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    Four Fun Halloween Snack Ideas for Kids!

    October 13, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words, photography & Recipes by Ciara Attwell – My Fussy Eater

    Halloween seems to be getting bigger and bigger every year and I for one love it! I think it’s a great opportunity to get a bit creative with food and to get kids interested in and excited about what they are eating. But don’t worry, themed food doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. Here’s four super simple ideas you can make for a Halloween …

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    WHAT IS HYPNOBIRTHING? DEBUNKING THE MYTHS!

    October 7, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Written by Siobhan Miller, Founder of The Postitive Birthing Company

    Hypnobirthing needs a rebrand. I think most, if not all, hypnobirthing teachers – as well as the Mums and Dads who attend courses – would agree.

    The word ‘hypnobirthing’ conjures up images of swinging timepieces and grown adults clucking like chickens at the click of someone’s fingers, apparently unable to exert any self-control under the spell of hypnosis. In any case most people think it will involve …

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    Sleep Tips for Babies and Children of Different Ages

    September 22, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Words by Jenna Wilson – Little Dreams Consultancy 

    It’s often tricky to know how to get your little, or big, one to settle and sleep well at nap and bedtime. Sleep is incredibly important to all children, especially for their growth and development. I’ve put together my top tips to help your children, whatever their age, to settle and sleep well!

    Sleep Tips for Newborns

    If you’re a new mum or dad, then I’m sure you’ve …

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    Four Picnic Ideas for Fussy Eaters

    August 14, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words, photography & Recipes by Ciara Attwell – My Fussy Eater

    Feeding fussy little eaters can be stressful but summer is the perfect time to get out and about and enjoy some al-fresco eating in the garden or at the park. Children are more likely to respond well to food in a fun and relaxed environment, so make the most of this good weather by taking your food outside!

    Here’s my four favourite picnic recipes to …

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    Travelling Light With Children

    July 5, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Words & Photography By Katie, Travel & Lifestyle Blogger at Mummy, Daddy Me

    We absolutely love to travel with our three young children but often we are met with intrigued questions or statements. Things like ‘Do you find it stressful travelling with three of them?’ or ‘You are brave taking three of them on an airplane’. Of course travelling with little ones isn’t the same as going away before kids, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. …

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    Things I’d Like to Teach My Children

    June 7, 2017Lifestyle, Loved By You, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Written By Jamie Day

    Gosh, where do I start? Well, there’s all the cliché things that every father has an unwritten duty to teach their children: I’m talking about the classics such as teaching my daughter Edie, who’s 4, to learn to ride her bike without stabilisers, swim without armbands and know that 4am is not a good time to tell me she needs a wee. Then there’s my son Arlo, who’s 18 months, who I’d …

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    Everything You need to know about Baby Led Weaning From Annabel Karmel

    May 31, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Written by Annabel Karmel

    Weaning is an exciting milestone for you and your baby. At around the 6 month mark parents are starting to try and get their heads around the wonderful world of weaning. There is so much conflicting advice out there so I promise you are not alone if you’re feeling apprehensive – it’s only natural!

    While lots of parents start out with simple smooth purees, baby-led weaning has never been more popular and …

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    World Autism Awareness Week With Blogger Clare Lee

    March 29, 2017Lifestyle, Loved By You, Meet The Expert, Uncategorised

    This week is the National Autistic Society’s ‘World Autism Awareness Week’, and in aid of raising awareness for such an important cause our Blogger Friend Clare Lee has written a post for our blog, discussing her own experience with her Son’s Autism diagnoses.

    Welcome to the World…

    My little lad was born on the 28th of March 2013, ironically during ‘Autism Awareness week’. Besides the long labour, Riley being tongue tied, jaundice and the pink marks that …

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