Parties

Throwing a baby shower

Throwing a baby shower

Baby showers have been the done thing in the US for decades. Over the last few years the trend has caught on over here too. A baby shower is a fun way to celebrate with a mum-to-be before the baby arrives, it takes some of the pressure off her entertaining guests, while sleep-deprived with a

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Christening And Naming Ceremonies

Christening And Naming Ceremonies

For many families, a Christening or naming ceremony forms a significant part of welcoming a new baby into the world. If you’re considering one for your child but don’t know where to start then here is our guide to organising the perfect ceremony. What’s the difference? A Christening or baptism takes place in a church

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children's party politics

Children’s Party Politics

Since when did kids’ parties become such a minefield? Back in the day, it was all about fun – you invited a bunch of kids over for a few simple games, fed them jelly and ice cream and gave them a balloon and slice of cake to go home with. You weren’t public enemy number

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Getting over your bad behaviour at the office Christmas party

Getting over your bad behaviour at the office party

With the party season in full swing for the festive period, there are quite a few of us who can get a little carried away, especially at the work’s Christmas do!  Those extra glasses of wine give way to our inhibitions, leaving us the next morning with not only a hangover from hell, but a

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Being happy by being yourself

Being happy by being yourself

I was watching My Little Pony the other day with my daughter – purely as an exercise in making sure the stuff she is glued to on TV is appropriate of course. Initially I wasn’t sure – whatever happened to the sweet and innocent MLP of my youth? They have morphed into humanoid forms with

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firework safety

Firework safety

With bonfire night fast approaching, now is a great time to familiarise yourself with firework safety. When used incorrectly, fireworks can pose a serious safety threat. Whether you’re planning a small fireworks display in your garden or setting up a large community bonfire night display; there are certain rules you need to follow to ensure

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