Car seat safety; Resisting the temptation to rush through the stages

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I’ve written before about the minefield that is car seats, and despite being eight years along the road of motherhood, there is still a bit of confusion and ambiguity about the do’s and don’ts of car seat selection.

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Big dreams for my little girls #FriendsInternational #DreamsbyMoms @Friends_Intl

As a Mum to two feisty, fun little girls, it’s easy to get lost in the day to day chaos of packing bags for the morning, washing the school uniforms and at this time of year, agonising over what they might like for Christmas.

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Handbag heroes #MyLittleSudocrem (Ad) plus #giveaway

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Back in the throes of new motherhood, I remember one cupboard being full of tubs of sudocrem that had been gifted to me by well wishers and friends who had walked the path of motherhood before me.

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Guest post; University risk for students with #Asthma

As a parent to a child with seasonal asthma, the cooler nights drawing in bring back memories of relentless coughing, the smell of menthol trying to clear a never ending cough and wheeze all through the winter months.

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Alder Hey Children’s Charity; Daniel’s story

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For the first few years of Daniel Bell’s life, he was like any other toddler, full of energy, happy and full of life at home in Ormskirk, but doctors soon discovered Daniel had a brain tumour the size of a fist.

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Helping children through change

Change and parenting go together hand in hand. New nurseries, schools, friends, clubs, teachers…

Somehow this latest chapter of ‘Mum returning to work‘ we are navigating feels the hardest yet. (Don’t they all?).

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Keeping young kids comfy in hot weather

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Warmer weather is, fingers crossed, on its way. It’s unlikely to be a scorching April, but it’s hopefully safe to say that we’ve left the frosts and storms behind and we are moving into brighter times. It’s certainly starting to look and feel a lot like spring.

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Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018

Like most of us, we break up for the half term break this week, and with two whole weeks (and a week of parenting solo) ahead, it can be a bit daunting to know exactly what we are going to do with the kids without breaking the bank or getting cabin fever! more “Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018”

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The benefit of team sports for kids

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If your child is showing an increasing interest in a team sport, you have several strong incentives to encourage their interest. These incentives include improving your little one’s fitness levels, preventing the onset of obesity, and letting your child stimulate their excitement. more “The benefit of team sports for kids”

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Staring surgery in the eye: Consenting to squint correction surgery in our six year old

Back in 2015, one of the earliest things I wrote about was our journey after discovering our one year old daughter needed glasses. As she grew and grasped self perception, around age three we went through a phase of finding her specs down the back of the sofa, as she started to realise her own image and would clearly have preferred to gone without them.  more “Staring surgery in the eye: Consenting to squint correction surgery in our six year old”

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