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Toasty Toddlers – the best cold weather gear to keep your little one warm this winter

With snow forecast up and down the country this week, and a severe bout of bronchiolitis knocking down our little ones left, right and centre, anyone hoping we’d seen the back of winter will be sorely disappointed. Dashing any hopes of an early spring, unfortunately this February looks set to be one of the coldest on record, making it more…

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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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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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First flight with a baby? Everything you need to know…

I’m not going to sugar coat it for you…going on a flight with a baby is no fun. No fun at all. Even if you have the perfect chilled out baby, that has a watertight routine and falls asleep at the click of your fingers, as soon as you get on a plane, all that preparation goes out the window.…

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Weaning – everything you’ll possibly need to start your baby on solids

There’s no denying the signs. He’s no longer fully satisfied by a bottle. He shoves anything and everything he can get his little hands on into his mouth. He gazes longingly at you anytime you dare to eat in his vicinity. It can only mean one thing…it’s time to start our weaning journey and introduce this baba to big boy…

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