Top Tips To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun

As a mother to two very pale skinned, blond hair, blue eyed boys I worry once the sun comes out.  I love being in the sun and the boys love playing outside but they burn easily and making sure they are safe in the sun is my top priority. Here are my top tips for keeping kids safe in the sun. In the words of Baz Luhman Wear Sunscreen – my boys are always covered in it.  They are so used to being slathered in sun cream that there isn’t even the hint of a moan when it’s time to…

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Planning Your Wedding With Optimism

Photo Source Weddings can be tough to negotiate. Not only do you have plenty on your plate as far as this is concerned, but it can be hard to try and navigate the desires and wishes of your partner, your family, their family, and yourself. This is leaving out the circumstances of fate that might impede on that which we truly want. Our favorite venue might have emergency renovations booked for the week you wish your wedding to be on, or perhaps family members cannot make it from abroad. However, no matter what challenges you face, it is absolutely possible…

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6 Facts About Fertility Everyone Should Know

When you decide to have a baby you think it’s going to happen almost straight away, but one in six couples struggle to conceive and many of them must turn to private IVF treatment. If you’re planning to have children one day, or even if you’re already a parent, it’s worth getting clued up and doing your research about fertility to help improve your chances of a successful pregnancy. Check out the following facts of fertility, a few of them may surprise you:

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Celebrating Valentines Day (with a gin)

I have to admit myself and my husband don’t make a fuss of celebrating Valentines Day.  Once upon a time we used to make the effort, we’d book a nice meal, get dressed up but over twenty years and two kids later we tend to spend the day a little more low key.  We do acknowledge the day, we swap cards and will have a nicer than usual dinner but not much more. We used to buy each other presents.  When we were teenagers I could almost guarantee I’d get a soppy teddy bear and, if he was feeling a…

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Car Safety Advice for New Parents

As new parents you’ll understandably be incredibly protective of your latest arrival, wanting to keep them safe probably for the res of their life. You’ll start to notice dangers everywhere, from pushing them in a pram down the street to visiting a friend’s house. Driving can be a big worry, which is why it’s important to understand how to ensure your vehicle is safe. Whether you’re buying a fresh car from Unbeatablecar or already have a vehicle that needs adjusting, the following car safety advice should help keep your child safe. Choosing a Car Seat Before your baby is born,…

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