5 reasons we hate Father’s Day

We love the idea of celebrating dads in all their forms — live-in dads, part-time dads, stepdads, our own fathers, uncles who treat nieces and nephews like their own children, single dads, and more — but we’re not so sure about Father’s Day.  There’s something about this holiday that seems to not live up to…

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A Father’s Day tribute

Liz blogs at Coraline and Us since the birth of her daughter Coraline ten months ago. Coraline has Down’s Syndrome and two holes in her heart. Through writing, Liz aims to share what her family is learning along the way and wisdom picked up from others and communicate the joy from her little family, partner…

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Current Affairs: The royal wedding & GDPR

Hello, hello. It’s June, and we’ve recently had the biggest event of the year so far: my baby has just turned a year old – how the heck did that happen?! Well it was pretty momentous for me, but I am of course referring to The Wedding. To be honest, I’m not much of a…

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Expats: Settling back into the UK & the month of Ramadan

HI! What a month May was, eh?  We had two Bank Holidays AND a Royal Wedding. How awesome was that? I totally get it that there has been mixed feelings about the wedding be it a matter of race, finance, republicanism or (post)colonialism. The latter had me at torn, being an expat from the Commonwealth.…

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Keeping the kids entertained with Super Camps #ad

The summer holidays are almost upon us and many parents worry about how they are going to keep the kids occupied for 6 weeks. BritMums held a Twitter Chat discussing how we entertain the kids during the summer holidays. The chat was sponsored by Super Camps, who offer Ofsted registered holiday camps for children aged from…

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