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    GETTING RID OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES | PARENT EDITION

    August 15, 2018Uncategorised

    Nothing seems to go quicker than time when you’re a parent. One day, you’re rocking your baby to sleep whilst humming their favourite lullaby and the next… they’re walking, talking and off to start big school! Whilst it’s an incredible moment to see your children hit the milestone of entering education, it can oft-times also be a very difficult period – for you as much as your little one. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, a …

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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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    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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    How to get your baby’s sleep routine back after jetlag

    July 20, 2018Uncategorised

    No-one likes jet lag. More formally defined as flight fatigue, the unpleasant combination of symptoms that follow travelling across time zones (loss of appetite, headaches, insomnia and nausea) can often be so irritating, they render the first few days of a holiday null, whilst you desperately wait to feel back to normal. Dealing with this change in your body is never easy but it’s particularly hard when you’ve got a little one who’s also experiencing …

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    The last minute guide to family staycations in the UK

    July 18, 2018Uncategorised

    When it comes to family holidays this summer there is no need to jet off somewhere exotic when the UK is full of scenic countryside, beautiful beaches and fun activities. With the school holidays fast approaching and the British weather being miraculously warm right now there is no time like the present to book a last minute staycation. Whether you’re looking for a little luxury or a camping trip we have our top picks of …

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    Adventures To Have In Your Garden

    June 28, 2018Things To Do

    It seems the great British Summer has done it again! Just when we were ready to give up and pack our sunnies away for next year, the sun has finally made the appearance we’d all been hoping for and we couldn’t be happier! According to most news outlets, the sunshine is here to stay and that means it’s time to get properly into the warm weather spirit. Not only does that require stocking up on the several bottles of sunscreen you’ve been meaning to …

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    Fleur De Force | Little Toes in The Sand & Our First Father’s Day!

    June 22, 2018Celebrity, Uncategorised

    WORDS AND IMAGES BY FLEUR DE FORCE

    RIVER TURNS SIX MONTHS

    So little River is six months old! The main thing I’ve noticed this month is that people have stopped looking at me with that sympathetic face and asking if she’s sleeping through the night, maybe touching my hand and saying ‘how are you?’ (because maybe my eye bags are giving me away?! Or probably because I’m not wearing makeup that day as I haven’t …

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    My 1st Years’ Staff Top Picks of the Summer Sale

    June 21, 2018Uncategorised

    The summer sale is upon us, and with so many amazing items to choose from it can be difficult to decide which items are the best! Often with sale periods we can end up purchasing things we don’t really love, but the My 1st Years summer sale is the perfect time to buy gifts for upcoming children’s birthdays, christenings or (if you’re super organised) even Christmas! But if you still need a little guidance as …

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