Author Archives: Andy Meears

Meningitis B Vaccine offered to all babies from September

All newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat Meningitis B from September, the government has announced. The Men B Vaccine will be given to babies at two months, four months and 12 months old. The … Continue reading

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Top Tips on weaning your baby.

Weaning your baby onto solid food is the start of an exciting journey. To start with, weaning your baby is all about getting them used to the new tastes and textures, as well as helping them learn to take food … Continue reading

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SAFE IN THE SUN

Childhood should be carefree playing in the sun… We all enjoy long sunny days…the sun makes you feel good by supplying the body with vitamin D, however, it is important to protect against harmful rays. For most people, sun cream … Continue reading

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Are you weaning your baby onto solid food? Try our Sweet Potato Mash.

Sweet potato is a very tasty vegetable and as mash is a perfect baby weaning recipe. Sweet potato is a good source of beta-carotene and has a gorgeous colour, which makes this an attractive first food for your baby. You … Continue reading

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5 tips for starting your own business from home

By Rowena Maskell from Outset Online, the free online business start-up tool. If you are thinking about starting your own business, then chances are that (at least initially!) you’ll be working from home. You won’t be alone – almost 70% … Continue reading

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Celebrity birthdays in July – who do you share your birthday with?

Birthdays are GREAT! Especially at a younger age. You get all of the attention, as much of the cake as you want and most importantly you get all of the presents. The next time your little one is tearing through … Continue reading

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Nappy rash that won’t clear

There’s lots going on over on our baby and toddler forum with many like-minded mums & dads looking for parenting help, advice and information. Can you help with a problem? Nappy rash that won’t clear. “DD2 is 6 months old and has had the … Continue reading

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Activity ideas and fun days out for babies and toddlers.

The weekends do not have to be dull or boring, find a local fun activity for you and your family this weekend on our Local Events Calendar! Just click on one of the events to find out more information or visit … Continue reading

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Small Steps Father’s Day Special Cover Star Competition winner announced and how to take part in next month’s competition.

Congratulations to Caleb, age 3 and his dad Ant Dawson for this fantastic winning Father’s Day Special photo!  Caleb and Ant are our Cover Star winners for the month of June. It is lovely to see so many wonderful pictures each … Continue reading

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Baby, toddler and family days out.

Looking for fun baby, toddler and family days out  this weekend? Our Local Events Calendar has stacks of activities and fun ideas of places to go and what to see this weekend. Ash End House Children’s Farm: Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull. A small, family owned … Continue reading

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