school holiday ideas :)

My children broke up this holiday only days before Christmas, this meant that we have a long time between the whole Christmas New Year buzz and school going back. This can feel like a bit of a drag after the hype of Christmas, without mentioning the expense involved meaning the last thing you want to […]

Why do I take a holistic approach to parenting?

That’s easy, I have many professional qualifications that enable me to practise traditional parent coaching methods however I have three children all of which have had their personal struggles and I wanted to take a new approach. I wanted to look at new ways of working especially when it came to some more complex sleep […]

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm but why?

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm. Why? It’s easy. If you wanted to improve your fitness, you would hire a personal trainer. If you wanted to learn new recipes you would join a class or buy a book. If you needed help with your animal’s behaviour, you would hire an animal […]

What is in your child’s skincare?

So I started chatting to a few people who worked within the health and wellness industry and also a selection of parents to compare notes. What I found was a pattern which was shocking.

Sleep and being a parent!

Sleep…..its one word that means so many different things once your a parent. It is no longer what you do all Sunday morning after a late Saturday night, it becomes what can control your life. From daytime naps to restless nights, to getting your teenager to bed on time, sleep is on every parents mind.

Is My Toddler Eating Right?

Trying to get your toddler to eat properly can be a minefield and just as you think they are starting to become less fussy it all changes!

Exercise and New Mums

I am Lesley-Anne Mum to two children and a fitness instructor, I work a lot with Mums and Mums to be offering classes where the children can come to or fit around family life.
We all know the advantages of exercising but for new mums it can have even greater benefits:

And then there was 4!!

I am very excited to announce that my little Mr is here – Reuben Jordan Gerard, 8lb 5.5oz, at 20:49, on 19th February. I don’t really have an awful lot of wisdom to pass on so instead I’ll let you know how it all happened and how I have coped now that I am out numbered in the daytime!

The start of our health and wellness month!

To kick off our month of health and wellness I will have several blogs being released on various issues.

So this is the first of many!

I previously wrote a blog about the importance of time for you, which you can read here ….
However recently I had stopped taking my own advise,

Unique Nannies!

Childcare is a minefield of options and choices, how, where, when, how much, will they be happy? The list goes on……. Choosing the correct option one for your family can be a difficult, time consuming and a costly task. We recently wrote for Mothers Mean Business on the various childcare options, you can find the […]