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  • HOW TO PLAN A GREAT BABY SHOWER

    How To Plan A Great Baby Shower

    Baby Showers have exploded in the UK over the past 2 years. A few years ago they just didn’t take place but now, it’s a must when you’re pregnant. I had one myself and think they’re fantastic occasions. Baby showers have been a prominent social event in the US for the last 20 years or

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    How to stop breastfeeding without pain

      Breastfeeding doesn’t have to end painfully, with engorged breasts and the risk of mastitis. In short the best way to stop breastfeeding is to do it gradually over a few weeks. This way your body and baby can adjust. Moving on to the next chapter of you journey within motherhood smoothly.   I recently

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    Is Your Child A Brat

    Is Your Child A Brat

    No parent wants to imagine their child is a brat. But deep down we all know that sometimes our kids behave like one, not matter how sweet they may be most of the time. Personally, I’m not a fan of the word ‘brat’. It’s literal definition is that of a child who is ‘ill-mannered and

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    Benefits Of Play For Children

    Benefits Of Play For Children

    Kids love playing but did you know that as well as being fun it also has a lot of educational value? Explore For young kids, play is how they investigate and explore the world around them. You may not see much educational value in running around the park or kicking a football about but for

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    At What Age Should Children Be Allowed Out Alone

    At What Age Should Children Be Allowed Out Alone

    It’s a dilemma faced by all parents – what age should your kids be when you let them go out and about on their own? Context Many parents are quite relaxed about allowing their children to go out and play with friends from a relatively young age. Presuming someone responsible is keeping an eye on

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    Alcohol And Sex Advice For Teens

    Alcohol And Sex Advice For Teens

    Parents worry. It’s part of our job description and there’s no getting around it. The teenage years are some of the most worrisome and while you may trust your teen’s judgement generally, there’s no guaranteeing what kind of situation they may find themselves in if they choose to drink alcohol. While it may be tempting

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