FREE! Bag yourself a year’s free OnlineGym4me membership – worth £58.80

I don’t know about you, but what with having had a baby recently vacate my being – and then deprive me of quite a lot of sleep –  I’ve found working out hasn’t *exactly* been top of my to do list.

By that, I mean I have yet (Sonny Jim is now 9 months old) to actually get to the gym.

In fairness, I wasn’t a real gym bod before. Yoga once or twice a week, was about as far as things went for me.

But this (almost a year long. Shh) malaise cannot continue.

So.

I’ve teamed up with OnlineGym4me and tried their New Mommy, Fit Body Online Workout Program. Which can be done at home. In 15 minutes. Continue reading

Today I’m loving… baby yoga

Katy Pearson son Sonny

Sonny on his yoga mat

The first Baby Bumpkin class I attended (at Leigh Community Centre) worked a kind of magic.

That night Sonny slept from midnight to 6.30am. In his crib. And woke up smiling. It may be a coincidence, but I don’t think so.

Tatty Bumpkin classes use fun, yoga-inspired stories to encourage movement and enhance development in babies and children 6 weeks to 7-years-old. (Baby Bumpkin classes are for babies 0-2 years and Tatty Bumpkin 2-7 years.)

The sessions focus on the well-being of both child and parent. And all the wiggling, colours and playing sure knackers out the little folk! Continue reading

Today I’m trying…pregnancy yoga

Okay, so it wasn’t quite *today*. I wrote this post when I was 8 weeks and 2 days preggo. But obviously, we weren’t broadcasting the news then. We were mostly just desperate to reach the 12 week mark.

But all that finger crossing, toe crossing, basically every part of my body crossing, was pretty much twisting me up into the tightest ball of tension, ever. I can be a little highly strung on a normal day. The first few weeks of pregnancy are not normal, by any stretch of the imagination – and I have a very stretchy imagination! Continue reading