10 things I learned from my five-day cleanse program

I recently did a five-day cleanse program with a wonderful company called Eat Fit Food. I have been on plenty of cleanses and detoxes before but this one was life-changing. It arrived just at the right time in my life, when I really needed some extra support to deal with day-to-day living, and taught me some lessons that will stay with me for a long time.

Q&A with parenting expert Karen Phillip

Today we have a great Q&A from family counsellor and author Karen Phillip. Karen has recently published a new book entitled Who Runs Your House – Your Kids or You? which covers everything from screaming children in the supermarket to constant arguments over bedtime. The following questions are from My Healthy Family readers which Karen has responded to – her advice is so solid and practical and very no-nonsense, we love it! Read on…

On the home front: What do you do all day?

I’ve been a stay at home mum on and off for the past three years, since having my two babies. I used to wonder what a day at home with small kids would be like. Well, now I know… it goes in the blink of an eye but can also feel like an eternity at the same time. My husband – bless him – has never asked me what I do all day when he gets home, but I know it’s a question people often ask SAHMs.

What’s cooking Wednesday: Healthy carrot cupcakes

These delicious little cupcakes tick all the boxes for me – fast and easy to make, healthy, tasty and one the kids can help out with. They’re a nice treat without being too sweet and were a big hit with all the family, even the toddler, who usually eats the icing from regular cupcakes and hands them back. This lovely recipe is from Louise Fulton-Keats’ fantastic book Cooking for Your Baby and Toddler. Enjoy…

10 ways to keep your child healthy – and a giveaway!

Want to keep your kids healthy, happy and active? Here are 10 great tips from legendary netballer and nudie kids juice ambassador Liz Ellis to help you along the way – plus a chance to win a nudie gift pack! (See the end of this blog post for more details…)