Guest Post: 7 reasons every new Mum should try babywearing

Hello, my name is Jennifer Taylor from MomTricks, and I’m here to spread the word about babywearing, which is a wonderful practice that’s been around for thousands of years.

International Babywearing Week is a week-long, world-wide celebration of babywearing, and this year it runs from October 2nd to October 8th. more “Guest Post: 7 reasons every new Mum should try babywearing”

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Tears at the classroom door

When our eldest daughter started reception last year, tears and settling in were expected, and delivered. We breezed the first week or so, carried along in the excitement of new uniform and all the fuss and comments of well wishers, and a few weeks in it hit like a tonne of bricks. more “Tears at the classroom door”

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A Child is born

My first son Jul was born, and like most mothers, I adored him and doted on him, and above all I wanted everything to be perfect for him, but sadly that was not to be.  Very early on my husband and I detected that something was not quite right.  more “GUEST POST: Nourish”

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Children, car seats and the law…

From day one, the very beginning of our new job as parents, we took it upon ourselves to ensure our tiny newborn was snugly and safely fitted in her group 0 car seat on that first journey of many; taking her home from the hospital.

It’s a hard mentality to un-do, and quite rightly so, as the safe transit of your precious cargo remains the number one priority on any car journey. But five years on, I’m wondering if I have lost my way on the do’s and don’ts of car safety with kids. more “Children, car seats and the law…”

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Helping your child’s cursive handwriting with Uniball #InternationalLiteracyDay

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Today, on September the 8th, it’s international literacy day. Another crazy new ‘day’ you might think, but this has been a ‘thing’ since 1965, to highlight the importance of literacy across communities, societies and for individuals. Across the globe illiteracy continues to remain an issue across poverty stricken communities, and particularly an issue to education deprived women. But even right here in the UK the National Literacy Trust suggests that as many as 25% of adults are illiterate and struggling with day to day tasks. The quality of handwriting can have a direct impact in success of secondary and further education (Institute of Education), so getting it nailed early on is actually far more important than you may imagine. more “Helping your child’s cursive handwriting with Uniball #InternationalLiteracyDay”

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Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #Giveaway

“I WANT A SNACK”. These are the words played on repeat in the soundtrack of my day. I, like many of us, seem to have raised a generation of snackers.  more “Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #Giveaway”

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The secret of making the bathroom safe for children

A bathroom can be a dangerous place if precautions are not taken while using it. There are many ways in which a person might get hurt while in the bathroom. The danger of getting injuries is even greater when children are using it or when you are with your toddler. more “The secret of making the bathroom safe for children”

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GUEST POST: Outdoor play encourages your child’s holistic development

Mums and Dads can enjoy outdoor activities with children, too. Playing outdoors isn’t only about enjoying the sunshine, and good weather, and running about getting exercise. Outdoor play has amazing benefits for your children which will help to shape their whole psyche. more “GUEST POST: Outdoor play encourages your child’s holistic development”

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10 best secrets for healthy and gorgeous hair

I’m sure that you, like me, would have spent a lot of energy, time, and money to get healthy hair as it plays an important role in your health and constitutes a major part of your personality, appearance and self confidence. more “10 best secrets for healthy and gorgeous hair”

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6 fun ways to get the kids excited about going back to school

Even if you have an eager beaver all through the school year, after six weeks of getting comfy at home any kid’s going to be a bit reluctant about going back to school. more “6 fun ways to get the kids excited about going back to school”

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