• Let’s get organised with Organised by Charlotte

    September 16, 2020Advice, How to, Lifestyle

    With all of the excitement of the new school year, September is a good time to really get organised. No matter how old we get, we can never quite shake that ‘1st day of school’ feeling, and we are certainly never too old to stop learning. Professional organiser and interior stylist Charlotte Sitton (@organisedbycharlotte) is here to share her expert tips for a tidier home (no matter how many toys they leave around the house!) 

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  • Bringing home a new baby: what should you expect?

    September 4, 2020Advice, Information, Parenting, Real life

    No matter how many books you read or how much advice you hear, the day you bring your baby home will change your life in ways that you could never predict. Your capacity for love will stretch bigger than you ever imagined, but with this increase in emotion will come unexpected anxieties and new worries.

    It doesn’t matter if this is your 1st, 3rd or even your 8th baby, each newborn arrives with a brand new …

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  • Back to School: How to have a Happy Return

    August 31, 2020Advice, Parenting, Real life

    Given that many children won’t have been in school for six months, going back this September will be a huge transition – for us parents too. Especially for those like my own daughter Jessie, who is starting school for the first time. 

    So with the return to school planned for 3rd September how can we best prepare for a happy, confident and calm return?

    Tip 1: Help children prepare emotionally for going back.

    A big transition can …

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  • 5 Mum’s share their thoughts on their child’s first day of school

    August 28, 2020Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Starting school is daunting for even the most independent of four/five year olds, not to mention the rollercoaster of emotions us as parents go through.  Combining how inexplicably proud we are of the little learner we have grown and cherished mixed with the feeling of loss of our best-friend who will now see more of their teacher than they will us. This year more than ever it’ll be a tougher transition after spending most of …

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  • Back to School: What to expect in September

    August 27, 2020Information, Parenting, Real life

    September is coming and schools are reopening, but what will that look like this year?

    We know that this is a stressful time for everyone, especially for parents and your little ones.

    To make things easier, we are breaking down some of these new measures with some straightforward advice to help you to make sense of this ‘new normal’.

    For general information, the government has released guidelines for getting everyone back to school …

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  • Back to School: How to choose a backpack

    August 18, 2020How to

    Are you ready for the back to school rush? Help your little one to make a big change this September with a personalised backpack to carry not just their belongings, but also a little piece of their personality. We have put together this quick guide to help you choose the perfect backpack to help make this new school year the best one yet. 

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  • Back to school: What to pack for the 1st Day!

    August 12, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Real life

    As schools prepare to reopen in September, it is more important than ever to feel prepared for your little one’s 1st day. Whether they are just starting at nursery or heading back to start big kid school, that 1st day will be a bit more difficult this year. 

    Before the big day comes, make sure you are familiar and comfortable with whatever your little one’s school or nursery have planned for the new term. Talk things …

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    How to make your baby feel safe and secure whilst sleeping

    July 31, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Uncategorised

     

     

    Written by: Baby Sleep Expert Jo Tantum, on behalf of Purflo

    The safest most secure place for your baby was inside your womb. All cosy and tucked up , they were the soft sides of the womb all around them. It’s no wonder then that when your baby is born they can be very unsettled unless they are in your arms. And as much as we would love to spend all day and night …

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