Bonfire Night

Who doesn’t love a good firework display?

Nov 5, 2019 - by Anonymous

Bonfire night is here, the fireworks & candy floss, fairground rides & sparklers, what’ not to love. Family fun for everyone.

Fireworks and sparklers come with certain risks.  We want you to have the best time but please be safe.

Here are 5 ways to keep your child safe on Bonfire Night:

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Trick or Treat

10 tips for keeping children safe when trick or treating!

Oct 30, 2019 - by Anonymous

Excitement and excessive amounts of sweets can lead to a chaotic time on Halloween, so follow our top tips to keep all your little monsters safe on the night.


1. Plan a route in advance

Trick or treating could take you several streets away from your house, which can cause sore feet and tired legs. Avoid long treks by mapping out a route before leaving the house. Stick to paths that you and your child are familiar with to avoid getting lost.

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Things to do with your kids? 15 activities perfect for Autumn & Winter

Oct 25, 2019 - by Anonymous

What’s not to love about autumn & winter? It’s the season of cosy coats & big woolly scarfs, conker collecting and crunchy leaves & fingers crossed snow, plus all the fun of Halloween and Bonfire Night too!


What to do with your kids? Here’s a few ideas to help you out:

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The Dangers of using car seats with winter coats!

Oct 11, 2019 - by Anonymous

Many parents think that as their car seat is safe and fitted correctly, that their child will be safe in the unlikely event of an accident. Well, that isn’t always the case.
Life with tiny humans brings lots of adventures and many that take us out in the car. During the winter months many dress their children in thick clothes, coats or jackets and place them straight into the car seat.

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The best family-friendly festivals in the UK

Apr 29, 2019 - by Anonymous

Winter has come to an end and we're all starting to plan for the Summer ahead. For those festival goers amongst us, there are now more family-friendly festivals than ever to choose from, offering a wide range of activities to keep the kids and even the adults entertained. Just make sure you pray for sunshine!

Here's our selection of some of the best family-friendly festivals in the UK 2019:

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The 50 most influential parenting bloggers on Twitter in the UK 2019

Feb 28, 2019 - by Anonymous

One year ago, we were shivering in the grip of the Beast from the East, this year we’ve enjoyed (if felt a little creeped out by) the warmest days of any February on record.

But something never changes, people want to know who has the most influence in this blog-eats-blog game of online parenting.

You’ve come to the right place – our updated 2019 list of the 50 most influential UK parenting blogs on Twitter.

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Valentine child carrying gift

Should children be doing Valentine’s Day?

Feb 13, 2019 - by Anonymous

Some people give Valentine’s cards to their kids. Other people think that’s a bit creepy. Nevertheless, according to card manufacturers sales are up for cards addressed to other family members.

Diehard romantics might baulk, but perhaps the meaning of Valentine’s Day is changing. And maybe it’s changing because of children.

The difficulty of explaining ‘romantic love’ might cause some parents to kind of give up, especially when they sense that questions about commitment and sexual desire are just around the corner.

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Should you declutter your kids? 10 Konmari-inspired tips

Jan 31, 2019 - by Anonymous

Amongst the many delights that a new life brings to the family home – laughter, cuddles, all the words you see stenciled on people’s walls on Instagram these days – the most delightful has to be the clutter fills that every corner of your once-immaculate home, right?

You could spend every waking moment of your precious life tidying up after the little angels, but that would be like herding cat litter, like painting the Forth, fifth, sixth and seventh bridges. Your mental health couldn’t survive.

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Crafting with kids

The 20 best kids and family crafting blogs of 2019

Jan 17, 2019 - by Anonymous

If your kids are complaining of being bored at the weekend or during the school holidays, and you want them to do something more creative than watching back to back episodes of Boss Baby on Netflix, we've come up with a list of our 20 favourite UK-based blogs with craft ideas.

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What do you need to know about postnatal depression among Dads?

Dec 13, 2018 - by Anonymous

As fathers in recent years have been encouraged to be more hands-on with their children and more supportive of their partners after the gruelling experience of childbirth and recovery from it, the number of new fathers struggling with some form of postnatal depression seems on the increase.

The fact that many families live away from their closest relatives means that the support networks of times past that would give the parents a break from caring for their new-borns are absent.

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