• exercise,  health,  weight loss

    The Only Healthy Lifestyle Choices You Should Care About

    We hear a lot about being healthy and leading a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, we hear too much. So much so that it’s not easy to be able to work out what you should be doing to keep yourself happy, healthy, and on track. There’s a lot to take in, and if you were to try and make every change, you’d probably find yourself leading a life you’re unhappy with. So what are you to do? Well, you need to focus on the choices that can make a difference, and not just to your health, but to your mood and happiness overall. So let’s take a look at five that can…

  • Children,  Made Up Mummies,  School

    Getting Your Children Back Into Their Routine For School

    It’s easy to slip out of routines in the summer holidays because it’s likely you don’t have to get the children up really early like you do with school. Now that the new school term is approaching, it’s time to start thinking about getting the kids back to their school routine. Bedtime That’s the first routine that comes to mind. I know for a fact that my little one has been staying up later since the summer holidays has begun. As of today, he will be going back to his stricter bedtime routine, and if you’ve got a week or so until your kids return to school, it might be…

  • Beauty,  Children,  Made Up Mummies

    When Should Children Be Allowed To Wear Make Up?

    A question that’s as old as the tale of time, when should children be allowed to wear make up? I’ve got to be honest, I originally wrote “when should girls be allowed to wear make up” and then changed my mind because I didn’t want anyone being offended that only girls should wear it. Anyway, back to my point. What age do you think children should be allowed to wear make up? It’s a difficult question because it poses so many follow up questions like: What is considered a ‘child’ in your mind? How much make up? What kind of make up?     So how do we make the…

  • exercise,  happy,  health,  healthy,  weight loss

    Detox Tea – Te Divina – Day One Review

    I have had one of my lovely friends of over ten years approach me with her amazing new business. She has asked me to review their detox tea, which is meant to cleanse the body and rid it of any toxins; therefore helping you lose weight. Here is some of the information that she has given me to explain exactly what the detox tea is about and what it can do for you. In contrast to white, green, oolong and black teas, herbal teas are not actually made from tea leaves. Te Divina Detox Tea is an herbal tea blend of 13 different organic herbs and natural plant extracts PLUS…

  • Anxiety,  Depression,  happy,  health,  healthy

    Boost Your Mood And Your Mind

    Stress, anxiety, and depression are some of the demons that many of us will face at some point in our life. When you become a parent, it can feel like you are doing the wrong thing by trying to look after yourself, which is, however, entirely false. Looking after your mind and your body is something that everybody should prioritize. However, taking the time out of busy schedules to look after yourself can be guilt inducing and make you feel like you are slacking in other areas of your life. We all have the right to happiness in our lives, and the best way of looking after other people starts…

  • GCSE,  School

    Your GCSE Results Are In, What Now?

    Being a part of the younger generation shouldn’t be a reason for you not to take the necessary steps to ensure that your health stays at it’s best. Not just your health either, your quality of life is important too. You may be under the impression that because you’re younger that your claim won’t be taken as seriously. Health Taking out health insurance should be the first step you take to make sure that if something happens, you’re covered. Even though it might be an expense that you don’t want to be paying at the moment, it will pay off if you become ill or injured. Imagine being landed with…

  • Anxiety,  Blogger,  Blogging,  happy,  health,  healthy,  Made Up Mummies,  parenting

    I Don’t Want The School Holidays To End!

    Not long until the kids are back to school! I can literally hear the sigh of relief from a lot of you! I’ve got to admit, I have loved every second of the summer holidays with Dinky, he’s really come into himself as a character and his behavior has improved massively. Before the summer holidays, I was struggling with his behavior because he was very much chatting me back, doing everything opposite to what I had asked and in general, being a little pain in the bum. So what changed? Once the summer holidays started, I decided to start this trust routine with him. Before, whenever I left the room…

  • happy,  health,  healthy

    Health Essentials For Happy Holidays

    Going on a holiday is a great way to relax and recharge your batteries. Holidays can be restorative, but if you were to find yourself hurt or ill during your trip, it could soon turn into a nightmare. To ensure a safe and healthy holiday, this list of essentials could be what you need to make sure you’re prepared for anything. Travel insurance Travel insurance is an absolute essential when going away. Travel insurance ensures you’re covered against various possibilities including lost luggage, theft and any medical treatment you may need to receive while you’re away. It’s worth reading up on how to choose the right travel insurance so that…

  • home improvement

    Drama With Money And Home Improvements

    For over a year now, Mr. Pie and I have wanted to buy our own house. I’m not going to go into lots of detail, but we’ve had some money difficulties which have prevented us from being able to do so. We’ve decided to sell our flat while we’re still living here because it seems like the fastest and most cost effective way of doing it. We had originally planned to buy our house before we sell where we are living now because it needs doing up (big time), but we have decided to give it a go while we’re all still living here. The most important room of the…

  • happy,  health,  healthy,  Made Up Mummies

    How Being A Mum Can Be The Best Workout

    Being a busy mum is a 24/7 job, and once you’ve signed up; there’s always going to be plenty to keep you active. Therefore, it can be difficult to find the time to get to the gym for a workout and get home again; not to mention the added stress of finding childcare and ensuring that everything around the house is ready for the next day. However, there are some tasks and activities you can do; and it’s all part of being a mum. The following are some hints and tips on how to make “mumming” into a workout, to help you feel fit, healthy, and full of life. Image…