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Fashion & Beauty

Beautiful Hair After Pregnancy – Simple Tips For New Mums

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This is a collaborative post. After you have a baby, your body will make use of all the minerals and nutrients available to recover. If you decide to breastfeed, you will need even more vitamins and minerals. New mothers already feel tired and drained in the first few weeks after delivery, due to not sleeping enough. If you’d like to get your hair back in shape after giving birth, you might have to come up with a plan to support…

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Fashion & Beauty Motherhood

Hair Care Tips For Busy Mums

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As a busy mum, I sometimes struggle to look after my hair properly. When I’ve had a sleepless night I don’t want to spend valuable tea drinking time on hair care. But when my hair looks good, I feel better about myself and I often forget that I’m tired and sleep deprived. So over the years I have learnt some hair care tips that can get this busy mum out the door with lovely looking tresses. Hair Care Tips for Busy…

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Fashion & Beauty Motherhood

How To Look After Sensitive Skin During Pregnancy

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I have extremely sensitive skin and there have been many times when I have had an allergic reaction to a product that claimed to be hypoallergenic. As I have got older my skin has become even more sensitive and now, in my late 30's, I've developed rosacea. A skin condition that leads to a reddening of the face. It also often leads to my skin feeling sore and itchy, with nasty spots. I am currently 32 weeks pregnant and I have been…

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Health & Welfare

The body confidence challenge

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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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Blogging & Vlogging Fashion & Beauty

Vlog Club – My Top Five Beauty Products

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I wouldn't count myself as a vlogger. I have only made one other vlog. We decided that it would be easier to vlog regularly if we set ourselves a theme. And so the idea behind Vlog Club and sharing our Top Fives was born. The theme will change every month and August's theme is My top five beauty products. Do pop back in September for my top five chick flicks! …

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Motherhood

My Captured Moment – Growing up too fast

Growing up too fast

I am thrilled to be back with another My Captured Moment post. I took this photograph last week. Little Miss H and I were sitting on the sofa having a snack and chilling. I glanced over at her and for a moment she took my breathe away. She looked so serene. So beautiful. And so grown up. …

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Finding Happiness Thoughts & Inspiration

73 Questions

73 questions

I think I must have been living under a rock for the past year. Until Sunday, I had never heard of Vogue's "73 Questions" interview series. Thanks to my good friend Heledd who writes the gorgeous blog Running in Lavender for enlightening me. Inspired by these videos and Heledd's fabulous post, I decided to tackle the 73 questions myself. Drum roll please.…

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