Looking after your children’s teeth

Teaching children to brush their teeth can sometimes feel like trying to get blood out of a stone. Words of encouragement and leading by example are good ways to help motivate children, but what else can you do to help children understand the importance of looking after their teeth? Freedigitalphotos.net/photostock When I was growing up I’ll openly admit that I didn’t brush my teeth everyday. I don’t know why, I guess it was just a teenage thing? Nowadays I brush my teeth everyday and I would never dream of not doing so! I have had some teeth whitening done as… [Read More]

Looking after your child’s future

Everyone knows that having children is expensive. From the moment they’re born – actually, from the moment you discover you’re pregnant the costs start to add up! Nappies, furniture, clothes, bottles, bedding and everything else that comes with having a baby!  Did you know that the average cost to raise a child from birth to the age of 21 is £218,000! That’s a lot of money!  With that in mind you may now be asking yourself how you can invest for your child’s future and why you might want to consider putting some money aside for them.  For me, I… [Read More]

Looking after yourself after a c-section

Photo courtesy of Lynsey @LynseyTwinMum I knew from quite early on that I was going to be having a c-section to deliver our babies. One of my main concerns was about the recovery. Would I be able to stand up? Would I be able to walk? How long would the pain last? A week before my c-section our consultant booked me onto a physiotherapy course aimed at providing expectant mums with useful information on how to aid recovery. I found it really interesting and useful. After the birth of our twins, I found the recovery much easier than I thought… [Read More]