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    Picnic at home in 5 easy steps!

    May 21, 2020Advice, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    This week, we’re bringing you our top tips to enjoy the outdoors indoors with a picnic at home. Lockdown is still in action and unfortunately many of us don’t have access to our own outside space – but you can still enjoy your favourite spring activities at home! This bank holiday weekend, do something different with your extra time and follow these 5 easy ideas to enjoy the perfect picnic at home. 

    1 – Make some …

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    Keep up your kids’ playdate during lockdown

    May 19, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Lockdown is dragging on and kids arehome all day; the prospect of little ones being reunited with their friends feels increasingly  distant. Don’t despair – there are still ways you can help your children stay connected. Thanks to the magic of modern technology, it’s easier than you might think to organise a playdate online and give your kids a chance to laugh, play and hang out with their favourite little people. 

    1. Choose your platform 

    For 1 on …

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    How to make playdough at home

    May 12, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Between us, how are you finding having the whole family at home? With shops shut and delivery services reduced, it’s not easy to find new ways to entertain the kids. With days rolling into weeks, it’s time to get crafty and make some playdough! 

    If you’ve been lucky enough to get hold of some flour then we have a surprisingly simple idea for you. Keep little hands busy and out of trouble with some homemade playdough. …

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    Printable window posters to colour in at home

    May 7, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Send a message of hope to everyone in your neighbourhood with these printable window posters. With lockdown extended, we’ve got another easy activity to occupy your little ones AND cheer up passers. These posters can be printed, coloured in and stuck to your window to provide a welcome pop of colour and creativity to everyone around you on their daily walk. With 3 designs to choose from, kids can pick their favourite or colour in …

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    Printable Activity Dice to keep kids happy at home

    May 5, 2020Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    If you’re having trouble thinking up new ideas to entertain your little ones, we’ve got you covered. To keep your kids busy during lockdown, we’ve designed these easy-to-use activity dice. These dice can be printed, coloured in and stuck together to provide hours of fun at home.

    To use, simply:

    Print off the dice on A4 paper.
    Cut out around the outline of the template.
    Colour in the squares in your favourite colours. 
    Fold along each line and glue the …

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    How to pay it forward during lockdown

    April 27, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    These days it’s more important than ever to be kind but it can feel harder than ever to pay this kindness forward. Whereas a couple of months ago you could have bought a friend a coffee or perhaps a slice of cake for someone behind you in a cafe queue, as we stay home our opportunities to be generous feel ever more limited. 

    What does it mean to pay it forward? 

    To put it simply, paying it …

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    How to host a virtual Baby Shower

    April 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Things To Do

    Since the day you found out that your loved one was pregnant, you’ve probably been planning a Baby Shower to celebrate their new little life. Unfortunately, with the arrival of Covid-19, things may be feeling a little scarier than you expected and for expectant parents, the support of those around them can seem so far away. While we socially distance, there are ways to feel closer than ever to the people who mean the most …

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    5 ways to stay grounded in times of uncertainty with Anna Mathur

    April 8, 2020Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

    Hi there. I’m Anna Mathur, mum of three (ages 1, 3, 5), Psychotherapist and author of Mind over Mother – Every Mum’s guide to worry and anxiety in the first year.

    Well, hasn’t life changed so quickly? One week we’re getting our heads around social distancing, and the next it seems like a lot of the world has shut down altogether. I don’t know about you, but here, emotions are running high, and there is little …

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