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You have to go see OVO…the new family spectacular from Cirque du Soleil!

There are blog perks. But then there are BLOG PERKS! And as perks go, they don’t come much bigger than getting invited to the opening night of Cirque du Soleil’s incredible new family-friendly production, OVO, at the Royal Albert Hall. Having thrilled more than 5 million people worldwide since the production premiered in Montreal in 2009, OVO (meaning “egg” in…

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Rediscovering Marks & Spencer this Christmas – our festive favourites for all the family

Of all the shops in the world, there isn’t one that I’ve spent more hours of my life in, than Marks & Spencer. I should start off by saying though that well over half of these hours were, without doubt, against my will. From birth and well into my teens – as the youngest of four siblings – I was…

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FANCY WINNING £1,000 CASH TO GO ON AN ADVENTURE?

When you’re a kid, every day is an adventure. One minute you’re a pirate, sailing the seven seas and fighting off giant squid. The next, you’re a police officer, chasing down a gang of robbers after the heist of the century. Before morphing into an astronaut (in a cardboard rocket), counting down from 10 and blasting into space. Your imagination…

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PARENT MONEY SAVING TIPS: Relax, recharge and you could save thousands of £££ in the process!

There’s no two ways about it. Having kids is bloody expensive. The bills start racking up before they’re even born, as you fill your home with random pieces of (usually) bulky and (always) expensive baby kit that everyone says you SIMPLY MUST have (but which, invariably, they grow out of within a matter of months). Then, once they arrive, while…

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Time flies when you’re having…KIDS!

Whoever said “time flies when you’re having fun”, clearly wasn’t a parent. Because for us humble child-rearing folk, time doesn’t just fly by. It literally whizzes past at the speed of light, in a blur of pooey nappies, baby-led food fights and sleepless nights, to the point where you can hardly remember what you did last night, let alone six…

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