Articles written by Cally Worden

Foods which can cause bloating

Foods which can cause bloating

Feeling full after a meal can be very satisfying, but when your belly swells from bloating caused by gas or other digestive issues, that good feeling can soon turn to discomfort. Bloating can be incredibly uncomfortable and in some cases even desperately painful if wind becomes trapped in the digestive system and unable to move

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Dealing with a difficult pregnancy

Dealing with a difficult pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most natural thing in the world, but it takes a huge physical toll on a woman’s body, and not all pregnancies run smoothly. If you’re one of the many women who are suffering difficulties it’s important to realise you are not alone. Here are five of the most common and unpredictable pregnancy

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Risks to children in the home

Risks to children in the home

The home is a safe haven for our families, our go-to place when the need for space and sanity strike. But it is also the most dangerous environment our young children inhabit, mainly because they spend so much time there; they have so much freedom there, relative to when they are outside the house. How

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What are the best ways to save

What are the best ways to save

‘Savings!’ Remember that word? With the credit crunch and austerity taking centre stage in recent years, the idea of having a few pennies to put away for a rainy day has felt like a distant memory. This WAS the rainy day. But with a glimmer of light starting to appear at the end of that

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Holiday entitlements at work

Holiday entitlements at work

All full and part-time workers with a standard employment contract have a statutory right to a minimum amount of paid time off for holidays. Here is what you need to know to make sure you’re getting what’s due to you: The Basics The basic holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave. If you

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Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

When you buy a new home, the initial focus of your finances is all on the deposit, the mortgage and how much the bills will be. Once these fundamentals are in place and the keys to the bricks and mortar are in your hand, your attention will turn to the interior. You need a surprising

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