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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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    Top Tips for Flying with Children

    July 25, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    So, you’ve had your first holiday abroad as a family booked for some time, but as it gets closer to your first time flying with children the fear has crept in. As the weeks progress you remember that flight you had pre-children where a baby cried the entire way, or the time your friend told you about her son peeing himself in his seat and you’re suddenly regretting not booking a nice weekend in Brighton. …

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    6 Tips for Taking Beautiful Holiday Photos of Your Children

    July 23, 2018Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words and Images by Suzi Mitchell of Little White Photography

    Holiday photos are so important, they’re an opportunity to capture some of our most precious memories for our children to look back on. Whether you’re going abroad or having a staycation in the UK, that time together as a family is priceless.  Plus the photos you capture will always be there to remind you and your children of the time you spent together. The games you’d play …

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