Learning to Love Your Pregnant Body

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pregnant woman walking with husband

Pregnancy is a joyous time for some women, while for others it may feel more like a nine-month prison sentence! From weight (or fluid) gain, to stretch marks, itchiness and bleeding gums, the changes to your body can sometimes make you feel uneasy in your own skin.

If this is the case, here are a few strategies to help you feel better about your body during pregnancy.

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Back-to-School Meltdown Survival Guide

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Starting a new school year can be an exciting time for kids, but also one of anxiety, exhaustion and stress.

One day they’re lounging around in their PJs, enjoying the freedom of home life… the next they’re desk-bound, conforming to school rules and routines.

If all this has turned your youngster into an emotional wreck, fear not!

We have a few tips to help you ease the back-to-school transition:

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How to Beat the Heat During Pregnancy

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berry smoothies

Being pregnant at the height of summer is no picnic. You’re hot, sweaty, swollen… and you can’t even cool down with a wine or cocktail!

Don’t despair, summer mamas: here are three refreshing treats you CAN enjoy. They’re ice-cold, incredibly tasty and take just minutes to prepare.

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Tips for a Happier, Healthier Christmas

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Christmas: it’s the most anticipated and celebrated time of year.

So why do we tend to feel worse for wear by the end of it?

Well, it’s called the ‘silly season’ for a reason. There’s a tendency to over-do pretty much everything: eat too much, drink too much and stress over every little detail.

Here are our five tips for having a happier and healthier Christmas:

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5 Habits of Healthy Families

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healthy family riding bikes

We all wish for a happy and healthy family. But with the pressures of work, the impact of technology and kids’ aversion to all things leafy and green, keeping your loved ones well can be easier said than done. 

Experts agree the key is taking a team approach, involving both kids and adults alike. Everyone is more likely to stick to healthy lifestyle choices when working together.

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