Playing on the floor. 5,4,3,2,1 start your engines

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Just a little Sunday morning fun with my best little friend. No furniture just play and using my body in ways I don’t during the week. So much fun What I am getting out of this is that I am on the floor playing with my little one. Technically I am taking photos and recording memories but the impact on …

A quiet Sunday walk

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This is a view from one of the many parks in Milton Keynes. I took a stroll along the river and enjoyed the scenery and it did me so much good. It calmed me down and relieved the stress I was feeling. I felt the sun on my face and wind in my hair. Yes this is cliche but it …

Parenting workouts: Christmas lights switch on

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Over the last weekend, I had an experience that made me realize how tiring and challenging it could be for parents to take care of their little ones. We attended the MK official Christmas lights switch-on, and I had to carry my child for about one to two hours. It may not sound like much, but when everyone around you …

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Fit for daily life: Life is easier when you are fit

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Another example of being fit making daily life easier is when I popped out for a walk around a local lake with some friends and their kids. I noticed how important fitness was. I was carrying one of the kids most of the way. It felt much like doing squats, presses and arm curls all combined. My five sets of …

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Does your lifestyle make you thrive?

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My experience of people talking about health is that you can either be happy or healthy. Pick one. My view is that you can have both. You are also generally told that the modern way is bad. The attitude is ‘don’t live in the present, live in the past. It’s much better for you.’ This advice frustrates me because it’s …