3 Foolproof Ways to Stay Young

It’s September, a busy month in the Mostly Mum household, as we say goodbye to the relatively carefree, lazy-hazy days of summer, and prepare for the school year ahead. In addition to the usual hustle and bustle, which I’m not a great fan of, we have also had the bittersweetness of my biggest baby starting…

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3 Must-Try Ways To Boost Your Fertility

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Sooner or later, every young couple of a certain age will get the question they don’t really want to answer. ‘Which question?’ I hear you cry. ‘The Baby one, of course!’ ‘So when are we going to hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet?’ well-meaning friends and relatives impatiently inquire of…

4 of the Best Budget Beauty Buys Revealed!

If there is one thing I love more than a beauty buy, it’s a budget beauty buy! And if there is one thing I love more than a budget beauty buy, it’s a budget beauty buy with a luxurious high-end feel. ‘That doesn’t really exist!’ I hear you cry. ‘Oh yes, it does!’ I emphatically…

3 Ways to Stay on top of your Summer Weight Loss Goals

Who doesn’t love summer? Sunshine (mostly), ice-cream, holidays, balmy evenings, al fresco dining… But wait! What if we’ve decided to finally shed those extra pounds of baby weight just before the summer’s begun?! Yes, hands up! Guilty as charged over here! 😩😳 Could there be a worse time (well, ok, aside from Christmas!) to count…

Matte v Gloss – The Ultimate Beauty Test

Ahh! Lip Gloss! A beauty bag basic since… ooh… at least the early noughties. Up until quite recently, matte lipstick has been just so last century (check out any Friends episode for verification of this! 😉). Yes, we’re so looking at you, Rachel… Via GIPHY Yes, and you too, Monica! Via GIPHY Unfortunately, I’m old…

3 Surefire Ways to find your Happy Place this Summer

Summertime means weeks and weeks of endless sunshine, holidays, fun and freedom from the daily stressors of normal life…☀️🌴 Well, that’s the dream the fantasy world of the advertisements in TV Land (and maybe even our own imaginations would like to sell us!). But (as is often the case), the reality can look a little…

4 Must-See School Run(way) Items

School’s finally out for the summer! Hurray! Or is it? On the one hand, there is finally that exhilarating feeling of freedom. (Well, as free as you can be with three children in the house… ) Six whole weeks of school-run-free bliss! No more early morning panic, being late no matter how early we get…

3 Things Social Media Can Teach Us About Life

Ahh! Social Media! On the surface, it’s a bit like Marmite – we either love it or hate it. But scratch a little bit beneath the surface and it’s not quite so simple… There are some who will want nothing to do with it whatsoever. On the flip side, there will be those who have…

3 Steps To Effective Weight Loss

There is an air of excitement chez Mostly Mum this evening. So much so that, instead of getting an early(ish) night as originally intended, I am up burning the midnight oil (again!) to tell you all about the latest developments in my ‘blast the baby belly’ journey… Regular readers of this blog will know that…