Archive for September, 2013

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Let’s make… cress heads

We love this for an easy indoor growing project. Kids learn the essentials of watering plants and are rewarded with speedy growing cress heads. And a yummy filling for an egg sandwich.

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A sneak peek into mum inventor Keira’s new project

Mum inventor Keira, creator of the Mamascarf and Babasac, has just returned from the Kind & Jugend show in Cologne, Germany and gives us some more tantalising details about the next product she’s designing.

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3 questions to ask when buying safety gates

So baby’s on the move and keen to explore? Exciting times! Now we don’t sell spare sets of eyes for the back of your head, but we do stock an excellent range of safety gates. Here’s the need-to-know.


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Our first parenting party with Mother & Baby magazine

We love a party, we do. Last night at our Hedge End store we hosted the first of our parenting events with our friends from Mother & Baby mag. Here’s the story in pictures…


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Favourite 5 lightweight pushchairs

Whether you’re doing a speed shop, visiting granny or off on a weekend break, you’ll want a nice, lightweight set of wheels for maximum nippiness and minimum hassle. Our Peterborough pushchair specialist Rachael talks us through her favourite five.

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The first time I met my brother

The moment your children meet each other for the very first time has to be right up there in the ‘Things you’ll never forget’ category. Mummy of two Chloe shares some of the magical moments she has captured on camera since welcoming her second son into the world.

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Ask a midwife live Q&A

Watch our live Google Q&A session with our two formidable midwives Roberta and Susan. A big thank you to everyone who contributed.

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Ask a midwife: how do I write a birth plan?

In our latest Ask A Midwife video, antenatal education specialist Susan takes us through writing a birth plan – or ‘flexible birth preferences’ as she prefers to call it!

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Ask a midwife: what do I pack in my hospital bag?

It’s probably the most exciting bag you’ll ever pack. Watch Community Midwife Debi’s advice on everything you need in your hospital bag for the debut of your new baby.

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Why I became a Stay at Home Dad (SAHD)

John Adams writes DadBlogUK and was inspired to start blogging after 18 months looking after his kids. In his post for our Kiddicare blog, John tells us why he gave up a successful career to become a Stay at Home Dad.


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