Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active

Lisbon

Children need physical activity to build coordination, strength and confidence and whilst they do a variety of activities, sports, and games at school, it is important that they continue this at home too. Getting the kids involved in physical activities not only helps keep them fit and healthy, but also lays the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle as they get older. There are lots of fun ways to keep your kids moving at home and they often burn more calories… Continue Reading “Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active”

What kit do you need when you join a Swim Club?

Swim Club

Isaac started swimming with a swim club back in January last year and the improvement in his swimming has been outstanding. What no-one does warn you when you join a swimming club, is just how much the extra’s are. I was expecting the monthly fees, but on top of this are annual membership fees for Swim England, the equipment the kids are expected to have and race / gala fees. Last month, Eliza was awarded her 800m swimming badge and… Continue Reading “What kit do you need when you join a Swim Club?”

Are you looking after yourself?

Yoga

Being a busy mum means putting your little ones first and as parents we learn to put our child’s needs before our own.  Being a parent is immensely rewarding, but sometimes we need to take a moment to think about our own health, and whether we’re helping or hindering our personal fitness and wellbeing. That goes for our mental health too! Here we’ll look at ways you can give your overall health a little boost, improve your mood and give… Continue Reading “Are you looking after yourself?”

Philips BlueControl Advance – Blue light treatment for plaque psoriasis

Psoriasis is something I have suffered with since I was a child and although it never really goes away, it does seem to come and go when it feels like it. Psoriasis is defined as: a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales. These patches (or plaques as they’re often referred to) normally appear on your elbows, knees, scalp and lower back, but can appear anywhere on your body and in some cases,… Continue Reading “Philips BlueControl Advance – Blue light treatment for plaque psoriasis”

Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter

Kingston Lacy Bluebells

Now that we are into the month of March, my attentions have turned towards Easter and cannot believe it is only 4 weeks away! Like all kids, mine love nothing more than a visit from the Easter Bunny with some chocolate eggs but when you have friends and family buying them chocolate treats, and joining in with Easter egg hunts it can all get a bit much and the chocolate starts taking over the house. A few years ago, Hubby… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter”