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Running Mum: It’s nearly time for the big race

Running Mum: It’s nearly time for the big race

The last time I wrote an entry in the Running Mum Diary was before Christmas and I had just updated my wardrobe with some new trainers and was making the most of training with my daughter in tow, thanks to the incredible Britax pushchair. Not much has changed on that front and I have been […]

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Running Mum: Facing the elements in the right kit

Running Mum: Facing the elements in the right kit

Our Editor Laura Toogood continues her running diary as she trains for a nine mile cross country race with a pushchair in tow… I have been busy training hard since my last running diary entry. The weather has been particularly unpleasant in recent weeks and so having the right kit has been essential. Last time […]

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Running Mum: Introducing the Britax Römer Revolution Pro

Running Mum: Introducing the Britax Römer Revolution Pro

Our Editor, Laura Toogood, is training for a 9 mile cross country running competition and will be writing a diary about the experience. First on her agenda was to find a suitable running pushchair so that her daughter could join her on her fitness journey…  Making time to exercise when you have young children can […]

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Mum-to-be Diary: The next generation of baby bouncer is here! Introducing the mamaRoo4…

Mum-to-be Diary: The next generation of baby bouncer is here! Introducing the mamaRoo4…

By Katie Ann Lamb The next generation of ‘baby bouncer’ has officially landed in the shape of the mamaRoo4. This is the original and only infant seat on the market that replicates natural motions of parents. This nontraditional futuristic design is a swing with a difference created by 4moms. The 4moms namesake comes from the […]

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Mum-to-be Diary: A big arrival (not Baby but a beautiful Baby Elegance Cot!)

Mum-to-be Diary: A big arrival (not Baby but a beautiful Baby Elegance Cot!)

Week 32 and counting Oh wow! How time flies. I have noticed that I keep saying that recently and perhaps it is even more noticeable when you have a big date pencilled in your diary! Recently there was a new arrival that made everything sink in. It wasn’t Baby – Baby is still growing at a […]

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James Haskell: 11 tips to becoming a stronger, faster runner

James Haskell: 11 tips to becoming a stronger, faster runner

England rugby player, James Haskell, shares tips for improving your PB… – I need to start by declaring I am not a huge fan of running, jogging or whatever your preferred terminology might be. I have to engage in it but let’s put it this way, I wouldn’t beat a path to the back door […]

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The Mini Edit Pop-Up shop in Knightsbridge

The Mini Edit Pop-Up shop in Knightsbridge

By RACHEL COLLISON Over the next two weeks ‘The Mini Edit’ is hosting engaging events and activities at their childrenswear pop-up shop in Knightsbridge. The Mini Edit is a newly launched online multi-brand childrenswear concept store. It is a mother and daughter partnership, designed to cater to fashion conscious parents and gift buyers. Daughter, Jessica […]

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An unbeatable ski holiday at the Goldener Berg Hotel in Oberlech

An unbeatable ski holiday at the Goldener Berg Hotel in Oberlech

By LAURA TOOGOOD I was a latecomer to the world of skiing holidays. Unlike many of my peers, I didn’t make it to the slopes during childhood. I was too busy caught up with equestrian competitions and skiing always seemed to clash with trials for the British team, which took preference every time. My first […]

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Men

The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Men

Our columnist, International rugby player James Haskell, provides some shopping inspiration for the perfect Valentine’s Day treats to buy your man… I have a mixed opinion about Valentine’s Day. It seems to be just a very overtly commercial occasion, which puts loads of pressure on men to deliver for their partners. It’s hard enough being […]

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Party Season Hair: The guide to glamourous and soft waves

Party Season Hair: The guide to glamourous and soft waves

We love the idea of loose, soft curls this month for your hair. While this style is relatively low maintenance, it certainly doesn’t lack the wow factor. Flirty and fun, it will suit almost any outfit and it will work well for an evening event or a festive Afternoon Tea. Some of the key rules […]

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Male Grooming: James Haskell finds time for some pampering at Park Plaza’s Mandara Spa

Male Grooming: James Haskell finds time for some pampering at Park Plaza’s Mandara Spa

By JAMES HASKELL I am familiar with spas, although unfortunately normally only for sporting recovery purposes as opposed to all the exotic treatments on offer. In my book, aside from the hardened spa user, they are most often seen as an ideal present for a girlfriend or female loved one. Ladies love being pampered while […]

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Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

By LAURA TOOGOOD I have been travelling quite a lot recently and I always find that flying takes its toll on my skin, especially at this time of year. It becomes dry, dehydrated and generally rather dull looking. I will admit that I am certainly not the best water drinker, in fact, far from it. […]

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Seafood delights at the March Lobster Festival at The Grill on the Market, Smithfield

If you love seafood, then you simply must take time to indulge in the Lobster Festival that is currently taking place at The Grill on the Market in Smithfield. A short walk from St Paul’s or Holborn, this venue is tucked away among the historic streets of the City of London. When you arrive through […]

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The Shakespeare Conspiracy is a must-see show in November

If you have a busy November on the horizon, one show you must make room for is The Shakespeare Conspiracy. Written by Andrew Shepherd, the production will shortly be arriving in the heart of Chelsea and is billed as one of London’s most exciting new comedies. The Shakespeare Conspiracy is set in a world where […]