Month: September 2016

Go West: Top family days out in the West Midlands

Our travel reviewer Laura Mason discovers the delights of family-friendly days out in the sunny West Mildlands. West Mildlands Days Out Birmingham is one of the UK’s cities that tend to fly under the radar.  Not many people know but it’s the UK’s second city and a melting pot infused with different cultures, cuisines and some pretty good attractions.  We visited the West Midlands hub for a family weekend away and found that a weekend just wasn’t long enough!  Here are my top five recommendations for some great attractions to visit: West Midlands Safari Park Indulge in your wild...

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Baby2Body: The pregnancy app for millennial mums

Baby2Body is changing the way you access and digest content related to your pregnancy and early motherhood journey. It’s the solution for the modern mother; by leveraging the use of technology and recognizing how to cut through the noise in an overly stimulated world, Baby2Body has created a resource that seamlessly integrates personalized, healthy living guidance into your busy life. That means you can say goodbye to hours spent scouring the web to find the answers you’re looking for, because the information you need to know is delivered to you, exactly when you need it. The 21st century’s answer...

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Num Noms Wacky Bakers: Banana Frogurt Recipe

Num Noms – the wacky new collectibles that each smell like a different food flavour – are challenging kids to get in the kitchen and create some delicious bakes for the #WackyBakers campaign. My kids are big Num Noms fans, so they jumped at the chance to create a new recipe based on some of their favourite toys. Using the Freezie Pop range for inspiration, we whipped up an easy-make frozen treat that’s a healthy yet tasty alternative to ice cream. Banana Frogurt with Pineapple Chunks and Strawberry Sauce For the frogurt 1 overripe banana Small handful of pineapple...

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It’s Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month!

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month, so we’re putting the spotlight on this condition and how it effects millions of women in the UK. Dr Geetha Venkat, Director of Harley Street Fertility Clinic, is here to explain how polycystic ovary syndrome can affect a woman’s fertility and the treatment options currently available: What is polycystic ovary syndrome?           “Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS as it’s commonly referred to, is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder which affects around 1 in 5 or 20% of women in the UK,” says Dr Venkat. “No one is completely sure why some women are affected...

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CJ’s Fitbumps: Meet our new pre and post-natal fitness blogger!

Long gone are the days of aspiring to be the next Kate Moss. It’s the 21st century and fit and healthy is the new thin. If you’re pregnant or have recently had a baby, getting in shape may be the last thing on your mind, but taking care of your own wellbeing is more important than ever. With this in mind, we’re very excited to introduce our new blogger, CJ’s Fitbumps. CJ is a fitness and nutrition expert who specialises in helping expectant mums and new families. Through her business, she aims to help boost pre- and post-natal fitness,...

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