Kids

How to cope with fussy eaters

How to cope with fussy eaters Whether this is ongoing or they are going through a faze, this should help make it a little easier. Whether children refuse specific types of foods or certain meals, fussy eating is a common occurrence amongst youngsters. For parents, mealtimes can turn into stressful affairs, and over time they […]

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How to get your children to sleep better

How to get your children to sleep better Getting children to go to bed and sleep through the night is one of the most common issues in parenting. Yet by following a few techniques and essential all round parenting advice, a good night’s sleep for your child needn’t be difficult to achieve. Here are some […]

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How to encourage your toddler to talk

How to encourage your toddler to talk My daughter could talk for England, she even talks in her sleep! She started talking pretty fast, whereas my son took a little longer to start talking. Every child develops at a different rate, and it’s easy to worry about when your toddler should be talking. If you’re […]

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Is Harry Potter Go on the way?

Is Harry Potter Go on the way? Harry Potter fans you may be in luck! Harry Potter fans are calling for their own version of the popular Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go allows you to use the GPS on your phone or tablet and you collect Pokemon characters. While not everyone is a fan, it does […]

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How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school The digital takeover has well and truly arrived. Most children will possess a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, and in many cases, they will use each of these at least once a day. Digital devices such as these can be helpful when used […]

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The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management

The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management Debt is on the increase, and this generation of children is growing up with a different perspective on money than any preceding generation. Pay day loans, mortgage rates and credit cards are all part of daily advertising, and money is, apparently, readily available to meet […]

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How to make your kids supermarket superstars

How to make your kids supermarket superstars Very few parents relish the thought of heading out to the supermarket with young kids in tow. You can be as organised as you like, with your shopping list in your pocket, and your trolley coin ready for the ubiquitous wrestle to release the trolley, but if your […]

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Helping a child deal with bereavement

Helping a child deal with bereavement At some point in a child’s life, they’re likely to experience the death of a loved one, most usually a grandparent or a pet. Understanding death can be hard for a child, and how they react or cope often depends on their age. With all round parenting advice, support […]

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How To Cut Your Childcare Costs To The Absolute Minimum

How To Cut Your Childcare Costs To The Absolute Minimum I read a report recently that said parents have been splashing out more on childcare recently than they have been on their mortgages! Apparently families are paying 27% more than they were in 2009 which is a massive increase. Now I know how important finding […]

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Announcing the birth of your child on social media

Announcing the birth of your child on social media Giving birth is an exciting time, how should the birth be announced? Twice this week I have seen a story about announcing a birth on Facebook. The first was a story about a woman who found out her sister had given birth via Facebook. She wouldn’t […]

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Sunburn dolls: Creepy or genius?

Sunburn dolls: Creepy or genius? Trying to get suncream on a child can be a difficult challenge, but an important one nonetheless! In a bid to try and teach children about the importance of sun protection, Nivea have brought out these UV sensitive dolls that actually burn when they are exposed to the sun! When […]

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Aldi Full School Uniform for only £4

Aldi Full School Uniform for only £4 Wow, this is fab! Get an Aldi full school uniform for only £4! From Thursday 14th July, Aldi’s school uniform range will be in stores, whilst stocks last. You can also pre-order the uniforms online from Thursday 7th July. Their uniform deal beats every other retailer hands down… Get a […]

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Free party for kids at Smyths

Come and join in the free party for kids at Smyths! There is fun, games and freebies for every kid at all Smyths UK stores Every Smyths store in the UK are holding a party on Saturday 26th March 2016 from 10am – 4pm. All children who attend any of our stores will be given […]

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This Vaccine Is Now Offered To All Babies!

This Vaccine Is Now Offered To All Babies From September! All newborn babies in England and Scotland are now offered a vaccine against Meningitis. The new scheme came into practice in September 2015 but I thought I’d remind everyone after reading this heartbreaking story in the news today. Today, a mother shared an image of her […]

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