Banishing your insecurities

Before I started lifting weights, I was into running. I love the endorphin rush, the sunshine and fresh air. I love the mental down time I get from exercise, how I can truly think, plan and organize the thoughts that […]

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Confessions of an (almost) quitter

I have been quiet with posts lately. I haven’t been active on social media very often or in blogging communities. The truth is: I’ve been struggling. I work unpredictable shifts with no routine, look after a hyperactive full on baby, […]

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Motivational Monday: Habits of successful people

They are early risers. 5am is the common rising time of successful people. They don’t press snooze, they get up and get started with their day. They are able to do the same thing day in, day out without giving […]

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Paul and Stella self-heating bottle

  To all you mamas out there, I have a super cool product to show you! Whether you formula feed or breastfeed, you will be interested in this bottle! I have been given the opportunity to try and review Paul […]

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DIY nourishing baby food

I have been really quite domesticated this weekend and made my own baby food! I knew that fresh is best when it came to baby food, yet struggled to find the time and motivation to make it myself. Late last […]

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Why I’m no longer Fit Fun Mum

I have recently rebranded myself from Fit Fun Mum to Balancing Ellie. It’s a bit of a change, but I no longer want the ‘Fit Mum’ label nor stigma. My passion in life is health and fitness. I get up […]

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Spray Pal Review

When I first began looking into cloth nappies, I was put off completely by one question that kept coming up, ‘what do I do with the poop?’. I really could not be stuffed dealing with the poop! I started my […]

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Anne Geddes does it again!

Source: Anne Geddes O. My. Gosh. Anne Geddes has released her 2015 calendar! I’m a tad excited because I love really cute baby photography, and this calendar has given me countless ideas! Her 2015 calendar theme is Under The Sea […]

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Fun Baby Activities: Sensory Play

Sensory play has been one of the greatest activities to entertain my daughter lately. She’s 6 months old and has been demanding constant engagement and stimulation when awake. Sensory play has been one of her favourite activities and games.Sensory play […]

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Funki Bums Modern Cloth Nappy

After trying countless brands and styles of cloth nappies I have a big statement to make. You ready for it? Funki Bums is by far my favourite modern cloth nappy. I have tried 4 pocket nappy brands, 1 snap in […]

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