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  • Do we need to rethink the word ‘girly’?

    Do we need to rethink the word ‘girly’?

Books: Do you read with your child everyday?

Earlier in the year I read a statistic that as a book lover really surprised me. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while. It was the result of a UK Study that found that only half of pre-schoolers are being read to everyday, which is a huge drop from 69% in 2013.…

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Review: Making Banana Loaf with Billy the Bear

(The BritMums reviewer was provided the product free to test and review. All opinions are the reviewer’s own.) A new charity recipe book has been created to help parents and children enjoy cooking healthy food together. BritMums’ writer Ann tried out this new book with her daughter. Puffs of white flour, splats of creamy goo…

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Prince Charles: My parenting role model?

I’m not a royalist. At all. I definitely sit more in the ‘what’s the point of them?’ camp than the ‘I think I’ll order that decorative plate with the Queen’s face on from the Sunday mag’ side when it comes to the Royal Family. Yet I’ve found my stance wavering on occasion. Wills and Harry…

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Newbies: 3 tips for newbie bloggers

Welcome back to the Newbie Round-up! I hope you are all having a great start to November. Are you feeling festive yet? I can’t wait for Christmas this year as we’re headed back to the UK.    Our Newbie Round-up is for blogs under 18 months old. I remember when I started my blog there…

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Food & Drink: Winter warmers

Once the clocks go back Winter is hard to ignore with it’s short daylight hours and long dark nights. Curled up indoors, house full of candles, glass of red wine, very Hygge! In fact throw in a great Winter sunset and I’m truly happy. Of course come February I’m bored with foul weather and want…

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Dads: Halloween – great or ghastly?

Another year, another Halloween. Every year it seems to get a little bit bigger, a little more commercial (and a little more likely to one day be sponsored by the British Dental Association). But is that a good thing? Is Halloween a day to be enjoyed … or endured? We can always rely on John…

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