How Pilates Changed my Life

‘Pilates changed my life‘ — sounds a bit extreme and sensationalist doesn’t it? But never a truer word was written. It really has. I’ve written about my love for Pilates before. In all the chaos that life presents; the constant merry-go-round of juggling work with motherhood — being a wife, a homeowner, a responsible adult …

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Seasonal Skincare featuring Green People

Aaah autumn. The leaves changing colour and falling. A nip in the air. The transition from light, summery clothes to heavy knits and boots. And dry skin caused by central heating. Yep. The changing seasons play havoc with my skin. Seasonal skincare certainly wasn’t on my radar when I was younger (nor eye-cream for that …

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Bringing Up Men and Positive Body Image

Over on Instagram last week there was a flurry of inspiring posts on ‘positive body image’— one of my favourite being from my blogging buddy Alison who posted a pic of herself and her daughter in matching swimming costumes. When I saw it I literally did a double take and thought— ‘Wow — she’s so brave’ — and …

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In Pursuit of My Youth { Boots Botanics Skin Care Review } AD

Boots Botanics beauty skincare review

When we reach a certain age *ahem* the beauty products that we used throughout our twenties and *coughs* (sorry — I seem to have something stuck in my throat) thirties, may not be be doing us any favours anymore. Don’t admit defeat. Don’t accept old age gracefully. Try a new regime. Introducing Boots Botanics Skin Care …

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Me Time | Breathing Space

Before I became a mother, I was pretty selfish. And I had years of being selfish. Doing whatever I wanted — whenever I wanted — getting up late, going to bed late. I went to the gym when I felt like it (admittedly not very often), went shopping when I fancied. OK — granted — these things were …

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Introducing the Baby First Aid App from The British Red Cross

Disclosure: This post is written in collaboration with the British Red Cross; but, as ever, all thoughts, words and images are my own. Have you heard of the Baby First Aid app from the British Red Cross? When the twins were about 9 or 10 months old I did a course on adult CPR and …

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