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Optimising physical well- being during and after pregnancy

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By Megan Thole There’s no doubt that your body goes through immense changes during pregnancy and has to recover from them afterwards.  The physical demand placed on your body is substantial and it is therefore subjected to a high risk of muscular discomfort and injury. In your third trimester your body is preparing itself for labour, his means that it ... Read More »

Coconut Oil – The New Beauty Must Have!

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By Naomi Gurney Coconut oil has hit the headlines recently as the new best kept secret. It is one of those products that you hear about but never really know what it is good for and where you can get it. In a nut shell coconut oil is amazing for your body, not just on the outside, but inside too. ... Read More »

Colour code your children

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By Heidi Meyer “Who has left the towels on the floor again?” The replies come faster than you can imagine, “It’s not mine!”, “It wasn’t me!” and the squabbling begins. I’m sure that you have experienced this in resignation and to keep the peace, you quickly pick up after them. Children need simple ways to assist them in taking ownership, ... Read More »

Post baby pram workout

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By Robyn Borowsky On a daily basis I get asked to give advice to new mommys on how to lose their post baby bumps and help with neck and back pain from all of the breast feeding and picking baby up and down. A lot of these ladies suffer from sleep deprivation and this makes them less motivated to get into ... Read More »

Stop the morning madness

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By Heidi Meyer You surface slowly hearing the birds in the trees. Your alarm already plays your favourite music. The aroma of coffee wafting into the bathroom, whilst soaking away the last remains of sleepiness. Wham! That must have been a dream! In most households both parents work full time and mornings become a real challenge as they don’t only ... Read More »

7 most common questions about nails answered

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By Naomi Gurney With manicures hitting newspaper headlines and social media for all the wrong reasons recently. Infections, damaged nail beds, rashes and even skin cancer are just some of the scare stories that came out in the consumer press last year, claiming a manicure could ruin your nails. Do nails need to breathe? Nails do not need a break ... Read More »

Disaster Bedroom!

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By Heidi Meyer Is your child’s bedroom a quiet sanctuary from the outside world or does it look like a bomb has hit it and splattered the contents over the floor, bed and shelving? Are you sitting with a disaster on your hands? Cupboards filled with clothing the child has outgrown or he/she might still grow into. Floors and shelves ... Read More »

Exercising during pregnancy

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By Megan Thole The most daunting idea of exercising during pregnancy,especially first time pregnancies, is not knowing how much exercise to do and at what intensity to exercise in order to keep herself and her little one safe; as well as knowing how to utilize exercise as a means to feeling great . This uncertainty can lead to total avoidance of exercise, which ... Read More »

Beauty ingredients to avoid during pregnancy

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By Naomi Gurney If you’re a mom-to-be, you’ll want the very best for your unborn baby. You give up the drinks, you take your pre-natal vitamins and pre-natal visits, you avoid the brie, the blue cheese and the sushi, but what about what’s absorbed through your skin? Here’s some info on what beauty ingredients to avoid during pregnancy, or if ... Read More »

Pregnancy Treatments for our moms to be

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By Naomi Gurney Pregnancy treatments for moms to be are very important, as not only does it relax you but your baby too. Whether it’s a foot massage or a relaxing facial, pre-pregnancy  treatments can be just what the doctor ordered to relieve the pressures and pains that come with carrying a baby. Below are some helpful tips on picking ... Read More »