Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 27

Royal Wedding Preparation

The event of the year will be taking place this Friday as we all are well aware by now. Whether you’re a royalist or anti-royal, it will be a day of celebration for the country. The only question remaining is: how will you be celebrating? Most schools will be off and many businesses will be …

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Apr 22

The Baby Show is back at the NEC

Head to the NEC for the best start for mother and baby The Baby Show, NEC Birmingham, 20-22 May 2011 The Baby Show returns to Birmingham’s NEC in May to offer must have products, free expert advice and an unrivalled shopping experience for parents and parents-to-be. Being a parent can be expensive, but with the …

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Apr 21

Wizards at Waverly Place on Disney Channel

If your kids like watching Disney Channel and you’re stuck for things to do this Easter, you may like to know that the new series of Wizards of Waverly Place stars on Monday 25th April. The Wizard show which has scooped the Kids’ BAFTA for Best Kids’ Television Show in the Kids’ Vote category stars …

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Apr 18

Eastenders Baby Drama comes to an end

Eastenders will end the dramatic story line of Kat and Alfie’s baby-switch drama this week with Ronnie finally confessing all and handing Baby Tommy back to his rightful parents. What began in January as a story about cot death, the Baby Swap story generated thousands of complaints as viewers spoke up about their feelings regarding …

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Apr 11

Is back to sleep causing problems?

We are all familiar with the Back to Sleep Campaign launched in 1994 which instructed parents to place their newborn babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). As a result of this directive, babies are spending more and more time on their backs which has apparently …

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Apr 08

Is Breast Best?

To kick off BBC Three’s Bringing Up Britain season, Cherry Healey (Cherry Goes Dating, Cherry Gets Married) presents a revealing and compelling documentary that explores both sides of the breastfeeding debate which will air Tuesday 12 April on BBC3 at 9:00pm. Breastfeeding is, for some, a taboo subject and it often provokes controversy. The World …

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Apr 06

What was your worst purchase for baby?

We all remember the early expectant parent days. You’re so thrilled to be pregnant and the plethora of baby products out there make your shopping list prior to baby’s arrival ginormous! Often times, we buy up everything the “expert lists” tell us because we assume that, as they’re the “experts” they must know what we …

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Apr 04

Mobile Phones in the Classroom

As a former Teaching Assistant in two different secondary schools, I know, firsthand, the difficulty of dealing with mobile phones in the classroom. I was appalled to find students sneakily pulling out their mobile phones, hiding them under the tables and texting classmates or going on the internet. At one school, all we could do …

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