Family, Health

The Ultimate Guide To Combatting Hay Fever

Before I became pregnant with Big Quack I hadn't had even the slightest symptom of hay fever. People who do not have hay fever truly do not know the woe it causes you. It is utterly miserable. It really is horrible. In fact horrible isn't the right word for it. For me, it started at… Read More The Ultimate Guide To Combatting Hay Fever

Beauty, Health, Just For Fun, Pregnancy

Hair Loss During Pregnancy And Looking Like a Rockhopper Penguin

Having hair loss as a woman is a challenging thing to come to terms with whether it's from pregnancy, stress, a hereditary condition or Alopecia - in this case, mine was caused from pregnancy, and it was coming out in clumps by the handful every day. It started at around 7 months pregnant. Before this,… Read More Hair Loss During Pregnancy And Looking Like a Rockhopper Penguin

Family, Food, Health, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Step-by-step Guide To Make Your Own Vegetable Patch

If someone had told the former me that I would be a bit of a green-fingered grow your own-er, I would have laughed in their face. I've always loved being in the garden but being in someone else's perfectly preened outdoor space on a lounger with a Mojito. I certainly couldn't have given a rats… Read More Step-by-step Guide To Make Your Own Vegetable Patch

Health, Home & Garden, Just For Fun

Photographic Proof That Spiders In The UK DO Bite

***WARNING if you hate feet, do not "continue reading" because the images might make you vomit - equally if you have a foot fetish, do not "continue reading" because the pictures might make you vomit. If you're indifferent to feet, don't "continue reading" because the images might make you vomit anyway. WARNING*** A day tending… Read More Photographic Proof That Spiders In The UK DO Bite

Health, Parenting

Why Your Kids Really DO Need To Look After Their Teeth

Why is it that kids will do anything to get out of brushing their teeth? What is so terrible about 4 minutes of brushing in 24 hours? That equates to 1,440 minutes of opportunity a day for a mere 240 seconds of cleanliness?! We have tried every type of bribery, every reward chart, but still,… Read More Why Your Kids Really DO Need To Look After Their Teeth

Family, Health

A Heartfelt Note To The NHS From An 11-Year-Old…

The NHS is the Marmite of society in the UK. Despite being deemed as the number one health system in the world and being consistently praised for efficiency, there is a minority who continue to create a backlash over safety and affordability of the system we are privileged to have. Recently we had the first-hand experience… Read More A Heartfelt Note To The NHS From An 11-Year-Old…