Dads: The boys of summer

It’s been a hectic few weeks so I’m a little late with my look back at the school holidays. So late, in fact, that as I write this the long, hot days seem like a distant memory. It’s been chucking it down with rain for what feels like 95 consecutive hours. Anyhow, let’s reminisce about…

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Mums & Tots: Going to playgroup

How do you feel about playgroups? With a baby it is pretty essential to meet up with other parents so you get some conversation during the day. You might be lucky enough to regularly meet up with friends, but for others baby group is our chance to see a friendly face and have a chat.…

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Funny and surprising advice for new parents #MamiaWisdom #ad

There is no doubt that becoming a parent is full of surprises. Among those is what the experience of caring for a newborn is really like. That’s where newborn baby advice from other parents comes in! There are the things you learn, the things you never would have expected (poonamis, anyone?) and the things it…

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Teens & Tweens: Holidays, exam results & letting go

The summer holiday is close to over and the new school, college and university years are on the horizon.  Despite the habitual parental groans that precede the summer holiday period, it is more than any other, a time for stepping away from normal routines and commitments and regrouping as a family.  I for one relish…

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Mums & Tots: How to help children when a loved one dies

Sadly it’s an inevitable part of life that at some point we will lose people we love. It’s hard enough for us as adults to process someone dying so how can we help our children through the grieving process? I reached out to some parent bloggers for their advice. Whether your family has lost someone…

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