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Are new mums really body proud?

As Mothercare launches its body proud campaign to empower new mums, blogger and new mum Jax Buckland questions whether new mums really are proud of their bodies. The Mothercare campaign is fantastic – pictures of real mums holding their newborn babies and showing their postpartum bodies. Most have stretch marks, loose skin and extra weight…

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Skincare: Dry skin, itchy skin? Can 1 cream help it all? #ad

Many of us have the same problem when it comes to skincare: Too many products.  We own a cabinet-full of unguents and ointments, most of them underused or never where we need them: salve for chapped lips; moisturiser for scaly legs; day cream for wind-slapped cheeks; high-intensity treatments for cracked hands; cream for ragged cuticles.…

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Healthy Christmas drinks you actually want to have at parties

This round up is a collection of the healthy Christmas drinks & cocktails you’d actually want to drink at a party if you’re the designated driver or just trying to stay healthy. As a teetotaller who doesn’t drink full-sugar fizz I’m normally offered diet coke or sparkling water, or even worse (it does happen), tap…

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Mums in Business: Wellbeing & self care for the self-employed

Ola! So I’ve had a small sabbatical from my Mums in Business Round-up whilst I’ve been dealing with mental overwhelm. For a while now things just haven’t been feeling right and I literally couldn’t put my finger on it. But once I STOPPED, read a book, took a deep breath, binge watched a lot of…

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Expat: Expat mental health

As much as I love summer, there’s something about autumn that makes me feel warm and fuzzy. The colours, food, and clothing of autumn are all about being cosy and snugly.  However, there’s a flip side; the shorter darker days can get tough for expats from sunnier climes. Expat life can be adventure filled but…

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How to overcome the most common sleeping problems while pregnant

Whether you’re waking up to go for yet another toilet break, or whether you just cannot get comfortable due to back and hip pain, there are plenty of reasons expectant mothers have for not being able to get the perfect snooze. Sleep expert at Happy Beds, Joy Richards knows all too well about pregnancy sleeping…

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