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A dad's role

A dad's role

a dad's role is vital in providing role models and the love and support of being a father

Single Parents

Single Parents

coping as one, the trials and tribulations of being a single parent

Working Mums

Working Mums

trying to enjoy the work/life balance of being a working mum

Labels for Kids

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Be careful how you describe your children to their faces, to your friends and listen to what other family members say about each other and be mindful of accepting what you hear from your child’s teachers. Labels are so easy to give and so hard to undo.

Lonely Mums

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WE’VE all been there. You love being a mum, but you feel as though your whole world revolves around taking care of your baby or toddler’s needs, and an endless cycle of washing, cooking and cleaning. You’d also like to talk to someone who doesn’t just speak toddlygook sometimes.

How to Avoid an Expensive Christmas

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‘Money makes the world go around!’, as Liza Minnelli sang in “Cabaret”, but debt is on the increase and Christmas can stretch family finances at the best of times. Here’s how to turn the situation around:

Helping a Shy Child

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Of course having confidence and the ability to speak up can be taught – it can be taught from you first and foremost, from school, from friends, from family and from Life so being shy is not something that has to be suffered, endured or just tolerated.

Keep Kids Sparkling Safe

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With crackers, bangers and sparkles lighting up the skies this week, mumknowsbest offers some handy hints on Guy Fawkes safety so you and your little ones can enjoy bangs without the burns.

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