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Bump to Baby view all >

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Naming Ceremony A to Z Checklist

Congratulations! – you’ve had a baby, or maybe even adopted. Now the dust has a settled (just a little!) and you’re getting ...

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5 Ideas for a Beautiful Autumn Naming Ceremony

Autumn is a lovely time of year for a celebration. The seasons are changing, the light is softening and the air is getting crisp. ...

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Preparing for Breastfeeding

Antenatal Breastfeeding Preparation The glorious 1940’s textbook for midwives that a friend gave me as a gift during my training ...

Education view all >

What do you need to do to get your kids back to school?

Life has certainly been strange and almost surreal in the last few months as the government had to enforce lockdown quickly to try and ...

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2020 GCSE and A Level Exams | FAQs

What’s happening with GCSE and A Level exams this year? With GCSE and A levels exams cancelled in 2020, many questions have been ...

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Advice for families needing to homeschool children due to the Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus crisis deepens and schools close, families across the UK are self-isolating and being forced to homeschool their ...

Health & Wellbeing view all >

Boosting ‘back-to-school’ Immunity for Parents

It’s that time of year again! As you prepare for back-to-school, you may be overlooking an important factor in making the new school ...

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The Luxury of an Accountability Buddy

By Jackie Meek, a qualified life coach with a passion to see mums move from surviving to thriving. The impact and luxury of having an ...

Healthy Eating or Fads? The Most Popular Diets Compared

There have long been popular diets and crazes followed by those who want to lose weight or simply be healthier. At the moment, the ...

Lifestyle view all >

What Makes the Best Family Car?

Once kids come along your priorities change especially when it comes to what makes the best family car. A two seater sports car isn’t ...

Growing up With a Pet Dog – the Benefits

According to statistics, no less than 470 million dogs are kept as pets in the world. Having a canine companion in the home implies ...

The perfect fathers day gift – aftershave

Is your other half celebrating a summer birthday or are you planning ahead for Father’s Day? Are you celebrating a special occasion ...

Offers view all >

Win a Family Saver Ticket to Sherdons Adventure Golf

Arrr me hearties, fancy winning yourself a family saver ticket to Sherdons Adventure Golf?  We all need some good ideas up our sleeves ...

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Creative Kids Competition

If you’re anything like me, you’re busy finding easy creative activities for your kids to do at home.  I thought it would ...

Win a Family Day Pass to Cogges

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney has always been a firm favourite with my boys.  To celebrate it’s reopening on Saturday the 14th of ...

Parenting view all >

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6 Very Useful Life Skills to Teach Your Children

Education is about more than memorising facts and figures. It is about developing essential skills and ways of thinking that play key ...

Things to Do with Your Children During the Lockdown

With most people at home due to the pandemic, children and parents have a lot more time to spend together. While that is a great way of ...

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Sanity-Saving Tips for Taking Kids to the Beach

Although going to the beach with your kids may sound fun, it can be stressful if you do not bring everything they might need. And they ...

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Cakey More Macarons

Ooh la la, move over cupcakes and hello macarons. These dainty Parisian treats are made from two delicate almond meringue biscuits ...

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The Tower Bridge Cat Book Series Mum Review

I was sent these books to review with my almost 4 year old son.  All opinions are my own, created by myself and not subject to third ...

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Review: Comptoir Libanais Veganuary

I’ve popped into Comptoir Libanais in Oxford for coffee and a pastry several times and it’s been on my must visit soon list ...

Special Events view all >

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How to Celebrate a Special Occasion in Lockdown

Celebrating a special occasion usually involves parties, friends and family gathering together and unique gifts.  With a few changes ...

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Christmas Treats For Football Mad Kids

Shopping For Your Little One This December  Need help finding the perfect present? You won’t be scoring any own goals with these ...

Christmas Gifts and Ideas for Dad 2019

Who’s the most difficult person to buy a Christmas gift for in your family?  For me, it’s always a challenge with what on ...

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