5 Wise Ways to Banish the Jelly Belly… for Good!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Today is Tuesday and in Mostly Mum World Tuesdays are currently to be dreaded, as it’s… gulp… weigh in day at my local WW (Weight Watchers) meeting. Over the past few months, there have been numerous ups and downs in my weight loss journey. I began on a high,…

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3 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

We’ve all been there! You enthusiastically start a new diet plan, the weight is falling off… And, then, suddenly, you hit the dreaded diet plateau, where you just can’t seem to shift any more, no matter how hard you seem to try. 😧 It’s pure and utter torture! And once you hit that dastardly diet…

3 Foolproof Ways to Stay Young

Disclosure: This post contains an affiliate link. 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…

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 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 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…

10 Perfect Products to Fight the Frazzle this Summer

This post contains affiliate links. It’s officially summer! But unlike most summers in the British Isles, it really, truly feels like summer as we’re basking (or baking, can’t decide which!) in day after day of glorious sunshine! In fact, according to the Daily Mail online (my guilty pleasure! 😳), it’s been one of the hottest…

3 Reasons to Rediscover Zara

Mostly Mum has been prowling the shops again! Well, they do say that ‘old habits die hard’, so why break with tradition? And then there is the fact that it’s summer and the shops are simply brimming with too-cute-to-be-true sparkly objects like the earrings pictured below. (Yes, hands up, I am a bit of a…

Five Things You Don’t Need To Buy For Your New Baby

Ah! Those gloriously happy days of that first, much wanted, pregnancy! The anticipation. The joy. The awe-inspiring wonder that two would soon become three (or more, depending on your circumstances)! And then – it you’re at all like me – the devouring of every baby article you could possibly unearth; baby magazines, parenting websites, forums……