Book Review: Why we get fat and what to do about it by Gary Taubes

Why we get fat and what to do about it by Gary Taubes

I read this book in the middle of last year, mainly on the plane on the way back from Portland, USA. I bought the book during my travels, as I had been reading different articles online which were all saying similar things about the way we eat and was after some more information. The key theme I … [Read more...]

Crave ‘success’ but think time is your enemy? Think again.


As I noted yesterday, time was key issue coming up over and over for readers of Planning With Kids in the 2013 annual survey. I find I move through phases when I feel like I am working well and using my time efficiently, to times where I am frustrated as I am not spending time in the places I really … [Read more...]

Osteoporosis – Diet and Lifestyle

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Today's guest post is from Katie Rainbird (AKA Katie180). Katie kindly wrote this post for me a while ago when I suffered a stress fracture in my pelvis. While my injury was running related, Katie's line from this post   "I think of soft drinks as drinks that make you soft! Soft drinks are loaded … [Read more...]

Book Review: Rushing Woman’s Syndrome by Dr Libby Weaver

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This post is part of a my Taking Care Of Mum series. Click here to read more posts in the series. Two words for all the women readers of Planning With Kids when it comes to this book - READ IT! Rushing Woman's Syndrome by Dr Libby Weaver (aff) is the best book I have read for some time. It may … [Read more...]