cakes

The 6 Week No Sugar Challenge & Going Paleo

The last few weeks have seen my usually pretty healthy way of eating go to pot, with lots more sugar finding its way into my diet from celebratory cakes to afternoon teas and far too much champagne (with my recent 10th wedding anniversary, my brother's engagement and baby cousin's birth)- making me feel sluggish, tired and really not my best, physically and mentally. I've less energy than usual, haven't been sleeping well and my PMT is worse than ever.
Vicki-Honest Mum

From Seed to Spoon-this Family’s Obsession with Cereal

Changing my diet over the last few months back to a low GI way of eating-so slow releasing, healthy carbs, good quality lean protein, whole foods, dairy, fish, fruit and vegetables with treats every so often (basically MODERATION) has made me so much more smiley and I've got tonnes more energy to boot!
sleeping kids

Urgh Sleep Deprivation & Things That Help Me

I'm not a doctor but I sure am (sadly) an expert on sleep deprivation. Give or take 4 flipping whole years of it. Don't be fooled by the picture above, they nodded off together but were soon moved to their own beds and both woke up at least twice that night. Le yawn!
boys

Limiting Sugar and Becoming a Healthier Family

A new year, a new start and despite being a fairly healthy family eating a diet comprised mainly of fresh, seasonal food and leading an outdoorsy life with long country walks, bike rides and running...