How to get it done (around kids)

How to get it done (around kids)

  How to get it done.   It’s quite a thing for a lot of people. It’s even a bigger challenge if you have kids. Because: a. you don’t have any time left for yourself and b. you’re tired a lot (or c. they go to school or daycare, it’s fall...
If you truly love having babies

If you truly love having babies

Here it is. The truth. ‘If you truly love having babies, then you don’t care about the morning sickness’. In all honestly, I didn’t love having babies. So I guess that’s why I did care about the morning sickness 🙂 I had it quite severely,...

worst mom ever

#worstmomever It is so easy to reassure another mom who feels she is the worstmomever. (With a hashtag.) I sincerely do not believe she is. We all make mistakes in parenting. Boy do I make mistakes. And do I feel like the #worstmomever. Especially when they’re...
To get to know yourself

To get to know yourself

Do you feel you know yourself? Or are you certain you know yourself? The good sides, the bad? Your strengths and weaknesses? The way you respond to challenges? Do you think you are who you are your whole life? Or does it change due to circumstances, age, life changing...

The best diet

The best diet for sustainable results and feeling good Last week I wrote about why weight loss products won’t help you lose weight. I’m not sure what annoys me more; the people who come up with these products, or the people who decide to sell them. Because...

Run as Modifast away as you can

So you want to lose weight. Shed the few last extra pounds after having a baby. The kilos you have been trying to get off with numerous diets. After Christmas, before summer, before a bikini holiday. You decide it is time, again. You decide to replace your meals with...
the Supermom Illusion

the Supermom Illusion

I was not prepared for motherhood. Where you? There’s no e-course, no book, no training or school, that prepares you for this journey. Where you prepared for the feeling of loneliness? Even if you have your kids around you, it can feel pretty lonely. Our society...
Health is a full time job

Health is a full time job

  Being healthy is a process. I’m a health coach but doesn’t mean I’m thriving and super fit all the time. Even though we eat pretty healthy, I’m not really the sporty type (yes, you can call it lazy) and some form of exercise or movement...
Facts on fats

Facts on fats

The Facts on Fats Should we eat fat or shouldn’t we? What are good fats? Trans fat, saturated fats, omega-3. Is butter good for you, or isn’t it? I’m not too keen on technical terms and complicated information. But I hear so much confusion about fats...
Want to become a health coach?

Want to become a health coach?

Some of you are my steady readers, my loyal tribe (thank you for hanging with me you know who you are :)) You know I started my study at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in March 2013 and graduated last May. You also know I’m quite modest. That is...
10 healthy snacks for recess

10 healthy snacks for recess

Healthy snack options for recess (also great to pack in the lunchbox. Or on the run. Or when you’re traveling. Or just to serve at home.)   fruit kebab. If you can find seasonal fruit, that is best. But in the Netherlands, especially in autumn, it leaves us...

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