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Why I’m celebrating kindness milestones with my boys

As parents, it’s easy to get obsessed with how your child is developing compared to their peers. When you see other parents online, proudly posting photos of their perfect babies, smiling, sleeping through the night, talking, crawling, counting, taking those tentative first steps (while yours seems a million miles away from doing these things), it’s natural to worry that your…

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The sixth trimester of parenthood – have you experienced it yet?

From the moment you see those two blue lines on the pregnancy test, the trimesters begin. The first is by far the slowest, a mixture of fear and excitement, as you hope and pray that this one will stick. If you’re lucky and it does, the second and third trimester (more often than not) fly by in a blur of…

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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 to be some other parent whose baby…

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12 teething toys you can find (for free) around the house

As every new parent knows, trying to predict which toys your baby will love (and which they’ll throw behind the sofa, never to be seen again) is impossible to predict. Nine times out of ten, you’ll buy your little one a new toy – lauded as a multi-sensory sensation that’s loved by all babies that come into contact with it…

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ASK THE EXPERT: Vegetable-Led Weaning…the baby food revolution everyone’s talking about

Ever since we started our weaning journey two months ago, I’ve been inundated with questions from other first time parents who are confused about how to start introducing their littles to proper baby food. How early should we start? How much should we be giving them? Should we buy pouches or make homemade? Is it meant to replace a bottle/boob feed? Is my baby…

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