• Our Surrogacy Journey Part 2: TwoDadsUK

    June 11, 2021Information, Parenting, Real life

    This is part two of Michael and Wes’ story. Click here to read Part 1.

    Finding an egg donor 

    The exciting next step was finding a clinic that worked for us all. We chose one that had a great LGBTQ surrogacy programme and with a team that made us feel at ease. The next mission was asking the clinic to source us an egg donor that met our criteria. Most clinics have a …

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  • 14 Questions to ask your kids for Father’s Day

    June 9, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting

    With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to celebrate Dad and everything your little ones love about him. We all know that kids are nothing if not honest, so let’s find out what they really think. From silly to sweet, we’ve put together some easy questions to ask your children ahead of Dad’s big day. Simply ask the questions and film their answers for a funny (and hopefully heartwarming gift) that will make …

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  • Our Surrogacy Journey Part 1: TwoDadsUK share their journey to parenthood

    June 5, 2021Information, Parenting, Real life

    Trigger warning; Contains information on Infertility, Birth and IVF Failure

    I’m Michael and I’m married to Wes. We met by complete chance in June 2012 at Birmingham Pride no less, both single and not looking for a relationship, and pretty much from our first meeting I knew I’d met someone that was going to take my life into a direction that I’d been waiting for. Four months later (I know, right!) we were engaged …

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  • Good News in the World of Parenting #1

    May 29, 2021Information, Parenting, Real life

    Last week was a big week for the UK as many things finally started to open up and change for the better. For many, family life has more or less returned to normal. 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!

    The moment we’ve all been waiting for: we can finally hug our loved ones again! …

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  • How to (re)decorate your baby’s nursery

    April 9, 2021Advice, How to

    Before your child is even born, their nursery will already be the most important room in your home. This is a sanctuary for your growing family, where you nurture your new arrival, from early morning cuddles to late night feeds and midday naps. Even though they may not initially spend their nights here, the nursery is an important space for little babies to rest, play and grow so that they can achieve important milestones and …

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  • What parents need to know about Autism and how you can find the right support

    April 1, 2021Advice, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life

    By Amber McMorrow (@TheAutismMammy)

    Firstly, hello! My name is Amber. I am a mum to a beautiful little girl called Leah, who is three and has autism. 

    You may have heard of the term ‘Autism’. You might not really know what it is. I sure didn’t before I had Leah! So today, on Autism Awareness Day, I would like to tell you a bit about Autism.

    Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that usually appears …

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  • How to find the best bedtime story for your child

    March 10, 2021Advice, Gift Guides, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

     

    Bedtime stories are a magical thing that help children of all ages to get a good night’s sleep (and for their parents to get some peace and quiet at the end of the day) Full of fantasy, adventure and that all-important happy ending, bedtime stories are an opportunity for families to unwind, engage and strengthen their special bond. If you’re looking for a new title to add to your weekly roster or simply bored of …

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  • The benefits of play (and the best toys to use!)

    February 17, 2021Parenting, Things To Do

    With schools, nurseries and workplaces mostly closed, parents may be feeling a lot of pressure to keep their children entertained at home. For most of us, home-schooling our children is a challenge, one that feels especially intimidating at the moment. Luckily for little ones, playtime at home can provide a lot of the same educational fun as your toddler’s most-missed nursery activities – all you need is a few of their favourite toys. So, if …

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