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wriggles and kicks: talking to your baby in the womb

Feeling kicks, flutters and all-out somersaults inside your tummy are some of the most amazing – and bizarre – sensations. Of course, you want to start talking to your baby in the womb and getting a bit of feedback from them. So much can be done to start developing those family relationships early, …

beach babes: fun on the sand with your little one

They may be king or queen of the sandpit by now, but taking a trip to the seaside is a whole other kettle of fish. First up, there's a lot more sand, and baby might not like how easily it sticks to their fingers and toes. My toddler took a great dislike to sand when they first gave it a try, althoug…

grand designs: how to plan your nursery layout

When they first arrive, your newborn might happily fit in the crook of your arm. Don't be fooled: even tiny babies tend to take up plenty of space (both in our hearts and our homes) – what with all those sleeping, changing and feeding essentials. To make the most of the room you have, here are a…

"he did it first!": managing sibling rivalry

With three small children in the house, sometimes I feel more like a referee than a doting mum. Shouts of "he started it!", "she did it first!" or that good old-fashioned unintelligible screams are the soundtrack to my weekend mornings these days. Who needs Radio 4? Managing sibling rivalry isn't…

home hideaways: how to build the perfect den

It’s Sunday afternoon and you want to get the little ones away from those pesky TV and phone screens... I have the perfect solution. Well, actually, this fun sunny or rainy day activity has been a favourite for years and years, so I can't take all the credit! Yes, I'm talking about building dens.…

mums-to-be on the move: travelling when you’re pregnant

Whether you're booking a relaxing weekend away or just nipping to the shops, travelling when pregnant takes a little planning. There's that other little person in your bump – and how they're affecting your body – that you need to take into consideration. However, with a few simple adjustments to you…

from cots to crèches: choosing a child-friendly hotel

Pack your bags – it's time for a relaxing holiday with your growing family! But before you hit the road (with those nursery rhyme tapes blasting away) it's always wise to do plenty of pre-trip planning. First things first, you'll want lots of car snacks. Secondly – and maybe more importantly – you n…

saggy, sore and more: dispelling breastfeeding myths

With the arrival of a chubby-cheeked bundle, your boobs will likely become the centre of attention. After all, feeding is a newborn’s top priority, matched only by sleeping. And when every baby feeds differently, it’s no surprise that breastfeeding myths are born. Though many have some truth in them…

grow, baby, grow: keeping up with little wardrobes

If there's one thing that babies are really good at (aside from cute wriggles and gurgles), it's growing. Your little one will grow more in their first year than at any other time of their life, which is why they need so much nourishing milk and sleep. To keep them warm and comfy, you'll need to …

mother's day: the best things about being pregnant

With a baby on the way, there's not too much you can do except sit back and twiddle your thumbs, right? Wrong! Pregnancy is in itself a magical time for an expectant mum. Your body is going through a lot of change and, while there are a fair few aches and pains that come with that, it also allows fo…

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