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6 reasons why playing music helps your child

Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience… Dr. Oliver Sacks Music is a natural medium for each newborn human and it is an essential part of every child’s development. The development of musical ability is invaluable for the improvement of creativity and abstract and logical thinking. Music has a positive […]

by Helen • March 17, 2017
What your kids really want to put in their mouth - ALL THE TIME! We've got more great fun parenting charts and printables on the site. Come check them out; for a smile, or for some activities for you and yours.
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Real KiddyCharts #1: What your kids really want to eat

We are starting a new series on the site. We all know how much you love a good printable; so we thought we would make a few alternative charts that would raise a smile now. Enter Real KiddyCharts, to go alongside our free charts. Kids eat EVERYTHING, but what you actually want them to; this […]

by Helen • March 15, 2017
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Win £200 in shopping vouchers by telling us about free samples

Some of you may know that I do a little bit of work for Talk to Mums from time to time, and the company have got a great new giveaway live on their blog, which I thought that I would share with my readers. I KNOW it is something that you are going to like. […]

by Helen • March 10, 2017
5 tips for creating imaginative play spaces
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5 top tips for creating imaginative play spaces

Imagination is key to a child’s development. Pretend play can help children develop a real concept of the real world through a whole world of imagined scenarios. How can you as parents help nurture this creative side or this ability to pretend and create imaginary worlds? We have come up with five practical ways to […]

by Guest Blogger • March 10, 2017

blogfoster UK: 5 reasons to monetise your blog with the new kid on the influencer marketing block

I have been blogging for over five years now, but I am still learning. There isn’t a week that goes by without me finding out about something new. And this week was no different, when I signed up to the new influencer marketing platform, blogfoster UK. It is a pleasure to work with influencer marketing platforms, […]

by Helen • March 9, 2017
Fireman activity printable for kids
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Fireman activity for kids: Free paper dolls

Do you have a little firefighter fan at home? I’m sure this fireman activity free printable paper dolls will put a big smile on those little faces. These free paper dolls will keep kids busy and entertained for hours and hours. Firefighters are super popular among kids and for a good reason, they protect us from […]

by Helen • March 8, 2017
Be loud and proud and go for bright colours, and love yourself when your choose your swimming costume. Its got to be done!
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Five top tips for buying a swimming costume for self-conscious mums

I HATE exercise, with a passion. The ONLY form that has ever worked for me is swimming, having started to swim a few years ago now, it really is the own thing that I do to keep fit that has stood the test of time. The hardest thing when I first started though, was to […]

by Helen • March 3, 2017
Simple and yummy scone recipe
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Simple scone recipe

We love scones, they are beyond delicious, so today we are sharing a really simple scone recipe with you. If you never had a chance to make these, this certainly is the recipe to go with, success is guaranteed. These scones could be used as part of the wonderful Tub4Grub campaign, make them, take a […]

by Helen • March 3, 2017
Baby sensory cards activity for kids
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Baby sensory cards

Baby sensory cards are a great way to entertain your baby and help them learn about different textures and colours as well as helping their developing sight. So today we have made some and are sharing some ideas on what you can include. We have made one which shows the contrast of black and white. […]

by Helen • March 3, 2017