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We Are Family: A Conversation With Blendeddaduk

Today, when we think of family, no single image comes to mind. Nowadays, the typical family structure includes blended families, single parent families and same-sex parent families. With this in mind, we have asked parent bloggers to share their experiences raising their families in today's world. BlendedDadUK has kindly... more

The Best Way To Spoil Your Mum This Mother’s Day

Enter our raffle and be in with a chance to win the Personalised Signature Disc Necklace from Merci Maman. **CLICK HERE TO ENTER RAFFLE** Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your mum just how much you love her – but thinking of fun new ways to do this... more

Au Pair Tips: Holidays With Your Host Family

Tips for going, or not going, on holiday with your host family.  One of the big questions au pairs and host families need to ask themselves is what happens when the host family goes on holiday? Does the host family need you to come and mind the kids or do they want a... more

Babysitting For Beginners: Meet The Children

How first-time babysitters can start their new job with ease. Are you worried about your first babysitting job coming up? Don’t worry – you are not alone! Lots of first-time babysitters worry about their first babysitting experience. Questions such as - will the children like me, what games will I play... more

Are You Scared Of Your Child?

5 signs you fear your kids and how you can change their behaviour Parents fearing their children is more common than you might think. Many parents are so afraid of tantrums and kids' reactions that they bend over backwards trying please them. Now, there's nothing wrong with giving into kids sometimes and wanting... more

How To Send Children To Bed Stress-Free

Do your kids seem to find all their energy right before bedtime? If so, you are not alone.  At the end of each day, parents and caregivers have the task of getting the kids to bed. But often it seems like the little ones are not even close to being... more

Au Pair Tips: What To Do If You Feel Homesick

How you can fight homesickness and have an amazing au pair experience.  When you travel far away from your friends and family, it is natural to experience homesickness at some point or another. Almost every au pair needs an adjustment period to settle into their new surroundings and, even then, pangs of... more

What You Need To Know About Getting A Check-Up For Your Dog

Check-ups are vital to maintaining your dog’s health so schedule regular visits to the vet. Here’s what else you need to know.  The average lifespan of a dog is 10 to 16 years, depending on their breed, size, temperament and health. To prolong the life expectancy of your dog, you should plan a... more