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Top 5 Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

Let’s admit it; this parenting business isn’t always easy. We’ve made a few mistakes over the last 12 months – far more than we’d like to admit! While we can’t change the past, there’s plenty of little steps we can make today that could have a big impact on our children’s tomorrow. So with the festive season drawing to an end, here are our top 5 parenting resolutions to see us into the New Year. 1. Set a limit on working hours For many parents, the reality of modern living means that we can no longer afford to give...

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Top Tips to Fight Winter Weight Gain Blues

During the winter months it can be very easy to slip into the “World of Comfort” and “Land of Excuseville”.  You may find yourself battling with the blankets in the morning or succumbing to the lure of the TV and sofa in the evening to avoid being out in the cold. And what with being a busy mum, trying to make time to exercise in the winter seems so much harder than normal! Had a visit from the clothes-shrinking fairy? Why is it at this time of year that we allow ourselves to have more treats and indulge?  It...

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Post Your Christmas Letters to Santa Soon!

Have your children written letters to Santa sharing all their wishes and desires for Christmas? If so, the Royal Mail will send deliver a letter back – direct from Santa – and it’s a FREE service! (Bravo Royal Mail!) The deadline for posting is Friday 8th December 2017. According to the Royal Mail website, all you have to do is address each letter to: Santa/Father Christmas Santa’s Grotto Reindeerland XM4 5HQ Simply put a stamp on the envelope you’re posting and ensure the letter includes your child’s name and address for a reply. The Royal Mail says: “Santa will...

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CLOSED – Goose and Friends Competition

Win 1 of 2 signed copies of Goose and Friends and a brand new plush toy! The Christmas countdown is officially on and as we embrace all things merry and bright, finding the perfect present for little loved ones becomes the all-important mission this December. With trees bought, lights a-twinkling and homes transformed to celebrate the festivities, Goose and Sophie from acclaimed children’s book series Goose, simply love Christmas time! To celebrate everyone’s favourite time of year, plus the launch of the brand-new Goose and Friends website, we have teamed up with award-winning author and illustrator of Goose, Laura...

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CLOSED – Schwinn Roadster Trike Competition

Win a Schwinn Roadster trike worth £80 with the Sudocrem Play More Campaign. With outdoor play at an all-time low, Sudocrem has announced its winners in this year’s national Play More campaign, now in its second year, which encourages children to get outside and Play More! Based on new research carried out by the nation’s favourite nappy cream, British children spend an average of five hours each week outside, compared to 45.5 hours in front of the TV. According to Professor Sir Robert Winston, a supporter of the campaign, spending so much time using technology at the cost of...

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