Tag: health

kids in the Instagram era

Worries For My Kids In The Instagram Era

Raising kids in the Instagram era is terrifying. As an only-just Millennial I grew up with mere magazines and a non-HD TV as my insight into what ‘the norm’ for other women’s appearances were (to be honest, who can tell what they look like when the telly picture is that fuzzy?), and somehow seemed to emerge unscathed.

Eat like a pro

Eat Like a Sports Pro (and Win an Oven!)

If you show me a mum who hasn’t used a little gentle blackmail featuring a child’s favourite sports star to make him or her scoff all their dinner, I’ll show you a unicorn. And that persuasion has never been more pertinent than now, with children eating worse year on year – a staggering 70 million children worldwide now suffer with obesity.

The Ultimate Green Juice

I find that juices really set me up for the day. It’s the vitamin injection and boost I need to get going in the morning, leaving me feeling full, satisfied and bursting with energy (OK, this bit does depend on how much the kids were up the night before…). Here’s my favourite of all the green juice recipes.

Pharmacy2U review

Life Admin: Pharmacy2U

When Elfie was diagnosed with a chronic health condition, one thing that struck me was how much sheer admin is involved: we spend so much time ping-ponging between GPs, Consultants, clinics and pharmacies that you need to possess the diary management skills of an Executive-level PA to keep up with it all.