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SPD in pregnancy left me in crippling pain in pregnancy
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SPD in pregnancy left me in crippling pain

Hannah Price

Pregnancy is not an illness but when you have SPD it certainly feels like one. As mamas-to-be you want to feel strong and empowered and womanly. Having SPD makes you feel weak and distanced and fragile.

Common pregnancy problems - when you should worry and when you should call the doctor in pregnancy
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11 Common pregnancy problems: when should you call the doctor?

It’s hard to know when you should bat your worries away as pregnancy angst or when you should get things checked out just to be on the safe side. We’ve put together a list of the reasons when you should get things checked out. do just that and touch upon some of the common pregnancy problems that can occur.

school routine - school morning hacks to help kids get ready sooner
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12 Great morning school routine hacks

The getting ready for school routine in the mornings is the worst! We’ve put together some top tips and genius hacks to get you all more organised and to make the school morning routine a little bit easier.

Oreo pops - make these delicious oreo cookie pops for kids parties or kids activities
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Oreo pops

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: None
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy

Creamy prawn linguine - enjoy this lighter prawn carbonara recipe for your next family dinner
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Creamy prawn linguine

Prep: 5 mins
Cooking: 10 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 6 servings

stay at home date night ideas for tired parents
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8 great at home date night ideas

Mas & Pas

After your baby arrives, romantic nights out seem like a dim and distant dream. With that in mind we’ve put together some great stay at home date night ideas that are achievable no matter how knackered you are.

To my husband - thank you
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To my husband, thank you

Kate Scott

To my husband, I just want to say thank you. Two small words. But I don’t say them enough.

You know you're a mom when one or all of these things happen
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32 ways you know you’re a mom

Check out these 32 ways you know you’re a mom! You might try and fight these quirky habits that you pick up as a mother but before too long they become part of your daily routine. How many of these can you tick off?

Baby number 2. Welcome to level two. Out of Depth Dads life has changed with the arrival of baby number 2
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Welcome to LEVEL TWO. Life with the arrival of baby number 2

Chris McGuire, The Out Of Depth Dad

They say that ‘pride’ comes before a fall. As a SAHD to my two-and-a-half-year-old son, we’d got things into a nice routine, and nothing (poo, puke or my pathological hatred of Peppa Pig) could rock our little boat.

Pizza hearts - try this fun Valentines recipe for kids with these mini pizzas
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Pizza hearts

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 15 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 12 pizza hearts

Raspberry cookies - make a healthy kids snack with these raspberry oatmeal cookies
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Raspberry cookies

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 12 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 15 raspberry cookies

postnatal depression in dads - what you didn't know about paternal postnatal depression
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6 myths of postnatal depression in dads debunked

Viren Swami

After the birth of my son, I was diagnosed with postnatal depression. As a dad but also a social psychologist, I began writing about my experiences to try and better understand what I was going through.

Baby beef stew - one pot beef stew recipe for the whole family
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Baby beef stew

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 1 hour
Ages: Baby (8m+) to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 4 bowls

Postnatal anxiety - the postnatal condition no one talks about
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Postnatal anxiety, what we don’t talk about

Katie Scott

It first happened a few days after giving birth, when I was chopping carrots for an evening meal. It was like a sudden vision, a flash across my mind’s eye. As I drove the knife down into the carrot

mess up as parents - 12 parenting fails you'll almost definitely experience
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12 ways you’ll almost definitely mess up as a parent

There’s no such thing as a perfect parent and, if truth be told, everyone is bound to mess up as a parent and make mistakes along the way. Let’s just hope our kids forgive us somewhere down the line. In our defence – we REALLY didn’t mean it.

Jam roly poly cake - make this delicious sponge cake
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Jam roly poly cake

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 12 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Intermediate
Makes: 1 roly poly cake

Salmon pasta bows with a light creme fraiche sauce and fresh vegetables
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Salmon pasta bows

Prep: 5 mins
Cooking: 12 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 2 bowls

Being a working mum - what the truth of working and raising kids is like
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The truth about being a working mum

Being a working mum often feels like you’re being pulled in two directions. Both ‘jobs’ feel like they are full time and you are doing your utmost to keep the plates spinning and give each your best.

Swedish rye crispbread recipe - enjoy these homemade rye thins with caraway and a maple glaze
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Swedish rye crispbread

Prep: 15 mins plus 1 hour for rising
Cooking: 10 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Intermediate
Makes: 20 Crispbreads

Parsnip chips, parsnip crisps with thyme. Healthy kids snack or side
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Parsnip chips with thyme

Prep: 5 mins
Cooking: 25 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: One plateful or 3 small portions

Parent resolutions - 8 real parent new years resolutions that we can all try
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8 Real parent resolutions for the new year

The New Year has finally arrived and it’s a chance to look back and reflect on the year passed.  So we thought we would put together a list of 8 things we think a lot of us could do with giving up this New Year!

Apple sauce - try this homemade apple sauce as a breakfast spread or turkey side
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Homemade apple sauce

Prep: 5 mins
Cooking: 15-20 mins
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 4 servings

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