The Poppy by Sarah Haran – The Perfect Bag for Busy Mums!

AD/PR – Much like my super comfy maternity jeans, I had been holding onto my beloved Tiba & Marl rucksack way too long, beyond the baby years. But as I returned to work and started travelling into London more, I wanted to find a bag that was smart enough to convince my colleagues I meantContinue reading “The Poppy by Sarah Haran – The Perfect Bag for Busy Mums!”

Five Minutes With…Katie Keltie, Founder of Yoga Shapes with Kate

What is a typical day for Kate?  My day involves trying to keep my two year old son entertained and not missing family and friends too much. He loves being outdoors and we’re lucky we have a garden so we spend time gardening. We also explore the local area by walking our black lab, Poppy.Continue reading “Five Minutes With…Katie Keltie, Founder of Yoga Shapes with Kate”

Top 3 Beauty Finds

JUNE 2020 – MAMAS EDITION  BYBI BABE BALM If it’s wrong to be in love with this BYBI Babe Balm, I don’t want to be right. This pretty pink tube of 100% natural and vegan balm has been my saviour over the last few weeks, helping me to cope with everything from running chaff (theContinue reading “Top 3 Beauty Finds”

Five Minutes With…Alex Murray, Pilates Instructor & founder of AM Pilates

What is a typical day for Alex?   I’m writing this in lockdown, so things are a bit out of the ordinary, but I think we’re just about getting there with a typical routine. My days are mostly organised around when I’m teaching classes online (largely mornings, lunchtimes and evenings) and what help my children (12Continue reading “Five Minutes With…Alex Murray, Pilates Instructor & founder of AM Pilates”

CMC Loves…NEOM Wellbeing Pod

NEOM Organics has been on my radar for a while, but it wasn’t until I started Calm Mamas Club and discovered the divine scent of their De-Stress candle that I became hooked. I burnt this candle at my very first event and I just adore it. So as soon as they released their Wellbeing PodContinue reading “CMC Loves…NEOM Wellbeing Pod”

Five Minutes With… Jo Murch, founder of Massage & Me

What is a typical day for Jo?  Back in my normal life before lockdown began, the mornings would be pretty hectic getting two of us, plus one little person, out of the door on time and off to work and nursery. Then I come home and transform my little home into a professional workspace beforeContinue reading “Five Minutes With… Jo Murch, founder of Massage & Me”

The CMC Guide to Surviving Lockdown!

Never has there been a more important time for us to invest in our wellbeing.  But with kids to homeschool, work to juggle, clothes to wash, and potentially a partner to bicker with, there doesn’t leave much time to wade through the overwhelming options of classes and materials available, let alone actually do any of them.  Continue reading “The CMC Guide to Surviving Lockdown!”

Finding my balance with food

I am writing this post with a white wine hangover, the wine that also accompanied a side order of cheese burger and chips. So if you’re looking for a post on a strict no-sugar regime this isn’t the one for you. However after limiting my sugar considerably over the last four weeks, what I realiseContinue reading “Finding my balance with food”

Top tips for a Calm Christmas

Christmas can be magical, but it can also be bloody hard work, requiring both military precision, and the enthusiasm and resilience of Challenge Anneka. But there are ways in which we can keep calm(ish) and survive silly season with our families. Here are my top tips: KEEP IT SIMPLE The pressure to have the BEST CHRISTMASContinue reading “Top tips for a Calm Christmas”

Make, breathe and smile…

Written by Jenny Hopps – Crafting has changed my life. This may sound like a bold claim, but crafting consistently eases my anxious mind and puts a smile on my, often very tired, face. I make pottery, and working with clay and its earthy texture has had an incredibly positive impact on my dailyContinue reading “Make, breathe and smile…”