10 ideas… realistic ways for mums to get fit

Realistic ways for mums to get fitCliche or not, huge numbers of us see the new year as the right time to lose weight and get a bit fitter. Many mums feel they have no time or money to exercise, but Rachel (no avid sportswoman herself) says that’s utter bollocks. Anyone can get fitter, and that includes knackered, skint mums! Here is some #mumspiration for the exercise reluctant among you…

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How to lose weight without screwing up your kids

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As night follows day, the ‘go on, treat yourself’ messages of December have been replaced with supportive little articles asking us which of our repulsive habits we’ll be ridding ourselves of first. Given the number of stock images of women in penitential white underwear wielding tape measures in our news feeds, the answer is evidently: stop eating, you greedy bastards! Not normally one to make new year’s resolutions or to deny herself a fifteenth roast potato, Charlotte has suddenly decided to call time on the senseless scoffing. But can you lose weight without passing all your hang-ups on to your kids?

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The dos and don’ts of Chrimbo Limbo

Chrimbo limbo

It’s a tough come down from Christmas. All that early morning chocolate gorging, sibling-induced tantrums, and frenzied present unwrapping. There’s a lot of emotional ups and downs – and that’s not to mention how the kids must feel. Rachel has some dos and don’ts to get you through this downbeat period known as Chrimbo Limbo…

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Product we love: Garnier Ultralift swirl 2-in-1 day cream and serum

product we love garnier ultralift 2 in 1 serum cream

Every now and then we want to give you a little heads up about a product that actually works (because, let’s face it, so many products don’t deliver on their promises). This absolute gem is a multitasking, affordable moisturiser and serum combo that actually makes your skin glow with health. When you hit 30 you *should* start using a serum to give your skin an extra boost of hydration but a serum followed by a moisturiser can feel heavy. Not the case with this one. It’s pretty much always on 3 for 2 offer at Boots, so why not buy the eye cream and the night cream too? Or just stock up with 3 bottles of this cracking cream? You’re welcome…

>> Click here to to buy Garnier Ultralift 2-in-1 cream and serum, £11.99, from Boots.com

 

10 essential apps for busy mums

10 essential apps for busy mums

Is your smart phone saving you time or adding to your workload? Are you getting the best from your hand-held helper or is it bursting with apps you never use? In a guest post for Still You, technology blogger Sarah Bennett tells us how to use the technology to your advantage.

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Why mums should have hairy muffs

hairy muffs coverLots of women like to get an ‘everything off’ bikini wax. What about when they become mums? Should kids see their mum with a smooth, hairless lady part? Rachel argues that becoming a mum is the perfect reason to stop with the overwaxing (warning: this post contains at least ten euphemistic references to the vagina)…

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