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20 Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

20 Lies Parents Tell Their Kids. We have all done it. For better or worse we are pushed to the limits to create phrases which help enforce the message we need to get across. The question is.... What …

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Milestone moments in your child’s life

Only one in ten parents rate their baby’s first steps and first words as their favourite milestone moments in their child’s life Summer Infant urges parents to create their own cherished memories rath…

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Laura Loves Frugi AW17 Range

We have been fans of Frugi for a few years now so loved the opportunity to review some of the latest collection. Scrolling through page after page of gorgeous designs on their website, the hard thing …

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Setting Limits and Boundaries for Children

Generally children need to know where they stand and what the rules are As children hurtle along the path of growth and development, one of the main roles that parents play is to provide boundaries t…

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Wake-me-up body washes

There's nothing quite like waking up to a refreshing shower to set you up for the day. But as well as bringing us to our senses, did you know that a morning shower can also help us find creative solut…

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Laura Loves Britax Romer TRIFIX iSIZE

Not one to rest on their laurels, Britax Römer has recently rolled out a new toddler car seat in the shape of the TRIFIX i-SIZE, the follow on choice from the popular BABY-SAFE i-SIZE. This chair is a…

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A DOGS PURPOSE is available on Digital Download on 22nd August and on Blu-ra & DVD on 28th August co

Entertainment One are delighted to announce that the wonderful family hit film, A DOGS PURPOSE arrives on 22nd August and on Blu-ra & DVD on 28th August. Based on the beloved international bestsel…

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The Toddler Birthday Party

In my head, the toddler party would be a fun affair. There would be party games (played according to the rules and winners would graciously accept prizes), a healthy-but-not-too-healthy spread of food…

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Laura Loves Maxi Cosi AxissFix Plus

The Maxi Cosi AxissFix Plus is MC's new and improved multi-range car seat offering to the market. Personally I am a big Maxi Cosi fan, maybe it's something to do with the nostalgia of it being the bra…

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5 Ways to be a Positive Parent

Often it’s all too easy to fall into a rut of “don’t do that”, “stop touching those”, “how many times have I asked you to stop doing that?”. The annoying thing is, you utter those phrases a million ti…

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10 Tips to Survive as a Stay-at-Home Parent

Finding yourself as a SAHP has endless pros, such as spending quality time with your children; saving money on commuting; saving money on childcare costs; and having time to manage your household. How…

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BACK TO SCHOOL 22 Things your childs teacher would like you to know

By Stacey Turner, author of I'm Going To Nursery (part of the My Tiny Books series), parent, teacher and childhood/separation anxiety expert. As a teacher, we can help settle, support and teach other …

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Don't Stop Believing

Modern kids stop believing in magic aged six two years earlier than their parent's generation, according to research. 
Researchers found youngsters start doubting the existence of magic and creatures …

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Nuggets of Wisdom

Parents hand down 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children including 'get an education', 'always try your best' and 'if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all'. A new study of 2,000 ad…

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Consumer Affairs Car Seats Guide

A car seat is one of the most important purchases you will make as a parent or caregiver. Your child will need an age-appropriate car seat every time they ride in a vehicle from birth until they are b…

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Sleep Education Education Education

Use 'back to school' to set new sleep rules A new year at school offers a great opportunity to create an improved sleep routine for your child. The key is to plan ahead and to encourage and support go…

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Trunkaroo Announces New Trunks Ahead of the Festive Season

Trunkaroo the edu-tainment company making STEAM-based learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) engaging and accessible for kids, has announced the arrival of three brand new festive…

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The Toddler Day Out

“Let’s have a group day out!”, announced the organiser of our local toddler group. My initial reaction was positive. I told her to count us in and paid my tenner. It was arranged that we travel by min…

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5 Reasons You Should Hire a Male Nanny

Move over Mary Poppins. The 'manny' (male nanny) has arrived!New statistics from Childcare.co.uk has revealed that more men are entering into the world of childcare with male childcare providers doubl…

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A Smart Checklist Of Essentials For First-Time Mums

Going through your first pregnancy can be exciting but also daunting for any woman.While most women spend an enormous amount of time preparing for their pregnancy, for others it may come as a total su…

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The Weird Pregnancy Cravings and Hobbies Of The Stars

From Blake Lively chomping down on organic pumpkin ice cream and pickles to Pink munching on Sour Skittles and key lime pie, pregnancy cravings can also get weird.Pregnancy cravings are a normal aspec…

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Don't Fear The Mess

Baby Wipes have revolutionised the way we as parents view that poo-face moment.9 out of 10 parents admit that they can't leave the house without a pack of wipes.New research carried out by Pampers has…

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Appointing a Legal Guardian for your Baby

Soon-to-be parents often spend time during pregnancy making plans for the future, discussing potential names, colour schemes for the nursery and education options.Yet a topic that rarely comes up in t…

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Never Stop Hugging

Every baby deserves to be hugged and, let's be honest, who could resist a snuggle from their cuddly ones? From the moment they're born, we're in constant contact with our babies. More and more, studie…

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Talking To Teens About Drugs

Communication is essential at any stage of your child's development but it is particularly important during the transitional stage of adolescence.So here are a few tried and tested tips for talking ab…

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Child Support, Child Access and the Law

If you are not in a relationship with the father of your child, child support and access arrangements can be complex and emotive.So what is the legal position on these issues?Child SupportThere are tw…

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The Top 10 Most Awesome TV Mums (And Why We Love Them)

Mother's Day is the one time of year when we all celebrate the wonderful things our mothers have done for us.But what makes an amazing mum? We've put together a top ten list of the most awesome TV mum…

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Top 50 Signs You're A 'Grown Up'

Getting married, having children and buying a house or having a mortgage are apparently all key signs of becoming a 'grown up' according to a new survey of 2000 adults.A fully-fledged adult must also…

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Mums and Dads Have Very Different Jobs In Family Life

Fixing toys, finding batteries and putting broken bikes back together are all parenting responsibilities for dad according to TheBabyWebsite's new survey.The list of ‘Dad's Jobs' emerged from the…

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Which Toys Are Best?

There are so many toys on the market nowadays that it's not always easy to choose the right toy for your child's stage of development.Leading child psychologist Dr Amanda Gummer explains what each chi…

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Color Blind Cards

'The only thing that should be separated by colour is laundry'ColorBlind Cards was launched in 2006 after two Public relations Consultants for one of the UK's most high profile publicists, became awar…

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Peter Andre Has New Baby Daughter

So Peter Andre and his girlfriend Emily MacDonagh are now the proud parents of a new baby daughter.Emily, who was a medical student, gave birth last night in Musgrove Park Hospital. As usual the first…

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Peter Andre's New Baby Has A Name At Last

Yay! After weeks of deliberating, Peter Andre's new baby finally has a name.Peter and his fiancee Emily McDonagh have decided to call their baby daughter Amelia. They, along with Peter's other childre…

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Pushy Parents And Overworked Kids

Shattered kids are 'working' for up to 53 hours a week, according to our most recent survey.TheBabyWebsite was shocked to find that pushy parents are over-timetabling their children with extra-curricu…

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Parenting - What Did Cavemen Do?

Mothers have always worked. It is not a modern phenomenon, believe it or not!Cavemen hunting for meat could never bring in enough calories for their families to survive on and foraging was always ess…

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What's The Worst Age?

Parents reckon that their kids are hardest to handle when they are teenagers, according to TheBabyWebsite's most recent survey.It was very clear, from the study of 2,000 parents with children over 18 …

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10 Things To Do Before You're 10

Stuck for ideas what to do with the children every weekend? Fed up with seeing them spend too much time on the computer?Getting bored with the Wii? If any of these sounds like your family then it's ti…

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Fun Play Activities With The Children

A recent survey has found that half of all parents believe modern life is so hectic that it is impossible to devote enough time to playing with their children.The survey found that long working hours,…

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The UK Prefers Traditional Teddy Bears

Traditional Ted has beaten Winnie The Pooh, Paddington Bear and Rupert as the nation's all time favourite cuddly bear.A poll conducted by Travelodge looked into our fascination with teddy bears, follo…

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Family Cycling

Cycling can be a great way of getting the whole family together to do something active outdoors and, with particularly young children, a way of building their confidence on a bike.Chris Gleeson leads …

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Top Tips For Children's Parties

Planning a children's party can be a stressful task, but it needn't be.Too many modern books and television programmes are filled with ideas that you can't serve party food to your child and his/her f…

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Middle Class 5 Year Olds Speak Better Than Some Adults

Researchers from the University of Southern California have found that many middle class children start school with a better vocabulary than some parents from poorer familiesThe findings are based on …

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The Top 10 Most Awesome TV Mums (And Why We Love Them)

Mother's Day is the one time of year when we all celebrate the wonderful things our mothers have done for us.But what makes an amazing mum? We've put together a top ten list of the most awesome TV mum…

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Who's The Legal Mother in Coronation Street Surrogacy Story?

Many people will have been gripped by recent developments in one of Britain's best loved soaps.The residents of Coronation Street in Weatherfield have been learning of the domestic surrogacy arrangeme…

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Registered Childminders and Disabled Children

If you are a parent, finding suitable childcare for your child can seem like a daunting task.This task can seem even more difficult if you have a disabled child, as meeting your child's specific requi…

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What Is The Average Family?

Apparently some kind of 'alternative' census has been done of 2,000 families and it's revealed some pretty surprising statistics!The findings include information on the average British family's favour…

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Parents Confused about Children's Speech Problems

A recent survey reveals some common misconceptions about the cause of serious communication difficulties among children.Long-term speech and language problems have traditionally, but wrongly, been bla…

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Two Children Maximum Per Family

Couples who have more than two children are putting an 'irresponsible' burden on the environment, a former Government's green adviser warned.Jonathon Porritt called on ministers to take action to red…

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New Findings Reveal Psychological Impact Of Child Illness On Families

Child Illness can have a devastating effect on families.A new survey of over 2,300 parents commissioned by The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, lays bare the psychological impact of waiting f…

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Resetting The Body Clock With Autumn Time Change

The autumn time-change can be a real nightmare for some families as it often takes weeks to stop little ones getting up early when 6am becomes 5am!Some parents just resign themselves to being woken ea…

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So Much Fun At Build-A-Bear Workshops®

As soon as you walk into a Build-A-Bear Workshop your inner child leaps out and hits you smack in the face!All those little outfits just hanging there ready for a cuddly friend to wear makes you want …

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Baby Trivia

Here are some facts you probably didn't know but were afraid to ask!Men are officially the best at changing baby! Research shows that the average time taken by a woman to change baby is 2 minutes and …

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The Benefits of Sending Children to Pre-School

Many parents are conflicted about whether or not to send their child to pre-school or nursery.There are many arguments for and against the decision, which can add to the difficulty faced by parents. S…

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It's All About You - And Your Project

How did you feel when you saw the two lines on the stick or the word 'pregnant' pop up on the digital screen?Elation? Joy? Nervousness? Panic? Most women feel all of these emotions and that's complet…

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The Demise of Good Table Manners

Old fashioned table manners are dying out. Many people now regularly get up from the table before everyone else has finished, while others happily rest their elbows on the table.A study of 2000 adults…

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The End of Outdoor Play?

New research carried out by Savlon and Play England reveals that only 40% of children prefer to play outside rather than inside.72% of adults enjoyed outdoor adventures as a child, but it seems less a…

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ET Is Best Family Film

The 1982 film ET has surprisingly been voted as the best family movie of all time.The Steven Spielberg film about a cute alien whose 'death' makes even the most hard-hearted viewer shed a tear was an …

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