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How to talk to your family about money, wealth, wills and inheritance (and everything in between) without feeling awkward

Hands up if you feel awkward talking to your family about money. Yup? Me too. And how about conversations with your parents and elderly relatives about things like their wills, care preferences and inheritance? Again, it’s a hard yes from me. It all just feels a bit too close to home. Discussing my personal financial worries with the family over…

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The 15 cutest, most useful and thoughtful baby gifts for new parents

* Thoughtful baby gifts guide written in partnership with Mamas & Papas * If the countless pregnancy and new baby announcements on my Instagram feed are anything to go by, it seems like everyone has been making the most of their time together in lockdown, and we’re well and truly seeing the COVID baby boom that so many people predicted…

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The best double buggy for outdoorsy families

We’ve had quite a few prams over the years, but the brand we keep going back to is phil&teds. We first got one when Rosie went back to work after maternity leave – a banged-up second hand old beauty – as we needed a double buggy for the child minder who looked after Teddy and his cousin at the time.…

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Gardening tips – 8 jobs to do in your garden before winter hits

Fellow green fingered gardeners of the UK. As you’ll well know, British Summer Time has come to an end. The clocks have gone back. The dark nights have drawn in. And Monty Don and the Gardener’s World crew have left a gaping hole in our Friday night TV schedule and gone into hibernation until the spring. Which can only mean…

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How to transition your toddler from a cot to a bed

Every baby is different and develops at their own pace. Some are snugglers, who love the comfort and security of their cot. Others are adventurers, who like to climb, explore, and can’t be contained. But as a parent, you’ll instinctively know when your little one is ready to make the transition out of their cot and into a proper bed.…

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