Looking for Innovo reviews? Want easy ways to strengthen your pelvic floor? You’ve come to the right place! I have a gadget to show you today! You know how lots of blogs show off fancy things like iPads and remote control helicopters? Well, it’s sort of like that. Only not. Today I want to introduce you to Innovo. You might remember Innovo from when I talked about it here a couple of months ago? Innovo is a totally non-invasive way to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles and treat cause of urinary leaks, rather than just covering them up. Stress incontinence is something that a lot of people are too embarrassed to talk about, but it’s definitely not something you should just have to accept. This post is the first in a…

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I was staying overnight in a hotel recently, as I do now and again, for work, or sometimes just for fun because I like hotel toiletries. I was sat (in a lying down sort of way) on the bed, watching a bit of TV before going for dinner. I sneezed. I sneezed again, and a little bit of wee came out. (Stops typing briefly to hide under my desk.) It wasn’t a gush by any means – I didn’t need to pretend I’d spilt a glass of water and call down to reception for fresh sheets – but it was enough to make me feel about 63 years old. If I had had a Sunday supplement with me I’d have ordered some stretchy waisted trousers as a sort of reflex…

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This is going to be a post about two of my favourite things – travel and Disney. In particular, the DisneyLife app. (A new branch of the ‘favourite things’ tree.) If you’ve read even a handful of my blog posts before, you’ll know that Belle and I are pretty much permanently on mini-breaks, holed up in some caravan somewhere, and in case you were in any doubt at all about the Disney element, here’s what hangs, pride of place, on the wall at home. I’m not sure whether Bee was more excited in Disneyland Paris, meeting Stitch, or at Camp Bestival, where she met Seth Lakeman. It’s a tough call. The DisneyLife app We are all very excited though about being part of the team of bloggers working with Disney to help…

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Do you remember a while ago when I played those computer games with my vagina? Well, Elvie – the pelvic floor gadget that I played said games with – is celebrating this week. Elvie is about to launch with John Lewis, which is very exciting indeed – both for Elvie and for mums. It’s about time that our pelvic floors got some attention, and it’s fantastic to see a store like John lewis recognising that new parenthood is about so much more than pretty blankets and organic teethers. To celebrate this new partnership, Elvie have very kindly given me one of their very personal trainers to give away. They retail at £149, so it’s a fantastic prize, plus, what price can you really put on not weeing yourself uncontrollably in…

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When was the last time you had a proper overhaul of your utilities? I mean a really good look at it, not just turning your heating down a degree or switching suppliers through a comparison site, just for the free Meerkat. The average combined family bill in the UK for electricity, gas, water and sewage services, is now over £1,800, which is a hefty chunk of your expenditure every single month. With bills this high though, the good news is that this means there is plenty of scope for savings. When it comes to utilities, it’s often a combination of lots of little things that work best, rather than one big change, so why not see how many of these you can tick off? Understand your bills One of the…

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I’m a mummy, as you know, so I thought I’d ask my daughter Bee what Mother’s Day means to her.  Mother’s Day. It’s a very important day for celebrating women who have pushed something out of their vagina, or even had it pulled out the tummy way. I would like to say I’m always well prepared for Mother’s day, but that’s a lie. It always falls in between my parents’ birthdays which means I am both A) skint and B) all out of ideas. Being 20 I can’t really get away with painting half an egg carton and proudly presenting it to my mother in the morning, along with a piece of burnt toast and a precarious glass of orange juice. I think she would probably think that I was…

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Yes, sorry, I’m going to talk about periods. All the boys are allowed to switch over to a different blog – something about football or Game of Thrones or sandwiches or whatever it is men are into nowadays. Everyone left happy to continue? Excellent. First off then, why is it that we are still so squeamish about talking about periods? I’m not shy when it comes to talking about my elusive cervix, and yet I’m pretty sure I’m in the minority, online at least. I think it might actually be one of those subjects you are more likely to talk to your face to face friends about, which is a rarity for a lot of bloggers. Is it because it’s a ‘woman’s issue’ do you think? Or is it just one of…

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Teenage mums get a bum deal don’t they? If you listen to The Daily Mail, teenage pregnancy is the root of all evil, costing the economy millions in benefits and bringing about the downfall of society. Generally, teenage pregnancy is felt to be a Bad Thing. But is it? Being a teenage mum is subject to a massive amount of stereotyping, but is it really the young mums who are costing us all the cash? Having children when you’re young is perfectly natural. You body is better equipped generally to cope with pregnancy at a younger age, and recovers more quickly too. Postponing childbirth into your thirties and even forties is a very modern phenomena, and one, it could be argued, that has more serious implications health wise, for both…

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