How To Revamp Your Wardrobe Post-Baby


How To Revamp Your Wardrobe Post-Baby

As a new mum you don’t have a lot of time to get dressed and ready in the morning and you also don’t know how much your body will change, so how do you shop and wear clothes that make you feel good.dressing

Draping is the Answer

Your body has once again changed after you have given birth and many new mums feel self conscious about their new body in the first few months.

You should go for tops and dresses that drape away from your tummy and go over. You will need to avoid tight fitting clothes on top. Look for empire waist dresses, t-shirt dresses, tops and tunics with ruching.

You should avoid wearing big clothes all over however, instead pair a flowy top with tailored pants or leggings, as this will make your silhouette look leaner and longer.


You need to have the right accessories in order to pull your look together.…

Best Foods to Eat When Pregnant


Best Foods to Eat When Pregnant

These are the best foods to eat when you are pregnant that will give you the nutritional hit that you and your baby need.


Black beans, pinto beans, white beans, black eyed peas, lentils, soy beans, kidney and garbanzo beans can all be added to your diet as they provide protein, fiber, iron, zinc, folate and calcium. You can add then to a salad, a chili or a simple pasta dish.



Omega 3 fatty acids are good for baby’s eyes and brain and salmon is a great source for this. Salmon also provides protein and B vitamins. You can eat salmon boiled, grilled or just on a salad. It is safe to eat up to 12 ounces of a low mercury fish like Salmon per week.


Eggs are highly versatile and provide protein with amino acids that you and your baby need.…

Exercises for New Mums to Get Their Body Back


Exercises for New Mums to Get Their Body Back

It’s not as hard as you think to get your body back after you have had a baby. There are some simple exercises that you can do to get your body back.

It is advised that you should consult your doctor about exercise after you have given birth. If you experience any excessive soreness, heavy bleeding or headaches after exercise then you should see your doctor.

Here are exercises for new mums to get their body back.


This might not sound like much of a workout, but walking is one of the easiest ways to get back into exercise after you have given birth.

You should start with an easy stroll and work your way up to a power walk.

A gentle walk can still do wonders for you and your body. You can even bring the baby along in a front pack to add some extra weight.…

How to Tone your Post-Pregnancy Belly


How to Tone your Post-Pregnancy Belly

After you have given birth you might be surprised at the way your stomach looks in the sense that you still look pregnant. There are also stretch marks and some women get a dark line down their stomach.

It does take time for your body to heal especially your belly to recover from pregnancy.


Once your baby is born, you will undergo hormonal changes that will make your uterus contract and it will shrink back to your pre-pregnancy state. It can actually take up to two months for your uterus to go back to its normal size.

The cells in your body that swelled during your pregnancy start to release their extra fluid, which you eliminate through your urine and sweat.

The extra fat that you have gained during your pregnancy will start to burn off, but you will only see results within a few weeks.…

Quick Fixes for Mums


Quick Fixes for Mums

If you are struggling with sleepless nights and barely have time to just get dressed not to mention apply your face then here are some quick beauty tips that will help new mums look beautiful.

Fake a Glow

During the late months of pregnancy and when you have a new baby, you should keep a bottle of fake tan at hand. Apply a little at night every few days. This will give you an immediate lift.

A Quick Cleanse

Baby wipes are not just for your baby. You can use them to take off any make up before you go to bed and in the morning quickly freshen up. New mums have also been known to use baby wipes under the arms to replace the daily shower.

Fresh Eyes

If you are eyes are tired, puffy and have dark circles you can freshen them up easily. Grated potatoes can lighten under eye circles as potatoes contain catecholase which will lighten human skin.…

Getting Rid of Stretch Marks with Natural Remedies


Getting Rid of Stretch Marks with Natural Remedies

Stretch marks can appear on your stomach, thighs, upper arms, buttocks and breasts and are visible lines on the skin surface that have an off colour hue.

Pregnancy is the main cause of stretch marks, but they can also appear because of sudden weight gain or weight loss, rapid growth, stress, heredity factors and changes in physical conditions.

If you suffer from stretch marks try these natural remedies.

Castor Oil

Castor oil is used as a treatment in a number of skin conditions like moles, wrinkles, age spots, fine lines and others and it can also be used for stretch marks.

  1. Apply castor oil to the stretch marks and gently massage the area in a circular motion for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Wrap the area with a thin cotton cloth. Use a hot water bottle or a heating pad and apply some heat to the area for about 30 minutes.

Staying Fit as a Working Mum


Mum’s are busy bees whether they are full time mum or if they balance home with work. No matter what there is an endless amount of work to get through and having a spare moment is pretty rare. However, mum’s need to find the time to live healthy lifestyles.

Here are some helpful tips that can make working out part of a mum’s busy schedule.

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Prioritise Yourself

When it comes to a mum’s priority list, mum’s usually put themselves at the bottom especially when they have young kids. As a mum you are probably having restless nights and you use all your energy just to be able to get through the day. Mums also have the tendency to feel guilty about doing something for them. Mums need to move this mental block and attitude in order to be healthy and make this a priority, which is lifelong dedication.

As a mum you first need to believe in the impact that a healthy and fit lifestyle will have both physically and mentally.…