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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…

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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…

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How to transition your toddler from a cot to a bed [AD]

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…

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Finally…WiFi that works for all the family in every room of the house (and even the garden too)

These days pretty much everything at home relies on WiFi. From our mobile phones, laptops and iPads, to our Smart TVs, Alexa Home Assistants, baby monitors and even our thermostats, they’re all constantly plugged in to the WiFi network. Which is totally fine if you’re home alone with just a device or two…

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Our bathroom transformation – from Victorian water closet to modern family bathroom

We’ve always been so unlucky with our bathrooms. In our little old London flat, we had a tiny windowless L-shaped bathroom with just enough space for a bath, small sink and loo squeezed in. But I’m not exaggerating when I say; you pretty much had to keep the door open while using it…

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