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Common childhood illnesses and complaints don’t always mean a trip to the GP

A pharmacist’s guide to when it’s safe to visit the pharmacy rather than a GP

Good Behavior Games for Preschoolers

Author: Lillia 336 0 0 0
13:21, 29 March 2013
Good Behavior Games for Preschoolers

Tired of nagging your child to do the right thing? Skip the lecture! Instead, add these super-fun ways to teach honesty, responsibility, compassion, patience, and more to your parenthood playbook. (We promise she won't even notice the lesson.)

Toddler development - mums’ top tips

Author: Myranda 416 0 0 0
12:27, 29 March 2013
Toddler development - mums’ top tips

There are many milestones in your toddler’s development. Mums share their best tips and advice about how your toddler develops 

Ideas for Painting Easter Eggs

Author: Keanna 332 0 0 0
10:28, 29 March 2013
Ideas for Painting Easter Eggs

Painting Easter eggs has long been a tradition in many families as the Easter holiday draws near. Many people simply dye the eggs these days, but painting them can be a fun and creative experience. There are a few simple steps you can take with household or craft supplies that can turn Easter eggs into miniature works of art.

Old Wives' Tales and Pregnancy

Author: Dora 255 0 0 0
10:06, 29 March 2013
Old Wives' Tales and Pregnancy

There are many Old Wives' Tales around which are passed onto pregnant women in an attempt to guess the sex of the baby amongst other things.

Saving for your child's education

University tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year will place even more pressure on parents already concerned about how they will afford their children's higher education costs.

Getting through the prep-school maze

Author: Brook 683 0 0 0
12:39, 28 March 2013
Getting through the prep-school maze

Not many of us have our 18-year-old child in mind when we first put him or her down for a place at nursery. But with the idiosyncratic English private school system such as it is, how you intend to educate your child in the second half of his/her school life will impact what you do with them when they are five.

13 Signs You May Be Pregnant

Author: Brianna 432 0 0 0
11:57, 28 March 2013
13 Signs You May Be Pregnant

Feel crampy or beyond exhausted? See the surprising clues that may indicate you're expecting -- before a pregnancy test would.

Best Toy Shops of London

Author: Keira 628 0 0 0
11:03, 28 March 2013
Best Toy Shops of London

London has a fantastic array of shops selling everything from retro board games and puppets to cool gadgets. Just make sure you allow enough time to play with everything

Children are clueless about Easter

Do your children know what Easter is all about?  Or is it just another time when they expect a gift?  A new study has revealed that British kids are clueless about Easter – with many believing it marks the birth of Jesus, and we eat eggs to celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday

Top 10 money saving tips

Author: Tracie 331 0 0 0
10:11, 28 March 2013
Top 10 money saving tips

If you’re looking for ways to cut back on expenditure in these trying times, then get some inspiration from these money saving tips

How to get your baby to have a daytime nap every day

Babies who have enough naps during the day tend to sleep better at night. What more incentive do you need, asks Jane Yettram?

Hospital bag checklist - what to pack for your labour

What to take with you to hospital when you give birth, including an easy-to-follow packing checklist to download and print

Returning to your old job now you're a mother

Dreading the return to work? You can have the best of motherhood and keep your career, by negotiating your conditions

10 things you need to know about saving

With money tight and many households juggling to make ends meet, it's tough to save at the moment. And with the Bank of England base rate at a historic low of just 0.5% you might also think there's little point.

Sea Life London Aquarium

Author: Emely 341 0 0 0
13:04, 27 March 2013
Sea Life London Aquarium

Located on the popular South bank of the river Thames, within the historic County Hall building, SEA LIFE London Aquarium is home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life and the jewel in the crown of the UK SEA LIFE attractions.

Fun Easter Holiday Activities

Author: Ethel 354 0 0 0
12:20, 27 March 2013
Fun Easter Holiday Activities

Want some inspiration for your Easter holidays? Here’s some of our favourite children’s games, crafts and activities to play indoors or out.

How will the 2013 cuts in child benefit affect you? Need tips on how to save on family essentials? Read on…

Cuts in child benefits are a concern for many families, but what does it really mean to you? Will you lose some of yours? And if you do, where can you save

Best Theme Parks Neer to London

Author: Cherry 531 0 0 0
10:49, 27 March 2013
Best Theme Parks Neer to London

If you’re done with Madame Tussauds or the London Dungeon, and have taken to staring blankly at nothing when you’re on the London Eye, it might be time to seek your thrills elsewhere. And thankfully for you, elsewhere doesn’t have to be far away. 

Winter health tips for baby and family

Keep your baby healthy, warm and comfortable into the winter months