How to ditch the diet talk around your children

Apr 16 2021

Diet culture is everywhere. It steers what we eat, what we wear, how we exercise and why we exercise. It fills conversations with friends and family, filters through our social media streams and has been drip fed to us ever since we were little. It also influences how we talk about food to our kids.

As parents, we play a vital role in modelling behaviour that helps our children grow up to be happy, healthy humans and so how we talk about food, bodies and weight has a powerful – and long lasting – influence.

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How to get the house tidy for summer 

Apr 07 2021
How to get the house tidy for summer #home #diy #tips #summer #parenting

Lockdown 2.0 has been quite the ordeal for most in the UK. Learning how to balance work, home and family life, has taken its toll on our mental health and our home’s have taken on a world of their own.

Homeschooling has left its own path of destruction in its wake with piles of paper, colouring pencils and the dreaded play dough in every crevice. Then there’s finding time in your day to tidy up the washing pile and the outdoor tasks that you have been putting off since before winter arrived. 

Not sure where to start? Here’s London Mums’ rundown of the best ways to get our house tidy for the summer:

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How to get your motivation back up and running

Mar 28 2021

If you have kids you’ll have experienced a major change in your life when schools reopened.  Now that you’ve had a couple of weeks to adjust, how are you feeling?  If you’re like me it could be a mix of emotions. You may be noticing that your usual energy and umph has not come back – which might be a surprise given the return to something more like ‘normal’.

After a long period of lockdown and home schooling, plus a continued diet of Covid news items on TV, on our newsfeeds etc perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that our inner motivation hasn’t instantly returned.

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