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Coping with Christmas with Tweens and Teens

Coping With Christmas For Parents of Tweens and Teens by Dr Melanie Smart, Child Psychologist ‘That’ age, the cusp of teenage-dom, not quite a child, not quite an adult.

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Christmas at Cosmo in Southampton

We were thrilled to receive an invite to Cosmo restaurant in Southampton last week, to celebrate the first anniversary of  their opening, as well as the launch of their new Christmas Menu 2017.

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What to pack in your hospital bag…?

Many a time I take the short walk from the Labour Ward to the Antenatal ward to collect a couple in labour and often wonder if it would be easier to ring Pickfords to transfer all of the bags, tablets

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Tips for making a brilliant birth plan

Almost as soon as you tell people you’re pregnant you can expect to start hearing horror stories about how terrible people’s births have been.

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What’s New at Hampshire Mums?

  Add Your Business Want to see your business on Hampshire Mums? Your business will appear in the directories local to your business.

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Birthday party ideas

Organising a kids party can be stressful, kids are prone to change their mind at the last minute and amend the attendee list multiple times! Luckily there are so many different options out there that

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This week’s top 5 kids fashion brands

Looking for clothes for your little ones aged 0-7 and fancy something a little different to the normal high street stores? Take a look at some of my favourite brands: 1.

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Celebrity Deaths in 2016

This year has seen an unprecedented number of famous deaths (and it’s still only June).

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Beard Bib

Not much to say about this except what a bloody brilliant idea and where’s it been all my life! Save the sink, floor, mantelpiece, wherever is deemed an appropriate shaving location from those p

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Just do it already, get that running buggy!

This is a great post if you’re in a quandary about whether or not to buy a running buggy, not so great if you’re not, so my apologies while I bang on about why I love mine so very much! Si

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3 Top Butt-Busting moves for busy Mums

Calling all MUMS! Did you realise you get a saggy butt after pregnancy? I had NEVER realised this, worried about my breasts – YES, my stomach – YES, my bingo wings – YES, my butt, no

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Selfish Mother… Telling it how it is

Selfish Mother is a collection of articles and videos from a whole host of global writers talking about the trials and tribulations (with a dose of reality and humour) of pregnancy and motherhood.

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Kate Spade Charm Bracelets

I really like these cute Kate Space charm bracelets, perfect to build for yourself or a friend, mother, sister, daughter etc.

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Handmade embellished swimsuits

These handmade, beautifully embellished swimsuits are perfect for a very special holiday or pool party (think VEGAS). Here are some of my favourites and they also make to measure: luxique.co.

Parenting bloggers

Blogging as a parent is now common place as well as seemingly bloody lucrative if you’ve got a good one.

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Maternity Matters

I experienced a traumatic birth with my second son just under 12 weeks ago, one day I hope I’ll feel able to share my story as I’m sure there are many women who have been through somethin

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Get Fit with Davina

I don’t usually feature celebrity ‘stuff’ on the site but I’m going to break my rule for Davina as she’s earned it (think her 2014 Sport Relief Challenge).

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The lowdown on: Waist Shaping

What is Waist Shaping? Waist shaping is a gradual process of waist reduction using latex waist shapers, body shapers or corsets – think Victorian style corset! If worn over a period of time the

07.07.15 ClaraFrancis Jewellery

Clara Francis Jewellery

Worn by the likes of Alexa Chung, Sara Cox and Emma Bunton these beautiful hand beaded jewels are inspired by nature, fantasy and fairytales, much like her website.