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Mam dialled 999 for a babysitter while she went on holiday

Mam dialled 999 for a babysitter while she went on holiday Yep, this really happened! Call handler Rhiannon Overton answered a call recently only to be greeted with an annoyed mother who said her son didn’t want to go on their family holiday. Rhiannon said ”We get some crazy requests but this was one of the […]

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Baby & Toddler

Aldi’s ‘Sensitive’ Baby Wipes Have Caused Rashes On Some Babies

Aldi’s ‘Sensitive’ Baby Wipes Have Caused Rashes On Some Babies The so called ‘Sensitive’ baby wipes, from Aldi, are now made by a different supplier and the change has caused some babies to develop some very nasty rashes. Beccie Saxon, took to Facebook when she realised that it was the baby wipes that was harming […]

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Kids

The 20 baby names that lead to success

The 20 baby names that lead to success Want a super successful child? Maybe giving them one of these names could help? Choosing a name for our baby is one of the most difficult decision in the world. Albert Mehrabian who is a professor of psychology at the University of California has discovered the most […]

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Kids

Are you underestimating your child’s ability to learn language?

Are you underestimating your child’s ability to learn language? According to a recent report from Save the Children, too many parents underestimate their child’s ability to learn language and as a result, they are hampering their child’s progress, causing them to struggle at school and even fall behind. Are you one of those parents? What […]

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Woman ‘squirted her breast milk’ at a complainer

Woman ‘squirted her breast milk’ at a complainer What do you think of this? The incident is said to have happened in a park in Dartford, Kent. There was a post put onto ‘Dartford Gossip Page’ on Facebook which read; ”To the lady in Dartford park who thought it was appropriate to breastfeed her baby whist my […]

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Kids

The problem with chicken pox parties

The problem with chicken pox parties There’s a new sort of party doing the rounds, and it won’t be one where you come away with a goody bag and a slice of cake. In fact, you may come away with something a little more undesirable – but for some parents, that’s what makes them the […]

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Putting up with the pain of pester power

Putting up with the pain of pester power You’ve either seen it, commented on it, or been part of it. It’s pester power – the small child who wants something right now, and won’t take no for an answer. It usually ends in meltdown for either child or parent, and it’s commonly seen in shops […]

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The sneaky virus that is slapped cheek syndrome

The sneaky virus that is slapped cheek syndrome If you’ve got a school aged child, something you may have heard of is “Slapped Cheek Syndrome”. Don’t worry, there’s no violence involved – just a virus. Slapped Cheek gets its name from the most obvious symptom of infection – a bright red rash which appears on […]

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Kids

Imaginary friends: should parents be concerned?

Imaginary friends: should parents be concerned? It can be quite a shock to parents when a new member of the family suddenly arrives; one who seems to deserve extra food treats, who takes the blame for all that’s wrong or who has to join in with every family outing. It marks the arrival of the […]

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Kids

5 top tips to help your child make friends

5 top tips to help your child make friends It’s every parent’s fear – their child is lonely and nobody wants to play with them. They seem to have no friends. While you can’t make friends for your children, you can support them in the process of friendship building. Here is some all-round parenting advice […]

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Kids

How to ensure your children are safe on their phone or tablet

How to ensure your children are safe on their phone or tablet The age at which children have access to a smartphone or tablet is dropping fast as they become a normal part of family life. Even games consoles – devices that parents think are safe such as the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita – […]

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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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Kids

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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