• Good News in the World of Parenting #2

    June 19, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting

    The beginning of the new month saw temperatures soar as the UK was blessed with the hottest two weeks of the year so far. BBQs, sunbathing and picnics in the park were on our to-do list – we hope you got involved with the fun too. Every week we’ll be bringing you a roundup of the top news stories from the world of parenting to bring a smile to you and your family’s faces!

    Finally! The …

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  • “I had a baby during lockdown, what do I do now?”: How to introduce your pandemic baby to the outside world

    June 17, 2021Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Lockdown restrictions are ending and the country is reopening, so what does that mean for you and your baby? At stage three of the end of lockdown roadmap, you can meet friends, invite people into your home, take your children to soft play and meet indoors in small groups. As a pandemic new parent, you might be feeling more anxious than most about reentering the world and how much your life has changed. To help …

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  • What not to say to new parents (and what to say instead!)

    June 14, 2021Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Now that lockdown is easing and we can see our friends and family again, you might be getting ready to finally spend some time with your sibling, cousin or friend who has recently welcomed a new baby. Like many of us, you might be feeling a bit nervous about this new interaction or even experiencing some social anxiety about being with people face-to-face. 

    Many new parents are already very busy worrying about when to feed their …

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  • How to celebrate Dad’s first Father’s Day

    June 8, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting

    Dad’s first Father’s Day will always be the most memorable, but there are steps that you can take to ensure that it’s the most special. While your little one isn’t old enough to tell Dad just how grateful they are to tell them yet, this year is about you showing him how much his partnership has meant to you through the early months of parenthood. Keep reading for our favourite ways to show first-time fathers …

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  • Great nickname choices for grandparents

    June 5, 2021Advice, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Deciding which nickname you want your grandchildren to call you can be tough, especially if you don’t yet feel old enough to really be a grandparent. Whatever you choose, will become your name for the rest of your life but this process doesn’t need to be stressful – it can actually be fun! Some families have traditional nicknames for their grandparents that have been passed down through the generations. Others use modern and trendy nicknames …

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  • How to celebrate Pride Month as a family

    June 3, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    June is Pride Month, the perfect opportunity to open up conversations with your children about LGBTQ+ topics. Whether you’re part of the community or actively raising a family of little allies, Pride isn’t just an event, it’s an ongoing effort to recognise, accept and celebrate love in all its forms. After a year of lockdowns, it feels more important than ever to open up to the people around us and to raise our children in …

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  • The best UK family staycations to book now

    May 19, 2021Lifestyle

    This summer, it’s all about the Great British Staycation! With such a limited Government-sanctioned Green List of countries suitable for foreign travel, it’s time to look inwards to what our own island has to offer and luckily for us, there’s a lot! From beautiful beachy breaks to exciting city trips, you might be surprised by what you find on home turf. To take some of the stress out of organising your summer staycation, we’ve rounded …

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  • The best green-list friendly family holiday spots to book this summer

    May 18, 2021Lifestyle

    Two words guaranteed to make you smile: international holidays! Yes, after so long in lockdown, Brits will finally be able to take a Covid-safe holiday abroad. Following the government’s preliminary ‘Green list’ announcement, from May 17th, we will be able to visit a handful of countries across the globe without an enforced quarantine upon return. New travel safety measures for these countries will include the completion of a Passenger Location Form, pre-departure tests at your …

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