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6 Tips to Encourage Your Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

This is a collaborative post. Getting children to eat healthy seems to be one of the most difficult parenting challenges. Some kids seem to only want to eat mac and cheese, fries, cookies, and chicken nuggets; ask them to eat some fruits and vegetables and they ignore it at best, or throw tantrums at worst.   So how do you …

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#SmearForSmear – The Truth About Cervical Screenings

This week is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week so I wanted to share some helpful stories from other women to get the conversation going about cervical screenings, or, commonly known as Smear tests. Throughout 22nd – 28th January you might see a lot of lipstick smeared selfies across social media and this is to encourage people to talk about smears and …

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Running Tips for Absolute Beginners

I recently wrote a bucket list style 30 things before 30 and one of the things I really want to do this year is focus on my health, wellbeing and weight loss. There are so many reasons why I want to do this. I want to try and have another baby, I want more self-confidence and I want to be …

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Contraceptive Implant: Why I’m Having It Removed

I’ve been on and off hormonal contraceptive since I was about 14. Starting with the combined pill Microgynon to help control heavy periods and reduce the pain I was having. It didn’t really work to be honest but you follow your doctor’s advice and hope for the best. Since then I’ve also had Cerazette, the mini-pill and the contraceptive implant, …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay – My Story

I’ve already read so many inspirational stories today for #WorldMentalHealthDay that are encouraging, supportive and so emotionally brave. I wanted to put words to post myself and share something meaningful. Something I hope will help others too. Mental Health affects us all, whether we’re suffering or smiling, or we are watching a family member go through crisis. I’ve openly talked …