saffronandcyrus

Health, happiness, positivity and wellbeing matters when it comes to family! We all know it does. So this blog is about my pursuit of a healthy lifestyle as a new mum over 40. The amount of advice that is hurled at us on a daily basis can be hard to navigate. So here I have pulled together some of my own little life hacks that work for me as I continue to educate myself. Enjoy!

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RECIPE: Sosis Bandari (Spicy sausage wrap)

RECIPE: Sosis Bandari (Spicy sausage wrap)

I often wish I was a full-time working mum superhero, but I’m not. Therefore putting a Persian banquet on the dining table after … View Post
CULTURE: How to grow sabzeh with toddlers for Persian New Year

CULTURE: How to grow sabzeh with toddlers for Persian New Year

Growing sabzeh is just one of the fun tasks that children can get involved in during the run-up to Persian New Year (Nowruz). The … View Post
TRAVEL: How to travel with kids and spend quality time together

TRAVEL: How to travel with kids and spend quality time together

Our little family’s taste for travel and adventure runs in our blood – and as a new mum over 40, I’m more relaxed on … View Post
KIDS’ STUFF: Why you should get kids reading on World Book Day

KIDS’ STUFF: Why you should get kids reading on World Book Day

As a new mum over 40, my local library was the Internet of the day and every day was a book day for me growing … View Post
HEALTHY LIVING: A great way to teach toddlers to wash their hands

HEALTHY LIVING: A great way to teach toddlers to wash their hands

This morning as I stood in the nursery reception I was surrounded by sneezes, snotty noses, coughs and colds, and the temptation to just … View Post
HEALTH & WELLBEING: New books teach toddlers about mental health in a creative way

HEALTH & WELLBEING: New books teach toddlers about mental health in a creative way

How young is too young when it comes to teaching children about mental health? It’s an issue so important that Ofsted have made … View Post
EATING OUT: One of the best Sunday roasts in the North East

EATING OUT: One of the best Sunday roasts in the North East

There's nothing quite like a good old-fashioned Sunday roast and St Mary's Inn in Stanington, Northumberland, certainly has something unique to offer its diners. View Post