Do It Your Own Way: My Advice to New Parents

Since falling pregnant you’ve probably been offered advice from almost every person you’ve come into contact with, be it your parents, friends, siblings, work colleagues, midwives, your bu

Parenting bloggers

Blogging as a parent is now common place as well as seemingly bloody lucrative if you’ve got a good one.

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Maternity Matters

I experienced a traumatic birth with my second son just under 12 weeks ago, one day I hope I’ll feel able to share my story as I’m sure there are many women who have been through somethin

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Get Fit with Davina

I don’t usually feature celebrity ‘stuff’ on the site but I’m going to break my rule for Davina as she’s earned it (think her 2014 Sport Relief Challenge).

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Yummly.co.uk – Recipe inspiration

“Yummly’s mission is to be the world’s largest, most powerful, and most helpful food site in the world.” It’s an easy to use site that allows you to do the following: 1.

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Handmade Hampers for Unique Gifts

I enjoy receiving a good hamper, probably because it’s multiple presents (who doesn’t like more than one gift) in one beautifully wrapped package.

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Thrifty Chic – A Fab Interiors Book!

Thrifty Chic is a fab book, written by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell, that shows you have to reuse and restore, revive and revamp and recycle and reclaim, in order to create a stylish yet individ

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The lowdown on: Waist Shaping

What is Waist Shaping? Waist shaping is a gradual process of waist reduction using latex waist shapers, body shapers or corsets – think Victorian style corset! If worn over a period of time the

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Clara Francis Jewellery

Worn by the likes of Alexa Chung, Sara Cox and Emma Bunton these beautiful hand beaded jewels are inspired by nature, fantasy and fairytales, much like her website.

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Best UK beaches

Summer is here (especially felt during last weeks heat wave while at Center Parcs in a lodge with no aircon!) so I thought I’d cover some of the top beaches in the UK and what there is to do the

Returning to work after a career break

Returning to work after a career break to raise children can be daunting perhaps due to the amount of time you’ve been off, the changing workplace, wanting to work only certain hours, being more

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3 Upcycling websites

Are you looking for upcycled, second hand or retro furniture? Want an original piece in your home? Here are the top 3 websites to buy from: 1.

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Top 5 Books for Starting School

With school admissions due this week, you may now (like me) be turning your attention to getting your child ready to take that big next step! Starting at a new school may be very daunting and exciting

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Bring the Spring Indoors

Here at Daily Butterfly we’re excited it’s Springtime (as you may be able to tell from the numerous Spring related posts recently).

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Spring Shoes

Spring is now upon us and with these glorious sunny days (yes I’m being hopeful that they’ll stick around) we all need some new footwear so here is some inspiration! Spring Shoes for the O

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Mohawk Mascara

L’Oreal Paris Mega Volume Miss Manga Punky Mascara launches in the UK at the end of February (for £8.

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Jitterbug Jewellery

I’ve discovered a lovely site called Jitterbug Jewellery which sells some cute necklaces, earrings and bracelets. All images are from the Jitterbug Jewellery website.

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You in 2015

Do you want to make the most of 2015? We all work to juggle multiple roles and priorities in life with increasing demands on our time so it’s often difficult to ensure you are on the right tra

05.01.15 Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy Yoga – 10 min sessions

If you’ve only got a short time each day and want to practice yoga while pregnant then I highly recommend Katy Appleton’s series on YouTube, Katy runs Apple Yoga and has previously worked

05.01.14 Marissa Mayer

Risking it all to follow your dreams…

I’ve just read a great post from Prowess – Women in Business about taking the giant leap and being brave enough to give up the stability of a regular salary to start your own business and

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Workout leggings – Sweaty Betty

I love a good pair of workout leggings and like the purpose behind Sweaty Betty which is to “inspire women to find empowerment through fitness”. They have seven core beliefs: 1.

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Best Books for Dads To Be

Becoming a father for the first time is often incredibly exciting and scary all at the same time.

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Wedding Stationery-WedFest

With the popularity of festival-style and country weddings growing WedFest has carved a unique position in the market place delivering all kinds of wedding stationery that embody this style.

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Sahar Hashemi – Female Heroes Series

Last year I had the pleasure of seeing Sahar Hashemi speak at a conference and she was so inspiring I purchased her book ‘Anyone Can Do It: Building Coffee Republic from Our Kitchen Table’

17.11.14 Marissa Mayer

12 inspirational quotes for women entrepreneurs

Being a female entrepreneur has many challenges, including operating in a male majority environment (37% of entrepreneurs are female) with the percentage of funding going to female entrepreneurs only