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Parenting through the coronavirus lockdown

15/12/2020
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10 WAYS TO MAKE BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS MAGICAL

Although 2020 has been a year many of us will want to forget, if you have a precious new baby in your life, their first Christmas is a truly memorable time.    We have put together a selection of ideas to make the festivities magical for all the family. So, cameras at the ready! From creating a special Christmas stocking, to keepsakes which will be in your lives for years to come, start your own traditions with the best gift of all – your new little one! There’s still time... Read More

31/03/2020
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A BABY CARRIER WAS AN ABSOLUTE GAME CHANGER FOR ME

When I was pregnant with my first baby a baby carrier wasn’t even on our list of things to buy, other than seeing the occasional celebrity in OK magazine wearing their baby in a carrier this wasn’t something that any of my close friends or family had used so it really wasn’t on my radar. That changed though when my daughter was born! No matter what I did I just couldn’t keep her happy in the pushchair!  I tried straight after a feed so I knew she wasn’t hungry, when... Read More

30/03/2020
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KEEPING LITTLE ONES GERM FREE HAS NEVER BEEN SO IMPORTANT!

Right now, life has changed pretty much overnight! The uncertainty & anxiety we are all feeling due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is so real and trying to keep our little ones safe & protected against the world has never been more important than it is right now. We are being advised to keep washing our hands, use sanitiser gels & stay away from any germs as much as possible.  I am constantly wiping surfaces and floors but let’s face it, when little ones are running about, they soon need... Read More

27/03/2020

DADDY DOES DOODLES – MAKING THE BEST USE OF OUR TIME & KEEPING BUSY DURING COVID-19

I always find you stumble across a new idea on a chance moment. A snatched conversation, a picture in a magazine or for me on this occasion, it was a Whatsapp chat with a former colleague. In an attempt to identify a creative outlet for me, my friend Allyson @teachlearnwonder (she’s a reading coach so check her out for ideas) suggested the idea of using Doodle Notes in education. As a teacher, who’s always on the lookout for trying something new to help engage students, and being a regular doodler,... Read More

26/03/2020
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GOING OUTSIDE WITH A BABY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Right now, life as we know it has changed and no one can say for certain what impact this change will have on our future. Trying to keep a positive attitude for our children is so tough, especially when we don’t know the certainty of what is going on and all we want to do is protect them from this surreal outside world at the moment. Then of course with the schools closed we have that added pressure of home schooling! I think it is so important to support each... Read More