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A Little Article About a Little Boy

If I had my time over again as a dad and stepdad, I’d do it so differently.

When You Think You’re a Blog Genius, but it Actually Turns out You’re Just Old.

I’ve had reason to be wondering lately, am I an old fart yet? I mean, I’ve got some of the warning signs – balding, flabby, short of breath when walking to the car. Not likely though, because I still shop at Fat Face, right? Come on! Fat Face!

Looking for a Great Job With Flexible Hours? Be Your Own Boss!

Let’s face it, it’s no joke when you’re contending with the stresses of running your life, caring for the family and balancing the domestic budget. And if you’re thinking of returning to work after a long absence, how will that affect home life, childcare and all your usual routines?

When You Never Quite Feel You’re Getting the Work/Family Balance Right

If you’re a parent, you pretty much have to deal with mixed feelings all the time. It just goes with the territory. Balancing the needs of the wee ones with the overwhelming desire to flop onto the sofa with a glass of something lovely! It’s just a reality of being a mum or dad, and we all struggle with it now and again.

Autistic Logic Before my Morning Coffee, Hurts my Head

I don’t care what anyone says, some things are sacred. My first coffee of the day is sacred, and having a bit of quiet to drink it – that’s another one.

Top Tips for a Happy First Holiday with Baby

We’ve all seen the TV ads featuring holidays with mum, dad and baby – gorgeous white beaches, everyone smiling and lazing on hammocks with lovely long drinks, baby all contented as she goes down for the night.

The Small Wonder of Baby Signing

Ok, I’ll admit it right at the start – I really wish I had learned to sign with my babies!

Framed casts – portrait or landscape? See your framed set in a different way!

Of all the products we offer our customers, there’s a special place in our hearts for the classic framed casts.

Stories of school run meltdowns!

You may have done it once, or you may have done it a hundred times, but one thing is for sure – however many times you’ve done the school run, for some reason it doesn’t get any easier!

Get them reading! Ten tips to make them into little book lovers

It was easy in the old days when we were kids, wasn’t it? No mobile phones, no Facebook or Candy Crush.

From fashion to gifts, bespoke is the new black!

Back in the day, it seemed that anything bespoke meant just one thing – expensive and unattainable.

Babytalk! Coaxing that special first word and capturing the moment.

Of all the milestones in baby’s little life, the first word or two must be right up there with the most special of all.

A customer story: Becky

Hand and feet casting was quite new to me, so when I saw this, I took the opportunity to collect my first born’s castings (not from Tootsie Toes I must admit!). He was two at the time.