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Fierce Kids Fashion

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Fashion is for everyone, young and old. The only proviso is that for kids it’s the parents who call the shots. And with fashion it’s all about the ‘tude. It’s not always what you...

Five Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Get Pregnant

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Babies are adorable. The desire to have a child is not at all uncommon whether you’re married and have been for several years or whether you’re single and plan to stay that way. A...

Old Wives Tales for Common Ailments

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Recently I got the chance to hop on a ferry to France crossing from Dover to Calais with my parents for a lovely shopping spree. I did however develop a very sore throat on...

Are UK kids TV characters sexist?

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The first ever series of the kids TV show Thomas and Friends hit our screens in September 1984. This show was filled with starry eyed young teen trains such as the loveable Thomas, Gordon...

Talking to Your Kids About Sex: 10 Things You Need to Know

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Having 'the talk' with kids is never easy; even for the most relaxed and easy going parent. What you say will have a great impact on how your kids feel about sex and how...

10 Steps to Planning a Great Family Vacation on a Budget

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For most families, vacation comes but once a year if it even comes that often. For that reason, you want your family vacation to go smoothly, be fun and most importantly be memorable for...

Keeping Your Kids Busy Over Summer Vacation

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The time is coming, parents. Your kids will soon be done with school for the entire summer and you'll need to find some way to keep them entertained. That isn't really as hard as...

Are Your Kids on Drugs: 10 Warning Signs to Look For

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Little is scarier to the parent of a teenager than the knowledge that, despite your best efforts, so many things could go wrong and this very important stage in their lives. Drugs are always...

Planning the Perfect Slumber Party for Your Teenage Daughter

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I still remember my very first slumber party. I had six friends over for my thirteenth birthday. I don’t know how my mother didn’t go out of her mind. Six just barely teenage girls...

Out of the Ordinary Family Holidays

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For most families, the annual holiday involves packing up everything but the kitchen sink and escaping somewhere family-friendly such as Majorca or Turkey for a week (and no doubt returning slightly frazzled, albeit with...