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Parenting isn’t a race: a poem for parents who are bored of the Baby Olympics

As parents, it’s tempting to compare your baby’s progress and development against other babies you know around the same age. We’re all guilty of joining this rat race, but nine times out of ten, doing so just makes you worry. Because however well your little pride and joy is doing, there’s always going…

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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…

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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,…

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Could hygge reduce the stress of life with a new baby?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll be familiar with hygge, the untranslatable Danish concept of cosiness and quality time that’s been sending lifestyle bloggers into a frenzy for longer than I care to remember. But while many of us hard-nosed Brits (myself included) may think of ourselves…

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Perceptions of fatherhood are outdated and have to change

Let me just come straight out with it. I firmly believe that dads today are more actively involved in their children’s upbringing than at any other time throughout history. And yet, despite modern man’s significantly enhanced co-parenting role, perceptions of what fatherhood actually entails remain stubbornly stuck in the past. In the media…

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