Parenting Help & Advice

The worry never ends however old your child is so here are some really helpful tips written by real mums for parenting your baby and beyond.

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How can parents alleviate bullying?

According to a shocking new survey conducted by the YMCA, over half of the children in England and Wales are bullied. Bullying has always been prevalent amongst young people, but since the dawn of the all-seeing, all-commenting, all-tweeting eagle eye of social media, this behaviour now has the capacity to…

shy toddler
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How to deal with a clingy toddler

Clinginess will blight most toddlers in varying degrees. Perhaps your little one is always firmly rooted in your lap, or follows your around the house 24/7, to the extent you can’t even do laundry alone, let alone use the bathroom? Oh, and play dates – you can forget them. She’s…

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Going on holiday? Here’s the ultimate travelling checklist for your toddler

Family holidays call for relaxing, bonding, and escaping the toils of modern day life.  Besides packing your summer dresses, sandals, and sunnies, you’ll also need to do a lot of prep if you’re travelling with a tot. In fact, you may be surprised to learn just how much it takes…

7 tips to help your child sleep in their own cot
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7 tips to help your child sleep in their own cot

If you’re reading this, you most probably co-sleep. The risks, the benefits, the safety advice of co-sleeping, it’s all there to be read up on. The opinions of others, also there to be welcomed, or ignored. There are some parents that absolutely love co-sleeping and will do it for as…

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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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Top 5 Essentials for Weaning

When it comes to weaning your baby, it can be really exciting with all the new flavours and textures they’re about to try and in all honesty, it can be rather daunting too. It’s a huge milestone so you’ll want to do what is right for both you and your…

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Winter Survival Hacks For Your Family

We know that ‘run-down-feeling’: your body aches, your throat tickles, and you just can’t think straight. You’re getting sick. And sickness can spread like wildfire in your family, especially amongst little ones with their teeny tiny immune systems. But don’t despair. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to keep everyone…

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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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It’s a boy! Popular baby boy names for 2018

Choosing a name for your baby boy isn’t always a straightforward task, especially when you have plenty of other things on your mind during pregnancy (read: endless clothes-buying, baby shower-planning and nursery- decorating). As far as names go, you’re spoilt for choice: do you go for classic or unconventional? Gender neutral or biblical?…

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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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It’s a girl! Popular baby girl names for 2018

The big day is nearing. You’ve brushed up on all your baby knowledge at NCT. You’ve got a wardrobe chocker-full of gorgeous garments. And you’re adding the final touches to baby’s room. It’s all coming together quite nicely. But how much thought have you given to your little girl’s name?…