A Life In Our Day

The Wonders Of The Barre!

If you want to tackle your bingo wings, saddlebags and the dreaded pooch then maybe barre classes are what you need. Don’t panic if you are rhythmically challenged, even though the origins are in ballet, you don’t need to be a budding Darcy Bussell to benefit from the wonders…

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Treating Teen Acne & Products That Work

Teenage acne is the scourge of the young as they mature and go through puberty.  My teenagers hit puberty simultaneously.  My daughter was 10 and my son 14.  It was hell.  We lived in a cauldron of permanent hormonal angst as they both adapted to the emotional and physical changes…

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The Search For A Miracle Cream

It is my mother’s birthday and whilst spending some time together in Norfolk last week I asked her what gift she would like.  Perhaps not surprisingly for a woman in her twilight years she said “that’s easy, anti-wrinkle cream”. So once back in London I dragged my daughter off…

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“He’s a right Kevin!”

“It is so unfair!” is the popular riposte of Kevin (the teenager) and one which will undoubtedly resonate with all parents of teenagers, unless of course you have been blessed with the perfect child. During a full-on teenage meltdown all rational thought is abandoned, emotions soar and you find yourself…

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