Pastel coloured puke. The problem with pink. Why the gender stereotyping, sexist toys?

For some reason, (and I have tried to find out that reason but there are many contradicting explanations) it is believed by a vast amount of the population that pink is a colour for girls and blue for boys. I don’t really know why and it doesn’t really bother me that much because they are just colours. What does bother me, is that everything pink … Continue reading Pastel coloured puke. The problem with pink. Why the gender stereotyping, sexist toys?

What is black friday?

Black Friday is a day at the end of this working week, after Thursday and before Saturday when YOU MUST CONSUME You must get overly excited about buying more stuff someone tells you that you NEED. You must believe that you have got a great deal and that will make you happy. You might even buy something that you don’t even want. The price tag … Continue reading What is black friday?

Dear Health Visitors.. We don’t live in tribes anymore

As much as it would be amazing,  we mostly don’t live in tribes. Where we can breastfeed for as long as possible because our friends could take over and we could rest. Or where our older children can  just run free, safely, outside together all day. Where there is  no pressure to earn money money, money. Just working to eat and being happy with that … Continue reading Dear Health Visitors.. We don’t live in tribes anymore

MARATHON TRAINING AND POSSIBLE INCONTINENCE

  I’m going to run 13 miles in March for the Bath Half Marathon.. which I am quite confident I will be able to complete, but one little thing no one warns you about when training for a race… One sunny Sunday morning I decided to run 8 miles along a section of the local cycle path ..LOVING IT.  Peace and quiet, absorbed in my … Continue reading MARATHON TRAINING AND POSSIBLE INCONTINENCE

SUGAR TAX, A GOOD IDEA?

Public Health England have issued a report coming to the shocking conclusion that ‘we are eating too much sugar’ Wow, I love the way these reports state what has been obvious for ages but it taken them 5 years to write a report to confirm it. But in fairness, the report suggests A sugar tax between 10% and 20% Significantly reducing advertising high sugar food … Continue reading SUGAR TAX, A GOOD IDEA?

PRAGUE HAS GOT IT ALL GOING ON!

Prauge Review We Recently took a (No kids allowed) weekend trip to Prague. I had never been before and I was super impressed. It’s got ALOT going for it. We were only there for 3 days and really exhausted from non-stop work/kids/illness, so we just decided to go with the flow and see what we fancied doing each day rather than trying to cram everything … Continue reading PRAGUE HAS GOT IT ALL GOING ON!

How to fill that whole hour at the gym? Advice Welcome!

So I am sort of ‘training’ for this half marathon in March and generally just going to the gym a couple of times a week I normally like running outside in the countryside for various reasons. See my post here for those  http://wp.me/p6w0Mv-4x Because of it getting dark much earlier, I am not getting so much outside running in and am doing it in the … Continue reading How to fill that whole hour at the gym? Advice Welcome!

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PMT WONDERHERB AND A FEW OTHER AMAZING HERBS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT- Agnus Castus, Lavender and Thyme

There are loads of amazing herbs out there and there are probably whole books dedicated to them so I am just going to mention a few that I particularly love.. Introducing… VITEX AGNUS CASTUS. AKA PMT WONDERHERB Also known as Chaste Tree is a Fruit Tree. The berries are used to make a herbal remedy available in tablets to take to help with symptoms of PMT. I … Continue reading PMT WONDERHERB AND A FEW OTHER AMAZING HERBS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT- Agnus Castus, Lavender and Thyme

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LUSH WALKS AROUND FROME (Somerset and Wiltshire). All free, with amazing views , kid friendly and good for your body and soul!

Here are some lovely outdoor wintery walks around where we live in Frome. THE WHITE HORSE OF WESTBURY (or sometimes called Bratton Horse) The white horse of Westbury is a big white chalk horse carved onto the top of a steep hill on the edge of the Bratton downs. From what I can gather, there has been a horse carved on there for 300 years … Continue reading LUSH WALKS AROUND FROME (Somerset and Wiltshire). All free, with amazing views , kid friendly and good for your body and soul!