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How to be Mindful in 4 Easy Ways

June 10, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Samantha Goodchild at The Float Spa in Hove and we spent a short time discussing mindfulness and mediation to great effect.  Samantha is an independent Celebrant and Minister and a Meditation Teacher who teaches courses, drop-in classes and workshops at The Float Spa.  Her advice makes mindfulness accessible to us all. Samantha Goodchild If you’re not familiar with mindfulness, it is an ancient Buddhist …

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What We REALLY Want for Mothers Day

March 10, 2015

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday 15th March and while the ad agencies and propaganda are telling are our loved ones that we all want flowers and chocolates, I can think of a few things we’d like more.  Don’t get me wrong, I’d never say no to neither chocolates nor blooms but I think my top five gift ideas might beat them. So, this is to the ‘other halves’ out there… …

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Must-Have: Cuddledry Baby Apron Bath Towel

December 13, 2016

Cuddledry’s grey stars baby apron bath towel, which launched earlier this autumn, is genius.  Before now, I had been struggling to get my baby out of the bath, laying her against my chest and drying her – only to end up with a sopping wet front and unhappy, wriggly baby. Their award-winning hands-free apron towel allows you to wear it by fastening it around your neck with the poppers (we’re …

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Guest Blogger: Liv Evans

March 2, 2016

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the news that Beth recently welcomed her gorgeous daughter Sassie into the world- check out Beth’s instagram for the adorable pictures.While mum and baby get acquainted, Beth has handed over the blogging reigns to me, how exciting! I met Beth in personal shopping a year ago, she was looking to get her mojo back after her first baby, (which she had all along!) and now …

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My Top Four End of Term Gift Ideas for Teachers

October 17, 2017

Recently, my son started school for the first time and with that, we all entered a whole new world.  I’m not just talking about the epicness of my child being at the age and stage in life where he goes to school (how did we get there?  Time flies), but the beginnings of school gate politics, school reports, extracurricular activities and teacher / parent social norms. Giving gifts to teachers …

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Maternity Outfit Ideas for Work & Everyday

September 4, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video sries with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my final video focuses on maternity outfits for work, and how to look like you, look professional but also feel comfortable and cool.  I also look at outfit ideas for every day since, when you’re pregnant (and even when you’re not), daily inspiration is always needed, and pulling looks together …

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Maternity Fashion Tips for Each Trimester

August 29, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my third video focuses on how to dress throughout the trimesters, what with your body shape forever-changing! In summary; Trimester 1 – personally, I wanted the safety net of the 12-week scan before announcing my pregnancy to the world and so, to avoid suspicious looks and probing questions, I dressed …

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Maternity Fitness Wear Ideas

August 29, 2017

Me during my second pregnancy wearing FittaMamma As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my fourth video focuses on what to wear to workout in while you’re pregnant, an occasion that is tough to dress for and tough to action!..but so important to get right. The correct support for your body has never been more important than …

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