Author: Louise Wheeler

Exercise Tips for New Mums

Many women worry about getting their pre baby body back once they have given birth and along with the pressures of being a new mum, plus adjusting to a new way of life, this can be an unnecessary additional stress. It’s important to remember that getting back into shape is not something you can rush. It’s taken about 40 weeks to gain your pregnancy weight and your body has done a wonderful job of growing your baby and bringing it into the world, so you will need to give it a chance to recover. Exercise tips for new mums...

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Win a Family Pass to Geronimo Festival 2017!

This prize is for 1 x Family Day Pass to the Geronimo Festival for either Sunday or Bank Holiday Monday admission. Geronimo Festival – the UK’s Biggest Children’s Festival which is back from the 27-29 May 2017. 2017 sees the addition of glamping and camping to Geronimo, which is held at Arley Hall, Northwich, Cheshire. Join the festival for a magical adventure. This year’s theme is princesses, knights and dragons, so don your finest costumes, recharge your soul and enjoy the simple things At the Germonimo family festival you will be able to see 100s of shows, spectacles and...

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Three Important Things to Consider Before You Get a Pet

Be honest: when was the last time you scrolled through Instagram or Facebook looking at pictures of cute pets? How great would it be to have that teeny tiny little puppy in your life for your toddler to play with, or that bunny so you could watch it happily hop around your garden in the summer sun on a lazy Sunday? It would be amazing, there’s no doubt. Alas, there’s a lot of variables to think about before you can commit to an animal. In reality, pets are a huge responsibility with a whole host of needs that you...

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Babies twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution on the way to school

Babies in prams are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution during the morning school run than in the afternoon, a new study has found. The University of Surrey research, which was published in the journal Environmental Pollution, looked at the levels air pollution babies and toddlers are exposed to when they accompany older siblings on the journey to and from school. Researchers carried out experiments using air monitoring equipment placed inside a pram to gauge the kind of pollutants and toxic chemicals young children encounter during an average day. The study found that there were...

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Scrumptious Easter Recipes

Be inspired by these tasty Easter recipes that you can make on your own or with your kids. Created by Alice Fotheringham, the Infant Nutrition Expert at Piccolo, this collection features two sweet treats and a crowd-pleasing main dish for Easter Sunday – Lamb Ratatouille! Carrot Cake You’d be hopping mad to miss this classic carrot cake recipe. This was handed down by Alice’s mum, and is a failsafe recipe that can survive freezing, making into a loaf, muffins or a huge three tier number. This recipe makes enough for two layers. Serves: 18 Suitable from 1 year Prep:...

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