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WIN an Arabella dressing table set and £50 voucher from Melody Maison

This month, Melody Maison have teamed up with At home to give one lucky winner a chance to win an Arabella Dressing Table Set and a Fifty Pound Gift Voucher to spend on our website www.melodymaison.co.uk  The Arabella Dressing table is the perfect addition to any bedroom makeover! A stunning Dressing Table, with Triple Mirror and Matching Stool. It has beautiful and tastefully understated detailing to the f ...

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WIN! £150 John Lewis vouchers courtesy of DocNoc!

Have you ever wished to STOP the painful long waiting times to see your GP or a Consultant? What would you do if your little one has an earache or you have a bad urine infection on a Sunday morning? You can’t call your GP and the thought of having to wait hours in A&E is not very appealing. Check Katy’s story with DocNoc here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKNUdLf2qlc On DocNoc you can: - Locate geo ...

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Parenting with Jo Frost – June 2016

HELLO PARENTS This year, I've been clocking up thousands of miles on the road as I've gone mobile in the US. I've been touring the country meeting families for my latest TV show Nanny On Tour, solving problems and issues that affect so many parents. Challenging, yes, but I'm so happy that I can help families find alternative ways to parent if their current approach isn't working. I find that wherever I am i ...

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Considering adoption? Next week is National Adoption Week!

National Adoption Week starts  3rd – 9th November 2014, highlighting the real need for more people to consider adoption. In 2013 there were over 68,000 looked after children in England alone. (www.baaf.org.uk) Nearly half of these children became looked after because of abuse or neglect. The amount of children in the care system continues to rise and the need for adopters to help a child have a childhood is ...

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Pros and cons of paying your children and teens for completing tasks

Chores. Everyone does them and nobody loves them. Getting children to help around the house teaches them many valuable lessons about growing up, but should you be paying your children for their help? Here’s a list of pros and cons to help you decide what’s best for you. The Pros The first rule of economics is that people respond to incentives. Whether you’re a child or adult, there’s no exception to the rul ...

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In-app charges: How to keep your child’s down-time from costing you a fortune

This year Nintendo celebrates its 125th birthday. Starting as a Japanese company making traditional playing cards, Nintendo has been a key player in the development of the gaming world we know today. The first game console, once cutting edge technology, would probably look more like an antique to our children. So, it’s fair to say – the gaming world has changed a lot over the years. In game charges can be a ...

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The adoption journey

Adoption is a way of providing a loving new family for children who cannot be brought up by their own parents. Nicole Harman tells us of one of her experiences helping a couple in their journey to adopt a child.  “I am passionate about my role and find great pleasure in knowing that I have helped people create families.” says Nicole “Over the past year the most rewarding result has not only been the volume ...

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Bringing up teens: the latest stats

A study of 1,500 parents who have, or recently had, teenagers has illustrated the hard times other mums and dads are set to go through when their children enter the teenage years. During a time when emotions run high, teens can experience bouts of sulking and are likely to spend hours in the bathroom 66 times a year. They are also likely to empty the fridge of all its contents once or twice a week and arriv ...

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What type of mummy are you?

Baby and I get out and about a fair bit during the week, going to different baby groups.  When Baby is entertaining herself, I enjoy a spot of mummy watching.  I have come to realise that there are different types of mummy.  Maybe we are all one of these types or maybe these types are transient.  Here are my top 8 mummy characters; ♥ Mary Poppins Mum - This is the type of mum that I think I secretly want to ...

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How you can make school days that little bit easier

A bit of forward planning can make all the difference for busy parents. Mornings, afternoons and evenings… When you have kids, they all roll into one. Fighting for the bathroom before school, getting the kids to eat breakfast, making packed lunches and thinking about what to cook for dinner when each child wants something different – being a parent is hard work! Then there are the arguments about what the c ...

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What to do with your kids during the Christmas holidays

Keep your kids occupied over the school holidays with inexpensive fun days out and new experiences: Have fun learning at an exhibition Exhibition centres around the country host different events all year round, appealing to all interests – both fun and educational (or both). The Christmas holidays are an ideal time to get hands-on and visit one. The NEC in Birmingham (www.thenec.co.uk) is showcasing a numbe ...

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