Effortless Style with Alma

Effortless Style with Alma

Those of you who have been reading my blogs for a while know that I've been searching for a solution to the struggle of getting dressed in the morning. Well I've found the solution! I met Alma at a business women's retreat recently and she told me about her new style course and of course I signed up as soon as it was available. I own less clothes than ever, bought most of them second hand and I've never loved my wardrobe more!!

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Five Ways To Rekindle Your Sex Life After Baby

Five Ways To Rekindle Your Sex Life After Baby

Breastfeeding hormones can reduce your libido and cause dryness which makes the thought of having sex quite unappealing. Plus the stress of motherhood, constant interruptions and lack of sleep can delay things for quite some time. I’ve talked to some mothers who waited for 2 years to have sex again after having a baby. 

But on the other hand I’ve spoken to women who feel very sensual and orgasmic after childbirth. Increased respect for your powerful body and increased sensitivity can lead to an improved sex life! 

But if you are feeling like your sex life is a thing of the past here are a few ideas to inspire you.

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Recipe For A Peaceful Car Drive With A Baby

Recipe For A Peaceful Car Drive With A Baby

It’s a bit of a myth that babies love the car. Truth is sometimes they sleep and sometimes they scream with more endurance than you would have thought possible for such a tiny creature. Having just returned from an AMAZING long car drive with my third baby here are a few things I have learned along the way to help make long car trips more peaceful.

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Ayurvedic Postpartum Cooking For Mothers

Ayurvedic Postpartum Cooking For Mothers

Stressful rules, including any complicated diet that makes you feel deprived, will lower your oxytocin. And the last thing I want to be is another expert pretending to know you and your baby better than you do. The first and only rule is to enjoy what you are eating. Eat what makes you and your baby comfortable and happy. Consider these Ayurvedic guidelines suggestions, not rigid rules. 

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History Of Introducing Solids

History Of Introducing Solids

There is little written down globally about introducing a baby to solid foods. This is probably because it was an oral tradition, passed down from mother to daughter. Occasionally recipes and instructions for feeding babies were found in old cookbooks, usually in the chapter for convalescence. This is because, in some ways, babies have the same needs as invalids. Both need foods that are easy to digest and nutrient dense.

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Are Hospitals Sending Newborn Mothers Home Too Early?

Are Hospitals Sending Newborn Mothers Home Too Early?

I have seen the degradation of postnatal care even in my short seven years of motherhood. Ultimately the slow and simmering problems of postpartum get little notice in our culture of mother blaming. The results of neglecting postpartum mothers can take months and years to surface. It's time we started to speak up.

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An Equipment List For Mum (Not Just Baby)

An Equipment List For Mum (Not Just Baby)

There are certain things missing from the usual baby equipment list you get when you are pregnant. Most baby equipment lists focus on, well, babies!! We rarely talk about what a mother needs. So, here's my postpartum outfit - warning, it’s not very fashion forward! But it’s super comfy, healthy and supportive. I consider these things to be pretty essential on the equipment list of things to buy whilst pregnant.

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Our Bodies Are Not Broken

Our Bodies Are Not Broken

For centuries science has been the realm of men, but this skews the data. Much science is based on the cultural assumption that women's bodies are faulty, or at the very least passive. It’s time for a woman’s perspective. Which is why I get soo excited when I come across brilliant women scientists and researchers like Holly Dunsworth. This is what she taught me that totally blew my mind…

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