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Festive things to do with children in December.

December is here and our Local Events Calendar is filling up with all things Christmassy, from Victorian Christmas Fayres to festive fun at the theatre.  Click on one of the selected Christmas activities below for more information or visit our Calendar to find … Continue reading

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Stir Fried Beef with Noodles – something different for the Christmas season.

If you’re a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to give these Beef Stir-Fried Noodles a try over Christmas! This dish is super-delicious, very healthy and makes a perfect one-dish meal any night of the week. The recipe is quite flexible as … Continue reading

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Which celebrity do you share your birthday with in December?

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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Win a personalised Health & Wellness Consultation and Pampering Facial Workshop for Mums worth £75.00.

With over 45 years of working with women and babies, first as a midwife then as a business owner with Forever Living, Dorothy is thrilled to offer you four chances of winning a personalised Health & Wellness Consultation and Pampering … Continue reading

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November competition winners announced!

Each month we bring you lots of great competitions to enter on our website; with new competitions being added all the time. To enter our current and new competitions visit our Competitions page today! Check below to see if YOU were a winner in November. … Continue reading

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8 easy Christmas Crafts for kids

Let’s get crafty for Christmas … toddler style! Encourage creativity, keep little hands busy, make a mess, and enjoy your toddler time this festive season. Christmas crafts, in addition to being a great boredom buster, make super family gifts. Clear … Continue reading

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Changes to the car seat laws – make sure your child is in the right seat this Christmas.

The new car seat rules come in to affect tomorrow which see car booster seats without a back banned for younger children. In the past, children weighing as little as 15kg – around 3 years old – were allowed to … Continue reading

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Christmas recipe – Starry Toffee Cake Squares

It’s time to spread some Christmas cheer, and what better way to do so then with these easy-to-make Starry Toffee Cake Squares. They make fantastic gifts for family and yummy treats for your festive visitors. Your little ones will love … Continue reading

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Brand new competition – WIN a £30.00 voucher to spend on designer kids clothing.

Village Kids is a prestigious online and in-store boutique specialising in babies and children’s designer clothing and footwear. They stock a wide range of brand names you will know and love plus a few new, up & coming ones. Some … Continue reading

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Best Christmas gifts for 2-3 year olds.

Here at Small Steps Parenting we’ve been looking into Christmas present ideas for different age groups – this week it’s 2-3 year olds. If you’re like us and not part of the organised group of mums (and dads) who have already finished … Continue reading

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