• What we’re looking forward to this month

    October 1, 2021Celebrate with us, Parenting, Things To Do

    October is an exciting month for all! It marks the start of long walks in warm clothes, delicious recipes and all things spooky. However you enjoy spending your time during the autumn months, we’re sure to have something you’ll love or perhaps a new tradition for you to try out. Here’s our list of what we’re looking forward to in October and why it’s important to take time to enjoy this delightfully spooky season. 

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  • Unusual Names for Autumn Babies

    September 28, 2021Advice, Inspiration, Parents-to-be, Real life

    Autumn is the season of golden crunchy leaves, pumpkin spiced lattes, and long walks in warm clothes. The most popular time to have a baby is between the September to November months and birth rates tend to rise during this period every year. With so many baby names to choose from, seasonal themed names offer parents a variety of quirky yet meaningful ones to draw from. 

    Here’s our list of unusual Autumnal baby names …

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  • Everything you need to know about baby’s first smile

    July 2, 2021Advice, Information, Parenting, Real life

    After a long few weeks of crying, feeding and dirty nappies, all you want is to see your baby smile. More than a precious moment, this first smile is the first and most adorable sign your little one will show you that they are not just healthy, but happy. 

    Yes, you read that right. A surprising fact that most people don’t know is that unborn babies can already make a smile in utero. While these may …

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  • Good News in the World of Parenting #3

    June 27, 2021Celebrate with us, Parenting, Real life

    We hope you had a fantastic day on Father’s Day this year, whether you had a chill day at home or went all out to show dad how much you appreciate him! Now that it’s officially summer, and there’s only a few weeks of school left, things are looking up for you, parents. Every week we are bringing you a roundup of the top news stories from the world of parenting to bring a smile …

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  • All about the milestones that matter when your baby is in the NICU

    June 22, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Information, Real life

    If your baby is born early or unwell it can make all the difference to celebrate every milestone reached. Families often tell Bliss, our charity partner for babies born premature or sick, that marking these milestones through memory boxes, journals and baby cards had a positive impact at a worrying time. Here’s two parents’ experiences of this time, using Bliss’ milestone cards.

    Our baby boy Alisdair made a very early entrance into the world at 27 …

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  • 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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  • Expert parenting advice: for newborn to 4 months

    June 18, 2021Advice, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life

    For the first 4 months a routine is more about laying some good foundations, you are still getting to know your baby and understand their individual needs. We advocate that any routine should work for you and your family and that you shouldn’t feel pressure to conform to other people’s ideals. 

    There are, however, a few things that you can look out for that will help you determine what sort of routine will work for your …

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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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