Brushing a Toddler’s Teeth – The Big Family Brush Up

It’s been such a long time since I did an update on baby girl, in fact her last one was at her 11 month Health Visitor checkup. She has grown and developed loads in the past 5 months, the most noticeable thing is her pearly white smile with those gleaming white teeth. Ever since baby girl’s first teeth popped through,…

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Top Tips on Travelling with Kids in the Car

As we approach the Summer holidays, it’s inevitable we are all going to be travelling with kids in the car, may that be babies, toddlers or older children. It could be just a trip to the beach or around town, but it could also be a much longer trip like going abroad or driving to the other end of the…

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Music Makes Your Kids Smart … Really Smart

Back in the nineteenth century, musical ability was seen as a sign of great intellect. Like mathematics and studying the classics, music was seen as one of the four essential skills that marked a true thinker apart from the general population. Over time, that view has changed, but science has discovered that there was a lot of wisdom in the…

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What are the Benefits of SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk?

Advertorial Feature When I went back to work a few months ago, I looked into buying a follow-on milk for my daughter. Up until this point she was exclusively breast-fed, so I wanted the best follow-on formula for her. My mum suggested trying out SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk because she used it for us when we were small, so that’s what I did…

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Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: Top Apps and Strategies for Busy Parents

Summer vacation can be rough if you’re a parent who also has to work while keeping your kids out of trouble and entertained. However, there’s no need to sweat it out, you can have help right at hand on your mobile device. Here are some simple strategies and apps to help make each day special, because the school buses will…

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Slogging Away as a Working Mum

It’s been 8 months since I first went back to work after having baby girl. Don’t ask me where that time has gone. It’s flown by! Now I slog it out as a working mum 5 days a week. Our daily routine when I’m at work during the week starts very early 4:45am in fact, but on my days off we…

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Our #TearsIntoSmiles Challenge With Elastoplast 

Baby girl is now very confident walking and running round at 15 months old. As the weather is lovely at the moment we love to take her down to our local park the park keepers do such an excellent job keeping the flower beds bright and colourful at thhis time of year.  It’s imprtant to get out in the fresh air…

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Family Safety Rules: Teaching Tools to Raise Strong and Secure Kids

You’ve taught your child the basic safety rules. Don’t talk to strangers. Wear a helmet when riding your bike. Look both ways before you cross the road. But what about situations that aren’t so easy for a child to read? That’s when their judgment kicks in – so you had better be sure you are helping them to develop a…

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Moms on the Move: Ways for Stay At Home Moms to Destress After a Long Day

To many who aren’t familiar with what stay at home moms do, the role can seem like a cushy gig. It can seem as if your time is your own, and you can choose to rest whenever you want; you make up your own schedule, after all. In reality, stay at home moms don’t make up their schedules, at all;…

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Introducing Skwibble – The app designed to help parents tell the greatest story ever told!

I love app’s. It’s true there is an app for practically almost anything, and with baby girl growing so fast It’s great to document her growth and development journey. When I discovered what Skwibble can actually do I was amazed for a such a tiny FREE app. There are many different app’s for baby art and, but none quite like…

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Essential Top Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Now baby girl is a toddler, yes she is walking, falling, toddling about, I thought it was about time I looked into travel tips for toddlers. These can be tips for travelling an hour to see family and friends, or even travelling abroad on holiday. Last year we travelled up country – from Cornwall to Derbyshire to see family. It…

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Is Your Garden Child Safe?

When we become a parent, we want to spend as much time with our children as possible. We want their younger years to be filled with joy, happiness and fun, and as a result of this we try our best to keep them entertained and content through a range of different activities. As they get older, their needs will change…

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7 Hints & Tips on Surviving Kids Colds with #VicksTricks

We have teamed up Britmums and Vicks to share with you some of our tips on surviving the Winter kids colds season.  This time of year, kids pick up every cold germ going. Baby girl had her first cold at 3 weeks old about this time last year. As new parents we were very scared at night-time. Don’t you think…

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