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For anyone who’s gone into labour thinking they knew what they were in for, the general consensus is that birth has an uncanny way of reminding you that control is a very abstract concept. But there are some ways to help you get through delivery more positively—perhaps even with less pain.
By law, you cannot work longer than 48 hours per week. But mothers clock in an average of 98–more than double the legislative time cap. Surprised much?
Pregnancy is not just uncomfortable when you’re on your feet—sleep is especially hard to come by when you have to accommodate a burgeoning bump, plus all the attendant ligament aches and pains. And once baby’s out, frequent feeds in awkward positions can leave you just as sore. Enter the pillow to transform your nights, naps, and newborn snuggles.
Having your kids help out in the kitchen can be a brilliant way to bond with the brood, and boost their interest in good food—it’s also a brilliant way to make an insane amount of mess. Here’s three top tips to help teach your young ones the art of clean-up along with the culinary skills.
Fish is packed with brain-boosting good stuff—it’s also a delish option if you’re looking for a meatless meal idea for the fam. But before you reach for the hackneyed box of fish fingers, check out this super speedy, gloriously tasty fish pie (in a mug!); ready for the oven in just ten minutes, and perfect for little—and bigger—hungry bellies.