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The body confidence challenge

A pretty brunette lady sits in a restaurant with her head tilted to one side and smiling _ includes the title "The body confidence challenge" - Mrs H's favourite things

A few weeks ago, the lovely Jules who blogs at Pondering Parenthood tagged me to take part in the body confidence challenge. The challenge was originally created by Eilidh at Mummy and Monkeys. Elidih pointed out that we very rarely look in the mirror and see something we like. It is much easier to find the things that you dislike or want to change. But isn't it time we were kinder to ourselves? Isn't it time we take a moment to really…

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Health & welfare Reviews

Lumie Bodyclock STARTER 30 review – Wake-up brighter

I have a love hate relationship with this time of year. I love taking walks in the woods and kicking fallen leaves. I love being able to snuggle up on the sofa on cooler nights. I love wearing jumpers, skirts, thick tights and boots. I hate that it is dark when Mr H wakes up in the mornings. I hate the lack of sunlight. I hate that it gets dark early in the evenings. Which means, I am dreading this weekend when the…

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Health & welfare Recipes

Lemon and honey fairy cakes recipe (refined sugar-free) – a guest post

Earlier this year, I decided to give up refined sugar. I had come to the conclusion that my diet was packed with sugar and this was affecting my health. I felt sluggish and bloated, I was constantly exhausted and was putting on weight. For two glorious weeks I followed the Davina's 5 weeks to sugar-free and I felt great. Then we stayed at my mum and dad's for the weekend and went out for a date night. I gorged on yummy…

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Health & welfare Reviews

Managing dry, eczema-prone skin in children – An AVEENO skin care review

The winter is not a good time for Little Miss H. Her already highly sensitive skin becomes dry with little patches of eczema. Thankfully, the lovely people at AVEENO sent us three skin care products to review: the AVEENO Cream, AVEENO Lotion and AVEENO Bath and Shower Oil. These products are especially designed for people with dry, sensitive and eczema-prone skin; perfect for Little Miss H.…

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