• In the battle of the boobs, we all lose

    Despite decades of debate, bringing up the topic of breastfeeding in a room of mothers is still akin to lobbing a hand grenade. Breast vs bottle, the ultimate showdown continues to rumble on like the longest-running and most exhausting boxing match ever. Everyone taking part is fed up, and everyone watching is desperate to leave

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  • How to survive a toddler

    It was only a few months ago that your child was a teeny baby causing you grief at all hours of the night. Now you have a toddler on your hands, and while the nights are, hopefully, not quite so long, the days are relentless. Now I don’t want to be drawn into a competition

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  • 20 reasons to celebrate mum this Mother’s Day

      When any national day like Mother’s Day rolls around you always get a few individuals piping up with complaints. It’s just a holiday invented by the card companies to make money! It’s a total con to make you buy expensive food and flowers from the supermarket! It’s like having a second birthday with the

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  • Why I can’t wait for spring

    It’s felt like spring has been just around the corner for months on end. I hate complaining about the weather. It’s one of those things that you have zero control over, so why fight it? However the recent snow has got me a bit fed up. The problem with snow and sub-zero winds when you

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  • A tablet for kids: LeapFrog LeapPad3 Review

    With the snow largely cutting us off from the outside world for a few days I’ve been super grateful to have another weapon in my arsenal of at-home entertainment for my toddler. There’s only so much baking me, and my waistline, can stomach. Watching television all day is just anti-social. Building with blocks is great

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  • Mother’s Day gift guide

    With Mother’s Day just around the corner I thought I would help you gift hunters out by offering a few handy suggestions for what mummies really want. I’ve also got a special offer, just for you, to help create the perfect gift for your loved one. Personalised prosecco I feel like this blog has really

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  • What is a normal family today?

    When you think of a family, what image does it conjure up in your mind? I guarantee if you had asked that question 30 years ago the answer would have been a mummy and a daddy with 2.4 children. But today a different picture is painted. One that’s a little more abstract than it is

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  • How to survive snowmageddon with kids

    The end is nigh, it’s snowmageddon out there and the entire country has ground to a halt. There only needs to be a whisper that a snowflake might be about to fall over the Scottish Highlands and the roads immediately grind to a halt, trains stop working. offices empty and teachers declare school’s out. This

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