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International Women’s Day

It’s great that women get recognized from around the world and that men are acknowledging how amazing women are too and the part we play in raising children and shaping the world. Today I was impressed by the number of men who were celebrating with us and involved in spreading the word about how wonderful […]

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Daily Sleep- Are You Getting Sufficient?

Sleep needs change at different stages in life are you getting sufficient though? The American Society of Sleep states that the minimum amount of sleep we need is 7 hours, ideally between 7-9 hours. A recent study of senior managers and office workers found that 80% are not getting this.The average is between 6-6.5hours and […]

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Procrastinating or Perfectly Happy

Procrastination or Perfectly Happy, Energised Parent? What’s going on at home can leave you ecstatic or frantically coping and flustered. Not getting your child to Sleep Eat or Co-operate the way you want them to can cost your dearly in terms of: TIME MONEY ENERGY or FRUATRATION each and every day. What value is your […]

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Had enough Sleep?

Have you had enough sleep or are you running on empty and wondering why you are going no-where fast? Life can hard work with children even on the good days it is pretty exhausting running around after a toddler or constantly feeding and changing a baby and it doesn’t stop when they get older either! […]

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Summer Fun -Children

Summer is coming up and it’s the holiday season is under way, what is it that most parents want for themselves and their children? Is it simply a break, more help with the children, a change from the daily routine or more understanding grandparents? Please let me know here and I will see what help […]

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Two brothers aged five and six

This is a joke I heard yesterday and wanted to share as it demonstrates how parents tend to worry about the wrong things and also how professionals can get surprises from clients too!  I discovered that it was first heard from (President) Reagan.It is to do with two sons, one an optimist and the other […]

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Wimbledon Champions

This week has been very exciting, it’s been the run up to the Wimbledon and the World Cup final, personally I’ve been out and about networking and meeting parents with babies and young children in Cheltenham. Now I’m not into football but I do love the tennis and I’m placing my bets on Roger Federer. […]

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Post Natal Depression-New Baby

This topic I believe is something every new mother and father needs some simple advice on prior to having a baby. Last week I was on radio WM in Birmingham talking to Adrian Goldberg about the sentencing of a mother who couldn’t cope and posted her young baby down a rubbish shute in a bin bag. […]

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Is your child underweight or overweight?

In Australia a Dietician Rebecca Byrne, at Queensland University of Technology lead a study and asked 276 mothers to describe their 12-16 month old toddlers as either underweight, normal weight or overweight. Astonishingly most mothers under estimate their child’s weight and are putting their child’s health at risk. The shocking statistics came back and only […]

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