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Born In Lockdown – Having A Baby During COVID

* Written in partnership with Mamas and Papas, providing all the latest guidance and support out there for new parents preparing to have a lockdown baby * I really feel for all the soon-to-be mums and dads out there expecting a lockdown baby during the current COVID-19 pandemic. This should be a time for planning, nesting, and getting increasingly excited…

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Dress like a dad – My Must-Haves from M&S this autumn

It took me a long time to find my own personal style. Looking back at old family photo albums, there have certainly been a lot of cringe-worthy fashion misses along the way; which, I now realise, usually happened when I tried to look like someone I wanted to be, rather than who I actually was. Like my skater look of…

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Why dads aren’t taking up shared parental leave (but why we all should)

One of my greatest regrets since becoming a father was not taking shared parental leave when I had the chance. Like many new dads before me, not fully aware of what I was legally entitled to and worried about how a long stint off work might be perceived by my boss, I lumped for the standard two weeks paternity leave.…

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New Baby Bootcamp – 26 insider tips & tricks all new parents need to know…

Having your first baby is like venturing into the abyss; unchartered territory that even the most well-read new parents among us can never be fully prepared for. Regardless of whether you’re an experienced uncle or aunt, have loads of friends with kids or own every baby book under the sun, each and every newborn is unique and (unfortunately) doesn’t come…

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12 teething toys you can find (for free) around the house

As every new parent knows, trying to predict which toys your baby will love (and which they’ll throw behind the sofa, never to be seen again) is impossible to predict. Nine times out of ten, you’ll buy your little one a new toy – lauded as a multi-sensory sensation that’s loved by all babies that come into contact with it…

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