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Baby’s First Christmas – How to Survive

This year we’ll be celebrating Baby’s First Christmas with our second son, Freddie who has just turned 11 months old. Having enjoyed a first Christmas with our first son, Olly back in 2013 I have a little experience on my side and this year things will be a little different….

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10 Signs your Baby is Turning into a Toddler

I probably speak for a lot of first-time mums when I say that one day my tiny newborn was cooing and gurgling on his back, the next he was following me into the toilet. There certainly wasn’t any preparing for it, and now it’s happening, you just have to sort…

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Making Christmas Magical for Children – Seven Fun Activities to Make the Festive Season Extra Special

Now we are into November, Christmas is just around the corner. It will soon be time to dust off those decorations and start thinking about making Christmas magical for your children. These are some fun activities to help make the festive season extra special. Make a Christmas Eve Box Christmas…

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Reasons You Might Want to Find Out the Gender of Your Baby

Finding out the gender of your baby in advance seems to have become quite a divisive topic in recent years. Some people have strong feelings about whether it is right to find out the sex of a baby in advance, and some just feel it’s nicer to keep it a…

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How to Cope when you have a Super Clingy Child

I’ve experienced both fierce independence and intense clinginess in my children; and, rather oddly,  in the same child. I recently wrote about how I’d felt completely defeated by my infant daughter being entirely uninterested in me, always choosing her daddy over mummy – despite the fact she’s breastfed: I was…

Top Ten Things You Really Need in the First Year
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Top Ten Things You Really Need in the First Year

During pregnancy, especially if you’re on the Insta-Mum hype, you’ll find you’ll be inundated with “BUY ME, YOU NEED ME” type posts from brands with their products. I am due to become a Mum of three in December and over the past four years of Motherhood I have found that…

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Easing the Transition to Preschool or Reception

I wasn’t really expecting to be writing this post so far into our daughter, Pixie’s, preschool career. She’s just turned four and now been attending for a year. However it transpires that just because a child has previously been settled, it doesn’t necessarily follow that they’ll remain so. Unfortunately we…

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5 Ways to Strengthen your Baby’s Bond with the Other Parent

It can be difficult and upsetting to come to terms with the fact that your baby is more content with one parent over the other. It’s a hard situation for both parents to be in, with lots of new mums and dads feeling like they are doing something wrong and…

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5 Top Tips to Survive the Summer Holiday

I’ve written several times about my lack of love for the six weeks holidays, but the truth is that it’s not the summer break I despise at all – it’s noise and crowds. Enforced time with my girls which I’d otherwise spend working is actually a blessing – it’s the reason…

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Top 5 Tips for Flying with your Child

I’m not a nervous flyer, I’m usually very organised. I’ll ensure I have a power bank or some form of charger for my devices, I’ll download movies to my phone or iPad to keep me amused, and I make sure I have snacks and a drink, so it’s basically like…

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Top 5 Tips for Introducing Older Siblings to a New Baby

Telling your children their going to be a brother or sister is both exciting and nerve wracking. How will they take the news? Will they accept the news and look forward to it or will they worry about the threat of a new sibling stealing their parents attention? What will…

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Top Tips for a Day at the Beach with the Kids

Living in Bournemouth, we are very fortunate to have some brilliant beaches right here on our doorstep. The children love heading down with their buckets and spades and wiling the time away in the sand. Whether you live near the sea or planning a summer trip, here are my top…