• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 8 Mums share their positive birth stories

    March 12, 2021Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Real life

    If you’re expecting a baby in 2021, you may already be feeling a little uneasy about childbirth. There’s something about a pregnancy announcement that suddenly prompts well-meaning friends, family and even strangers to share every birth-related horror story they have heard on the wind. Sometimes scary, often gruesome and rarely reassuring, conversation around childbirth tends to focus on the risks and what could go wrong rather than the joy that can come from it. In …

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  • 4 ways to enjoy a cosy family weekend at home

    January 27, 2021Lifestyle, Things To Do

    January is never an easy month: it’s still dark, it’s getting colder and this year we are spending even more time at home indoors. While there is a lot of pressure on us to be more active and make big lifestyle changes, this year a little self care can go a long way. Stress levels are high and moods are low, we could all do with a duvet day (or week…) So, round up your …

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  • Parental Self-care: Why It’s Important For You And Your Children And How To Fit It In Whilst Parenting In A Pandemic

    January 18, 2021Advice, How to, Information, Parenting

    When my three-year-old told me that he needed a poo yesterday I gave a little cheer. Not because potty training has been difficult, but because it would give me 5 minutes much needed break from his incessant chatter! My jubilation made me realise that I spend so much time attending to my children that I barely notice my own needs.  

    Being with our little ones brings great joy, but parenting can be relentless and exhausting.  We …

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