Let’s face it; no parent is as bothered about their fashion choices as they were pre-parenthood. Nonetheless, there’s no doubt that looking great still makes us feel great. That should be more than enough incentive for any mom to freshen up her look this summer. Still, those decisions are only worthwhile if they retain a sense of practicality.
Thick, healthy hair is often a sign of excellent health and youth; while hair loss can often be an unwanted sign of aging, and can damage a person’s self-esteem. Many people will undoubtedly want to maintain a good head of hair for as long as possible, but sometimes this can feel like an uphill challenge. To help you maintain your locks, we’re offering 4 effective ways to prevent hair loss. Improve Your Diet 9 out of 10 balding men have cited baldness as their number one concern. One of the simplest ways to hold onto your hair could be by changing your diet. Reduce your consumption of fried and processed foods, as they can reduce a build-up of plaque around your hair follicles. You should also add more fruits and vegetables into your diet. Various vitamins and minerals have also been linked to hair health, such as iron, zinc, omega three fatty acids and selenium. Nourish Your Hair Don’t underestimate the importance of hair care when it comes to hair loss, as it nourishes your locks and protects your scalp. You might not realize that your body naturally secretes oil, known as sebum, from your skin onto your head. Unfortunately, […]
When it comes to cleaning jobs around the house, one of the most time-consuming and often frustrating jobs is cleaning the grout between tiles. Dirt and grime always seem to build up fast, making it feel like a never-ending cleaning cycle. I hate it! Dirty grout not only looks unpleasant to the eye, but it ages the tile, and can even lead to mould if not dealt with properly. So, what is the secret to getting your grout looking as good as new? Is it all about the elbow-grease, or are there products that prove to be incredibly effective when it comes to cleaning? Well, I’ve uncovered the secrets to cleaning grout and I’m ready to share them.
We recently went away with a family who had an older child, not quite teens but it made me think about what can do over the coming years to stop the dependency on devices. At 6, Noah is very much a tablet or Xbox child, but thankfully he is just as happy to go out for a bike ride or swimming. As much as teens love spending time online, it’s wise to remember that too much of a good thing isn’t always good. Social media has made it easier to find lost friends and relatives, but the constant sharing of personal information and the ability to get it on demand have led to other problems like cyberbullying, anxiety and depression. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent your kids from getting too dependent on this phenomenon. Here are some alternate activities you can get your teens involved in.
For the past year we have been saving for our first family home, one we can buy and call our own. Decorate as we like, fix the broken things within a week (or even a year would be great) and have that perfect roll tub bath that I have been dreaming about forever. We have been saving a lot and have finally got enough for that all important house deposit. But the fun doesn’t stop there.
I thought it was about time I started sharing some of my tips on how I keep organised with my work and my hobbies. Both at work and at home, I use Trello – it can used in a browser or on an app. I have it on my iPhone, iPad and work computer using the browser. It is so easy to use and updates in real time, so you can flip between devices quickly.
Whether you are a new mum or a veteran mum, picking out a crib mattress is one of the toughest decisions you are going to make. I say this because there are so many varieties on the market and it’s what your child is going to sleep on for at least 2 years. It’s important that the mattress fits the crib, doesn’t add to the SIDS risk that newborns are prone to, and you have to make sure it’s firm enough. You shouldn’t just go out and buy the first one you see on sale. Let me show you what to look for in a good crib mattress.
Spring is such a beautiful time – in fact, I think it might even be my favourite time of the year. There’s a special kind of aroma and feel in the air; the trees are starting to get new leaves, the flowers are starting to bloom – and all around you, people just seem to have that little bit of a spring in their step! I always look forward to spring, especially because spring heralds the time when I can get my bike out of storage and start pedalling to work again. The warmer days are such a treat, and I always get to work in the best mood when I ride. I want to share with you all top seven ways to put a spring in your step so that you make the most of this beautiful time of year. These tips are brought to you by the perpetual bringers of spring, Melbourne florists, Oollie Flora.
In the previous post, we talked about how to supercharge your fitness motivation and reclaim your pre-pregnancy body. Just because you just had a child, doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time at the beach and wear your favorite bikini too. We’re nearing the end of summer as we speak, but there is still time to have a bit of fun outside. These next few makeup, skin and hair tips will help you look awesome in a bikini.
For mums with young children, it can often feel impossible to squeeze a decent workout into the daily routine. There simply isn’t time for prolonged strength training sessions and exercises that end in intense DOMS flare ups aren’t always suitable. As a mother, you can’t really be left nursing aching legs every week, because you need them for school runs, shopping, monkeying around in the park, and pushing little monsters on the swings.