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Easy and Cheap World Book Day Costume Ideas

This year World Book Day falls on the 4th March. World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. As a charity, World Book Day: •Makes sure every child in the UK & Ireland has a book of their very own (sometimes their first) •Promotes the message that spending just 10…

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea and Food Deliveries

Why not treat mum to an afternoon tea, a hamper full of delicious goodies or a special dine in meal this Mother’s Day! We have rounded up some of the best local suppliers and it’s going to be really tough to decide what to go for. It is incredible how local businesses have adapted during…

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Local Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

If you are looking to support local makers, shops and experience providers this Mother’s Day then we have a whole menu of options for you to choose from. There is something for everyone, from flowers and gifts to chocolates and gin, you will be spoilt for choice in our Mother’s Day round up! Bish Bash…

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Mother’s Day Vouchers

How about gifting Mum something a bit more personal this year? Our Free downloadable gift vouchers are great for little ones to give to Mum this Mother’s Day, let Mum put her feet up and you look after her for once! Down load our Mother’s Day Vouchers sheet. Check out our other Mother’s Day activity…

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Supporting fussy eaters with Penelope from Nutrition 2 Nourish & Flourish

Do you worry your child isn’t eating healthy enough? and do you find mealtimes stressful because they won’t eat what you have made? Many of us parents do at some point. Did you know that; 1⁄4 to 1⁄3 of all children go through some feeding difficulty between birth to 10 years. Only about 1⁄2 of…

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25% off your first order with the Modern Milkman

Advertising Feature from The Modern Milkman The milkman is making a comeback! No, you’re not having flashbacks to the 90s. You can now get fresh milk delivered to your door, in the glass bottles you remember so fondly. But this is The Modern Milkman, with online ordering via their app or website. Your modern milkie…

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Complete a simple survey for a chance to win £150 Love2Shop Vouchers

The Family Panel is a specialist family insight agency (  and they have a survey they are asking parents to be and parents of children 0-24 years old to complete. So, please fill in the following survey if you are pregnant or have a child aged 24 months or younger. It will only take a…

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Right now, I’m hearing parents who have a range of feelings that are being triggered by their kids’ behaviour.   “I’m taking my emotions out on my kids… There’s just not enough time…” I get it!  That negative voice in your head telling you that you’re just not getting it right, over and over again. But…

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‘A yoga love affair’ By York perinatal yoga teacher, Alison Goodwin

Let me take you on a little journey through time, right back to the beginning of my story.  A busy career girl suffering a degree of burnout, I sought out yoga to help me relax.  I fell head over heels in love with the practice, and experienced a real sense of homecoming. I loved it…

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Introducing K9 Nation – the free app that helps to support and connect dog owners and dog businesses in the UK!

Sponsored Blog Post from K9 Nation Are you looking for new places to walk with your children and your dog this week? Are you raising a dog and don’t know where to turn for advice? Or maybe you’ve been trying to grow your dog business from home… We have a solution! Introducing K9 Nation –…

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