‘High Five’ to breastfeeding mums!

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April 30, 2015

As I sat with a good friend of mine today while she was desperately trying to breastfeed her new-born in a position so uncomfortable it was bringing tears to her eyes, I was reminded just how much respect these mums deserve. I didn’t feel pity for her because of the cracked bleeding nipples, the sheer exhaustion from non-stop feeding, the inability to move very far from the 4 walls of…

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The Trials Of Teeth Cleaning

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April 25, 2015

Teeth cleaning time in our house is, without a doubt, one of he most testing times of our morning and evening routines. You may think it would get easier, that my 2 year old would realise that this is going to happen every day so he might as well just accept it, but no, absolutely not! We always get the ‘lips clenched tightly shut’ ‘shaking head from side to side’…

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Are You ‘Sugar Aware’?

Most of us are aware that too many sweets, cakes, chocolates and sugary drinks are bad for our kids. Many of us do our best to limit the intake of sugar in our children’s diets, and a lot of us believe we are doing a reasonable job. However, how many of us are aware of the sugar content in some of the foods we see as ‘safe’ and ‘nutritious’? Would…

April 11, 2015
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Will Hypnobirthing Mean A Pain Free Labour?

The term ”Hypnobirthing” is probably a little off-putting to many mums to be, after all, labour can be a scary enough prospect. For many, the thought of ‘being hypnotised’ while giving birth is such a bizarre concept that they run a mile! And those who don’t know about how hypnosis works may have their own ideas, often very far from the truth. If I didn’t know the facts about how…

April 9, 2015
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Jamie Oliver’s Plans To Tackle Childhood Obesity

TV chef and healthy eating campaigner Jamie Oliver has launched a petition calling for improved     food education in schools around the world. The petition urges governments to provide practical food lessons to children in an attempt to improve the current rising childhood obesity levels. The World Health Organization (WHO) regards childhood obesity as one of the most serious global public health challenges for the 21st century. Obese children…

April 9, 2015
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