A great stress reliever, good for your body and mind, exercise in some form is of huge benefit to us all. This week I spoke with Paris-based pre-and post-natal fitness professional Alison Ham of Yogamamanbebe.com about keeping fit and flexible while pregnant or with a new baby during lockdown.
It is often said that happy mum = happy family, and this is true at any time. But right now, when there is a lot of fear and uncertainty, one of the best pieces of advice I have come across is to look after your emotional wellbeing. Personally, my first source of help for mood boosting is colour! I have spent years working with colour as an interior designer and have a very acute sense of how it affects mood through physical spaces, I am also keenly aware of its effect through how we dress.
Spring is a time of unpredictable weather, and those sudden cold snaps mean we need to mix our winter wardrobe with new spring pieces to stay comfortable. Here are a few tips on incorporating the latest trends into your winter wardrobe to help you shake off winter while staying warm!
Once you have got the hang of breastfeeding, it is so liberating to be able to go out and about without having to worry about preparing bottles (and with substantially less paraphernalia to lug about). Having the right clothing is absolutely essential though – it makes your breastfeeding life SO much easier if you are not having to wrestle with poorly-adapted tops or the risk of stripping to the waist just to feed your baby. Or trying to manoeuvre a scarf over you and baby to maintain your modesty. Aka+Pip has some great options available. The best styles tend to be the easiest to manipulate, allowing you to quickly and discreetly pop baby onto the breast. For this reason,...