• Packing a baby travel bag

    Whether you’re travelling by plane, train or car, there are a few items you can pack to keep your baby happy on the journey.  Having a baby travel bag means you’ll have everything you need to distract and care for your little one within easy reach.  If your usual changing bag is big enough, use

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  • When does breastfeeding get easier?

    If you’re wondering when breastfeeding will get easier it’s probably because you’re finding it painful, tiring, stressful, difficult or all of the above.  Having been told breastfeeding would naturally happen, I was really disappointed when I was unable to breastfeed my first baby.  I tried to get her to latch on but we just couldn’t

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  • Unique gift ideas for new mums

    Are you searching for a unique gift for a new mama that will both delight her and be really useful for her life with a newborn baby?  Of course any gift is going to be welcome, but you can pretty much guarantee a new mum will get plenty of flowers and cute tiny baby clothes. 

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  • 8 tips for staying in Padstow with toddlers

    Are you planning a family holiday in the pretty Cornish town of Padstow and wondering what to do with your toddler while you’re there? Padstow is one of our absolute favourite parts of Cornwall, and the world for that matter! It’s such a beautiful town and has such a welcoming atmosphere.  This area of Cornwall

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  • 10 of the best suncreams for children

    Are you shopping around for suncream to keep your baby or toddler safe while enjoying their summer holiday? There are a lot of suncreams on the market, so it can be difficult to pick the right one for your child. Having said that, it’s possible you prefer to just make a grab for the cheapest

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  • How to stop your baby fighting sleep

    Your baby is showing all of the signs of being tired, but when you come to put them down for a nap they fight sleep with all of their tiny strength.  It can be so frustrating and upsetting to see your baby distraught and unable to get themselves off to much-needed sleep. It’s also confusing.

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  • To the mama on the brink of breaking

    Dear fellow mama,  “It’s just a bit of crying.” That’s what you keep telling yourself. When you tell your friends and family the crying is starting to grate on you (understatement of the year), they nod and smile with sympathy. Some might even make a joke about earplugs being essential for the baby days or

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  • Preparing your child for starting school

    If you have a child getting ready to start school in September then you’re probably a bundle of nerves right now.  My eldest daughter will be starting infant school in just a few weeks and I can’t quite believe we’ve reached this milestone already.  The final weeks of preparation for school are mostly about getting

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