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Accepting myself as a Mother

I never saw myself, or could even imagine myself as a mother until I was pregnant. My first inkling of what it felt like was when I was around 7 months pregnant and a 2 year old hit my stomach with a badminton racket really hard. I felt a surge …

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Detoxifying My Life: My New Natural Living Series, sign up now!

  It’s been on my agenda for a long time. Especially during my pregnancy. But I am finally going to take steps to permanently detoxify my health, beauty and cleaning regimes. So I am starting a new ‘Natural Living’ series on the blog as a way to help myself learn …

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Oriental Inspired Seafood Noodle Soup With Asian Slaw

So I have been inspired by Simply Health this week and their infographic about eating for a healthy smile. We decided to make a dish that we both love, oriental inspired seafood soup (yes, my husband is Thai so gives me lots of good ideas!) Which consisted of salmon in green …

Our ‘First’ Special Memories for Pampers/UNICEF Campaign to end Newborn and Maternal Tetanus

Between now and December Pampers will donate 1 life saving vaccine against Tetanus for every pack of Pampers nappies you buy. In addition, for every view of this blog post they will also donate the cost of THREE life saving vaccines! A healthy start in life opens the door to …

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Healthy Brownies! (aka. sweet potato brownies)

Healthy brownies?! are there such things in this life? well yes, yes there are!!! whoo hoo! I took my inspiration from wonderful healthy food blogs such as Deliciousy Ella, Oh She Glows and Bring Joy. I think the most well known is Deliciously Ella’s recipe and I’ve tried hers and …

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Introducing Pampers UNICEF “1pack = 1 vaccine” Campaign

I am really happy to be working with Pampers to promote their UNICEF 1 Pack = 1 vaccine campaign because of my own experiences working within the international development sector for the past decade. There are so many preventable childhood diseases out there that can be wiped out with simple vaccinations! …

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Overnight Oats

  So I feel a bit wrong posting this as a ‘recipe’ as it’s SO EASY! But I’ve had lots of comments on how you do it- so here goes…. Overnight are just that. Oats left to soak overnight in an airtight container. There are a million variations but all …

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Our Babywearing Journey

I am very excited for International Babywearing Week 2014! (IBW14) Not only is it a chance for me to enter loads of sling giveaways, it’s also a time for me to connect with other like minded people and see lots of beautiful slings on display…yes I’m weird like that, I …

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How to Build a Massive Social Following- Notes from Guy Kawasaki Google Hangout

So last night at 8pm, 5 minutes after I finally got Thomas off to sleep, I attended my first ever Google Hangout. …

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The Baby Show is Back~ I have 2 tickets to Give Away!

The Baby Show, the UK’s Biggest Pregnancy and Parenting Event returns to London Olympia 24 to the 26 October 2014! We went …

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