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Pint size Superheroes

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Moving house, Children
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I’ve always thought that my kids are pretty special (don’t we all) but this week I realised that I have actually bred bona fide superheroes! In the last seven days my two chilren (who are both under 6) have moved countries, said farewell to their Dad for the next 8 weeks, coped with serious jetlag ...

“Hi, I’m X’s Mum” (or how becoming a mum means losing your own name!)

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Childcare
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Guest Blogger: Clair from www.childcareclair.com Being an ex nursery nurse, you would think that I would be prepared for having my own children. In some ways maybe (I can create a good art activity!!) but nothing quite prepares you for parenthood. And here I am now, with two years experience of being a Mum to ...

A reading journey….

by ParentalChoice
in Children
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A major happening in my life at the moment is my five year old daughter learning to read and write. It’s been an interesting time and I was invited to share my journey as a guest blogger for Redhouse Books. Please visit the first link to see the blog. http://my.redhouse.co.uk/blog/2012/sep/support-your-child-home-they-start-th...

Relaxing with the children – yes it is possible!

by ParentalChoice
in Holidays, Children
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I think we actually achieved the impossible this weekend – well almost! We went away for a long weekend with the girls and actually relaxed. It was heavenly. It was a bank holiday weekend that even the weather didn’t spoil! After our fairly disastrous week in France earlier this summer, I was feeling pretty depressed ...

Pay now, play later…

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Financial Planning
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  Guest Blogger: Hushna Choudhury from Healthy Investment The first thing I did after my son Cian was born? Take out a savings plan for him with Healthy Investment. Why did I do that? Was it because of the high cost of university fees? Maybe it’s the almost impossible costs of buying a new house? ...