year. It generally seems worse during the winter months […]

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The truth about colonic irrigation

Colonic irrigation. .. have you  tried  it? Thought about it?  Do you  wonder what it’s all about?  Perhaps you just think it’s all a bit gross. Before I had children I often felt quite bloated. I started  running  marathons and when I was training for my first marathon I noticed that I found it really […]

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Improving your digestive health

Poor digestion and digestive health can make you feel utterly miserable. You might feel: Bloated Lethargic Uncomfortable in your clothes Grumpy Full all the time Tired Constipated And quite frankly. ..fat Poor digestive health can be something that affects you all your life or just something that bothers you during a specific time, such as […]

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Boosting children’s health and development

As much as I am fortunate that my children all eat a balanced diet and a variety of fruits and vegetables I am still a big fan of supplements. Supplements are just that…they should ‘supplement’ a good, balanced diet, not act as a filler for something that is not present in the diet. I have […]

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Beating back pain

Back pain has been part of my life for the last 20 years. When I was 15 I fell from a horse whilst jumping and hurt my back (I had taken my body protector off because I was too hot). Since that day I had suffered with back and neck pain.I attribute the accident to […]

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British summertime is coming…

Apparently… So as I type this it is cold and wet outside. Scrap that – it is quite frankly blowing a gail and the rain is pounding off the driveway. Who would have thought British Summertime is fast approaching. That’s right folks so bounce out of bed and spring in to summer on the 29th March! Wouldn’t […]

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