How a Busy Parent Can Look After Their Health

*this is a collaborative post* Image by Sasin Tipchai  Being a busy parent, whether you’ve been one for a long time or have just become one, can take over your life. Your children’s health will often take priority over your own when it comes down to it, but taking care of your own health should […]

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Sun burn, avoid it, but if it happens you can treat it.

*This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small amount of revenue if you make a purchase* I try very very hard to avoid getting sunburned, this is a rare incident for me. You can read about what I normally use to protect my skin and my family’s skin, here   I try to […]

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Plenty of sun protection

*This post may contain affiliate links, where I earn a small amount of revenue if you purchase an item* I am not joking when I say that I pack a lot of sun protection. My hair colour and skin mean that laying out in the sunshine and tanning deeply are a no go, and in […]

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Migraine Alert and how I cope.

All of my adult life, I have struggled with migraines. After investigations, tests, visits to various doctors it seems they are mostly due to hormone fluctuations, and can be triggered by tiredness. I can go for weeks and sometimes months without one, then may struggle with one or two bad migraine attacks over a week, […]

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Keeping up to date with my nursing skills with Health Academy

*This is a partnership post sharing some resources I have found very helpful* I am an ex nurse. I trained as a Pediatric nurse, and then worked at a children’s hospital, before moving into community nursing working with children with special needs. I currently don’t practice as a nurse, but I do work with families […]

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Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. A giveaway too.

Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. People can be very squeamish about the idea, but hopefully this post might make them seem less scary. It has to be said, that we were using cloth products well before they were trendy and hipster. My tween, when she was a baby and toddler wore […]

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Psoriasis, a diagnosis…

Did you know that Kim Kardashian and I actually have something in common and it’s the size of our bottoms? She shared recently that she has psoriasis and talked about using tanning products and skincare that helps her to cover it up. It was quite refreshing to hear someone as glamorous as her talk about […]

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