Helping Mums Enjoy Being A Mum & Feel Happier, Healthier & Wealthier

Weight Loss Hang Out No1! Problems, Goals and Plans

Weight Loss Tips For Mums

Phew, that was a little scary! Due to some technical problems and diary issues we just had Liska one very brave Mum (and her gorgeous 2yo son!) on the hangout and then 3 others watching live. But that meant that we got through A LOT!!   Starting your new regime right   Starting right makes […]

Weight Loss Diary: Week 2: successes and plans

Muffin Top From Side

In this post you can listen to my lifestyle feature on a radio show, see my weekly vlog and get details for my google hangouts on getting Healthy, Fit and Strong; it’s a packed post! Firstly, thank you everyone for all your lovely comments cheering me on here, twitter and Facebook!   An Overview of […]

Weight Loss Diary: Week1: The problem and the goal

Weight Loss Diary Muffin Top Photo

Vlog I’m starting a weight loss diary – bet you never guessed that from the title heh! I also thought I’d vlog it; you know, try something new! So in this vlog I talk about the extent of my weight gain problem, why I gained it, and what my goals are.     Previous Posts […]

I’m in the Top 100 Weight Loss Blogs: and need a kick up the butt

Weight Loss Tips For Mums

I was shocked and chuffed to find that I’m No32 in the Top 100 Weight Loss Blogs! That’s a list including people like Jenny Craig and ‘proper’ weight loss organisations, so it’s pretty good going.  I’ve even given all my weight loss blog posts a jolly good polish to celebrate. BUT. There is a problem. […]

My ‘Healthy Eating For Rubbish Cooks’ has been featured in Woman and Home Magazine

Woman and Home Food Bloggers

Ok, so don’t choke on your coffee, but I’ve been picked as one of Woman and Home’s BEST FOOD BLOGS! Yes, I know that’s a bit ironic as I’m a rubbish cook. And I really hope the other foodies aren’t upset, as I know that food blogging is a serious thing in the UK! But […]

Problem Corner: Lost Myself and Can’t Find My Feet

Agony Aunt for Mums

The Problem I received an email from a Mum a week or so ago that reminded me so much of what many of us feel at times in our lives: I feel like I’ve lost myself and really can’t do anything, be a good mum, work or even decorate our house which we moved in […]

What on earth are Probiotics and do you need to take them?

What are Probiotics

I’ve heard people talk about Probiotics for years.  I bet you’ve seen them on the TV talking about yogurt that has this special stuff in it.  You might even have heard of Prebiotics as something slightly different. The main thing I’d heard was that you should take them after antibiotics, but when I went to […]

NHS: Is it Fair That People/Children Without Choice Don’t Get Help?

My head’s disagreeing with itself. It watched a program about the American situation with horror.  There are children without homes, and not getting anything to eat when they go home from school.  People are living in tent cities or storm drains.  It was like something out of the middle ages.  Of course, unlike us they […]

Is Supplementation Needed If You Are Eating Healthily?

Supplements

So if you follow all my tips on eating healthily in my ‘Healthy Eating For Rubbish Cooks‘ Series, does that mean you don’t need to take supplements, minerals or vitamins? The answer is: use your common sense (which isn’t the same as ignoring it or over-worrying about it).  You don’t need every supplement, and health […]

Top Tips For Your 5 A Day On Busy Days For Kids And Parents

In my first post on ‘healthy eating for rubbish cooks‘, I gave you the top 15 rules to aim for 5 fruit and vegetables a day and suggested mixing up the colours?  (The science behind the colours is to make sure that you are getting a mixture of vitamins and nutrients).  Well as I know […]

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