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Top tips for fussy toddlers

What if your toddler suddenly starts being fussy and refuses the foods you give them? Well don’t stress, it is perfectly normal for toddlers to go through their ‘fussy eating phase’ at some stage. Mealtimes during these times can become a bit of a nightmare for you and your toddler, with lots of tantrums and frustration. Fortunately, most toddlers grow out of their fussy eating phase and normal mealtimes are eventually restored!

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The pelvic floor and why you should give it a lot of love!

The pelvic floor, like the cervix, is one of those bits of anatomy that no one wants to chat about until you’re pregnant and then all of a sudden everyone is chatting about it! As a pre and post natal yoga teacher I bang on about the pelvic floor ALL the time. Why? Because its not something you want to neglect really and here’s why.

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Aqua yoga for pregnancy

Aqua Yoga classes are designed for you to maintain your health & fitness, both emotionally & physically during this amazing journey to motherhood. Aqua Yoga helps prepare expectant mums for labour, relieves many of the discomforts of pregnancy and increases your energy levels in a supportive environment.

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Learning to make friends

This time last year I was back at work and Cal had settled really well with the childminder.  He was only four months old when I went back to my job and although I was a bit apprehensive at first about giving him to a minder at such a tender age, I was thrilled at how well he settled.

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Postnatal Aqua Yoga

Aqua yoga is the perfect combination of the benefits that yoga and swimming can bring. Our Aqua Yoga classes are designed for you to maintain your health & fitness, both emotionally & physically during this amazing journey to motherhood. Water is a medium especially suited to postnatal women and wonderfully soothing to those who have just given … read more >

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Halloween tricks & pumpkin treats

Is it just me or has Autumn this year been completely dominated by Halloween and the Starbuck’s pumpkin spice latte? Everywhere I go I see Halloween paraphernalia and signs for this intriguing beverage and every minute of the day I long for its spicy, creamy goodness…   Clearly Halloween is fast attaining the same kind … read more >

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Let the batch cooking begin!

It’s my first week of maternity leave and it’s still sinking in that this is the beginning of the rest of my life.  So many changes ahead!  It’s been great not having to get up to an alarm in the mornings as I’m not sleeping well at night.  That’s been very tiring the last few … read more >


Parent problem Googler!

At the beginning of this year, I wrote here about the dangers of Googling parental queries. It’s a pretty obvious one. Googling is like a red rag to a hypochondriac, if you’re anywhere near as hysterical as I am, a google too far and you could end up diagnosing bubonic plague when it’s just a runny nose. Guaranteed if you admit to others that you are a PPG (parenting problem Googler) it will be met with shrieks of “DON’T Google stuff!”