Does my baby have colic? I imagine that this is one of the most google-d phrases from parents of newborns. If your baby is crying in discomfort it is the easiest conclusion to jump to. We were lucky, Aria never suffered with colic, or at least we don’t think she did. Don’t get me wrong, she would often cry and seemed to suffer from bad wind after a feed, sometimes…

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We’ve all been there, and by all I mean all of us serial dieters. Us yo yo dieters. Those of us who like to experiment with the latest fad diets. Those of us who are never happy with our weight and are always planning to do something about it. I know the ten stages of dieting well. I go through them on every single diet, and am currently on point…

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Confession time, I have never travelled overseas with Aria. The sheer thought of travelling abroad with a baby or toddler sends shockwaves of panic through me and makes me quite content with good old Barrybados (Barry Island for those of you who aren’t from around here). Airport security freaks me out anyway, but trying to clear it with a baby and all of their crap? No thank you! Can you…

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With Father’s Day fast approaching I guess it’s about time I start to think about gifts. I’m the lazy kind of shopper, the shopper that wants to do it all from my sofa in just a few clicks of a button, and preferably nail it all on the first website that I visit, and so I was quite excited to discover Amara’s* fantastic product range. Over the years I’ve bought…

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Going on holiday can cause quite an internal dilemma when you have a pet at home. Do you bring your furry friend along? Find a friendly neighbour or friend to pop in and feed them/walk them? Or send them for a short stay in a cattery or kennel? Even from there, there are so many options. If you decide to take your pet with you, there are a few vital…

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