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    Find Ways to Bring the Family Together in Our New Christmas Video

    November 12, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised, Video

    These days, bringing the family together is more of a challenge than ever. Many of us live far away from our loved ones, relying on video calls and chat groups to check in. Even when we’re close by, our hectic schedules can keep us apart. Work, school and extracurriculars take so much time that it’s hard to get everyone around the same table. But, as our new Christmas video shows, it doesn’t have to be that …

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    World Mental Health Days | Mental Health in Mums

    October 10, 2018Lifestyle

    It’s Mental Health awareness day, and if there is anyone who is easily susceptible to negative thoughts and feelings, it’s a Mum.

    Whether you are expecting or have managed to pop a little one out (Bravo on both accounts) the main motto that travels through our heads is ‘how do I do this?’ Becoming a Mum brings not only a huge amount of surging hormones through our body but also a lot of rational and somewhat …

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    How To Prepare for A New Baby

    September 14, 2018Lifestyle, My 1st..., Uncategorised

    There are few experiences more unique in life than pregnancy. Even with the waves of morning sickness, weeks of swollen feet and occasional bouts of random food aversions, most women testify that carrying a child is the greatest achievement of their life. Those special nine months do have a tendency to go by very quick though and it is not uncommon for women to reach their last few weeks of pregnancy and still feel completely unprepared for meeting their …

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    How To Keep A Toddler’s Sleep Routine When You Have A New Baby

    September 7, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life

    It’s a well-known fact that sweet dreams are made of the perfect night-time routine… which might explain why getting little ones to sleep is often so difficult! Evenings with toddlers generally don’t have a singular pattern and that can make getting them to switch off a hard task when night-time comes around. Sleep can get even harder for toddlers (and parents!) when there’s a newborn around because although the excitement which surrounds a fresh addition is wonderful, …

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    How to Swaddle your Baby (VIDEO)

    September 5, 2018Events, Lifestyle

    Swaddling seems to be a buzzword at the moment, but it isn’t a new tradition in fact it’s centuries old. The reason we tend to wrap babies in this way is to ensure they stay warm, secure and comfortable, replicating the pressure of the womb. The act of swaddling doesn’t come without controversy, but with many industry experts showing the link between swaddling and a good night’s sleep it is no wonder that many of us …

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    How To Prepare for the First Day of School

    August 24, 2018Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Every milestone in parenthood is magical, yet there is something about your little one starting school that marks a moment more special than most. Maybe it’s the realisation that they’re taking their first independent leap into the big world, or it’s because it’s the first time many parents realise their little one isn’t so little anymore – whatever the reason, watching your child enter the school gates for the first time is all at once exciting and …

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    The Best Family Picnic Spots in The Uk

    August 1, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Who doesn’t love a picnic? Putting down a blanket and tucking into tasty sandwiches and juicy strawberries with the sun shining down – it really is the best feeling. If you love to dine al fresco you’re in luck as the heatwave shows no signs of leaving. Whether you live in the North of England or the South West coastline we have found a spot for your family to enjoy a yummy picnic.

    Heaton Park – …

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    FLEUR DE FORCE | PLAYTIME

    July 27, 2018Celebrity, Lifestyle

    So today marks River’s 7 month ‘birthday’. Our sixth month together has been one of highs, lows and mostly… play time! Our little lady is learning new tricks by the day, just this week mastering raspberry blowing, head shaking and pushing herself up onto all fours. The latter means that crawling definitely isn’t far off, which slightly terrifies me – I definitely need to get baby-proofing the house ASAP! The raspberry blowing also seemed cute …

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