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[7 Aug 2012 | 257 Comments | ]
Daddy’s Girl

We are so happy to share this delightful post from Ben Wakeling, dad of 2 boys, as he eagerly awaits the birth of his little girl.

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[4 Jul 2012 | 132 Comments | ]
Doulas – The Debate

Would you use a Doula? In his latest Parent Panel post Ben Wakeling takes a balanced look at what they offer to new parents in pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.

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[14 Jun 2012 | 1,332 Comments | ]
Hands on Dads

MultipleMummy Kerry celebrates her husband in this Parent Panel post dedicated to all the wonderful daddies out there! How will you be spoiling the daddy in your life this weekend?

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[7 Jun 2012 | 1,060 Comments | ]
Why we’re having a home birth

In his latest Parent Panel post Ben Wakeling talks about why he and his wife are hoping baby No 3 will be born at home.

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[31 May 2012 | 57 Comments | ]
Long Haul Travel With Kids

Travelling with small children can take a lot of organisation, and for many parents the thought of going long haul is simply out of the question. However, seasoned traveller Victoria Wallop from our Parent Panel shares some invaluable tips for taking the stress out of travel and encourages families to venture further afield.

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[29 May 2012 | 621 Comments | ]
Never too young for Science

Busy mum Kerry from Multiple Mummy talks about what inspired her to start another blog, which she now runs with Emma from Mummy…Mummy…Mum. The innovative Science Sparks inspires parents to engage in everyday science with their children and has recently been announced as a finalist in 2 categories in the MAD Blog Awards: Best MAD Schooldays Blog and Most Innovative MAD Blog.

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[24 May 2012 | 120 Comments | ]
Poor Parenting, and How to Fix It

Poor parenting is regularly being cited as a cause of bad behaviour in schools and wider society, and was reported to be one of the main factors leading to last year’s riots. Ben Wakeling from our Parent Panel takes a look at this hotly debated subject and wonders how we can fix the problem.

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[22 May 2012 | 261 Comments | ]
Olympics Days Out

With the Torch Relay well under way and only 2 months until the Games begin we’ve all been bitten by the Olympics bug! Mum of 3 Victoria Wallop has written a post about how to make the most of the fact that we are hosting the Games in our capital city, whether you are a lucky ticket holder or not!

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[15 May 2012 | 94 Comments | ]
Five Ways Dads Can Help During Pregnancy

Experienced dad Ben Wakeling from our Parent Panel shares his tips on ways dads-to-be can support their partners during pregnancy.

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[24 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Do We Play Games Together Any More?

Do you play board games with your children? In his latest Parent Panel post Ben Wakeling looks at how this important family past time seems to be on the demise and why we should still be making time for it.

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[17 Apr 2012 | 14 Comments | ]
Five Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Shyness

Ben Wakeling from our Parent Panel offers some sound advice on how to encourage your child to overcome their shyness.

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[12 Apr 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Healthy Eating – if I have to blitz it I will!

Multiple Mummy Kerry, from our Parent Panel, talks about how she has tried to overcome her own aversion to certain foods to ensure her children have as healthy and balanced a diet as possible.

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[9 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Spring Activities for Toddlers

In her latest Parent Panel post Cathy from NurtureStore shares some wonderful ideas for activities to enjoy with your tots this Spring.

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[22 Mar 2012 | 563 Comments | ]
Paying for Scan Photos: Justified, or Emotional Blackmail?

How much did you have to pay, if anything, for a printed out ultrasound image of your baby? Our Parent Panel dad Ben Wakeling voices his opinion on whether charging parents to be for their baby scan pics is the right thing to do.

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[8 Mar 2012 | 100 Comments | ]
Were You Put Under Pressure to Have Kids?

Ben Wakeling takes a look at the way many couples, and especially the female partners, find themselves under a lot of pressure from family and friends to produce a baby. Did it happen to you?