Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping For Children Have you started your Christmas shopping yet, what is on the list for your children and more importantly have you set a budget? Today is the busiest day for on-online shopping before Christmas so if you want to avoid disappointment or gifts arriving late you had better get your computer and…

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Baby Business

Are you a parent who has worked in the business environment before having your own child? If you are used to being surrounded by adults and a busy office, life at home with a brand new baby may be quite a shock to the system. You may feel like this is the biggest task you…

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Unusual Gifts

Looking for an unusual Christmas gift for a family? Do you know any parents that are struggling to cope with a new baby or have a toddler who wakes several times a night? Sleepless nights really take their toll and with the added stress of Christmas and everything else that needs doing, some parents may be…

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Mums Stress Levels

As a Mum how stressed are you feeling today? Did you sleep well last night or did you have things on your mind or perhaps your child kept you awake? Whatever the reason you are not alone many mothers simply don’t realise the stress they are under and how quickly things could change. When something…

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Home Births Fallling

Whilst the number of births in the UK is rising the number of home births is not. In England 16,919 women (2.5%) had a home birth last year, out of 679,638 births, which is down from 2.7% in 2009. These figures have been released by the Office of National Statistics. Wales has the highest proportion of…

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Christmas Planning for your family

Christmas for your family If you were planning Christmas for your family what would you be planning to eat? Would you have traditional turkey, goose, ham on the bone or something else? In different cultures there are different rituals or festivities for example in Sweden and Scandinavia they celebrate Christmas the night before and open…

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Baby Language

pics babys When toddlers begin to talk it sounds really amusing, especially when they mix their words up or they can’t quite pronounce things it all sounds a bit goo goo gaga. Everyone always loves it when you can communicate with a young child and begin to have a two-way conversation. What is really astounding…

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Pressure- How to be a good parent

Pressure to be a good Parent Views from the Sanity nanny! A new report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies has declared that summer born babies are likely to be at a disadvantage. I believe this this is true for some children. Firstly the advantages and disadvantages are more pronounced when a child is older.…

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