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Cold sores in children: causes and treatment

Cold sores in children: causes and treatment

Cold sores, also called oral herpes or fever blisters, are small blisters that form on and around the lips, cheeks, chin, and nose. The blisters usually develop within 6 to 48 hours and may pop after a few days. They then turn into a crust and ultimately heal in one to two weeks. VIEW the POST

5 top tips to get the garden ready, Winter is coming

5 top tips to get the garden ready, Winter is coming

Yes, I had to throw in a little Game of Thrones reference there. It’s a prominent issue for any gardener though! With Winter coming we need to get our gardens ready for the colder weather and all the elements. Get rid of those dead plants, plant bulbs ready for Spring and give the garden that general tidy up. I love being in the garden and learning what to do over the seasons is really interesting.VIEW the POST

7 glorious ways to put the spring back into your step this season

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…

Jakemans Minis

We were sent a couple of bags of Jakeman Minis, on-the-go soothing relief for sore throats and coughs, there is the Throat & Chest and Honey & Lemon Menthol sweets.VIEW the POST

Snuffle Babe, Karvol & Vicks!

Snuffle Babe, Karvol & Vicks!

As many of you know, the past few weeks have been illness after illness, hence the title of this post. Lots of vapour rub to be had by all, from Isla using Snuffle Babe (safe for 3months+) to Karvol (6months+) for Noah and me & daddy using good ole Vicks (for over 5+). It all started off with my virus, which I had for 2 weeks with no medication, until the doctors saw fit to give me antibiotics. Then my cough and virus went, I just started to feel better and Noah gets my cough. Then Isla gets a cold and is struggling to sleep because she can't breathe and now Daddy said he doesn't feel well. Thankfully Isla hasn't lost her appetite and I've been using the highchair for the past couple of days as she was wriggling on the sofa quite alot. She didn't seem to mind the ...