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While the kids are young, homemade Father’s Day cards trump shop bought cards by a mile.  With their (sometimes) questionable drawings and adorable handwriting, those cards are the ones you’ll keep in a drawer and bring out when they’re older.  In preparation for Father’s Day, sitting down for a crafternoon with kids not only avoids […]

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For parents, it’s always a delight to watch your kids playing and having fun together. That is, until the unexpected happens and everything starts going completely and utterly wrong. This mum knows that feeling all too well,  as she experienced it in bucketloads when a simple play on the seesaw took a terrible turn. Oops.  Suggest […]

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Looking for a festive wardrobe update, but didn’t quite fancy the idea of terrible slogan knitwear? Rose gold trainers are the Christmas miracle you’ve been waiting for.  Just in time to channel all our elf-like-tendencies, Nike has collaborated with Bandier to create an entire collection of rose gold athleisure gear; including a sports bra, tank top, […]

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The Duchess of Cambridge has drawn on her experiences as a mother to write a heartfelt letter praising the work of children’s hospices. “Spending quality time together is such an important aspect of family life, but for those caring for children with life limiting conditions, even this simple act can prove to be incredibly challenging,” […]

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A dad-to-be was so addicted to his latest smartphone game, he couldn’t help but play it when his wife was about to give birth. The augmented-reality game ‘Pokémon Go’, released in July 2016, allows players to “capture and train” virtual Pokémon who appear to materialise in the real world. For Texas-based Jonathan Theriot, ‘Pidgey’ appeared […]

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Plans to require pregnant women to show their passports before receiving NHS care is a “concern”, midwives has said. St George’s University Hospitals Foundation Trust has said expectant foreign mothers who do not have access to maternity services have been targeting the hospital in London. This has caused them to state they will endeavour to […]

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A mother has put out a rallying cry for parents to be naked in front of their children. Constance Hall, a 32-year-old blogger from Perth, Australia, decided to mark International Women’s Day with a Facebook post about how being naked can help your children grow up with realistic expectations about their own body image and […]

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Parents glancing over the DreamToys list of the top presents for Christmas came to a halt over one of the recommended games. Mums have taken to Mumsnet to discuss how “inappropriate” the ‘Silly Sausage’ game is and how they can’t stop laughing at it’s suggestive shape.  “Do Ann Summers stock it yet?” wrote one mum on Mumsnet on […]

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Reading aloud to your child is one of the great joys of being a parent. It’s all in the sharing your child’s enjoyment of the story, seeing their imagination captured and their relish of familiar phrases and rhymes – not to mention plus the quiet cuddle time you can enjoy together. “It’s never too early […]

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H&M’s refund policy has been questioned by frustrated customers, after they discovered they’d left it too late to take back their Kenzo X H&M items. The high street store enforced a new policy that only covers the sell-out Kenzo range, which states shoppers have just three days – instead of the usual 28 – to bring […]

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