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little party animals: new year's eve ideas for kids

Once they're old enough to enjoy a good shindig, New Year's Eve for kids is (almost) as fun as Christmas. Well, not quite: Father Christmas doesn't make an appearance, and there aren't any more presents involved. However, it's still a fun evening filled with music, games, fireworks and more, which y…

making memories: creating family christmas traditions

With the glittering lights, tasty mince pies and magical secrets (how did all those presents get here?), Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Especially if you have little ones in the family. Those early years – when they wait excitedly to meet Father Christmas and try to stay awa…

festive fun: christmas activities for families

We've all experienced that inevitable lull on Christmas day. The presents are unwrapped and all that's left of lunch is a lowly sprout, so... now what? Before the adults succumb to a food coma and the kids start to get cranky, crack out a family-friendly Christmas activity! From energetic board g…

pregnant at christmas: festive tips for mums-to-be

If you're anything like me, you'll have mixed feelings about being pregnant at Christmas. On the one hand – it's party time! You have the perfect excuse for shedding those cosy maternity jeans and slipping on something special, like that sparkly dress you've been dying to wear. On the other hand…

festive feasts: christmas baking ideas for little chefs

Letting little ones loose in the kitchen (within reason...) is a sure-fire way to make their Christmas extra special. Their creations magically turn from mix to masterpiece in the oven, and then there's the fun of decorating. Yes, there may be the small matter of cleaning up all the batter, icing an…

making friends with other parents

Having children should be considered an act of heroism. You forgo sleep, privacy and sanity in your mission to preserve the human race. But being a parent isn’t all that bad. There are moments of unimaginable pride, the almost impossibly cute pictures and an abundance of cuddles. And the perks of th…

when do toddlers stop napping?

Toddler nap time – is this your moment of quiet, your moment to take that long bubble bath? Is it the time when you can get some jobs done (without a little helper)? Or perhaps the time when you take a nap yourself? Whatever you use your toddler’s nap times for, I think you’ll agree that they’re pr…

how to relax during your pregnancy with your toddler in tow

Let's be honest; finding out that you're expecting your second little one brings a couple of strong feelings. First – absolute joy and happiness. Second – a good dose of panic: how do parents survive pregnancy with a toddler already in tow? However, don't let images of you trying to manage yo…

must-have gifts: our top toys for christmas 2018

Sorry mums and dads. But it's that time of year again. You know - the one where you lose your mind (and money) trying to get hold of this year's must-have gift. Which your child will play with for a week or two. Before losing interest. Completely. Yes, that's right...IT'S CHRISTMAS! When I wa…

baby classes: what are they and when can you start

The world of baby classes has a lot to offer new parents. But with so much to choose from and so little time to find them all, it’s easy to miss out on the fantastic opportunities around you. That’s where our guide to baby classes comes in, to introduce you to what’s on offer and help you find the r…

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