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Birthdays, Book Sales and Bumper Cars

After the unmitigated mayhem that had been June, I had been anticipating an equally crazy July. Boxing gloves and full body armour at the ready, I charged into the final weeks of school term determined to keep my sanity with … Continue reading

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The Melting Pot

Introductory Feature for Blog: Small Steps are pleased to be working with Tessa-Lynne Davies to bring you an exciting new Blog feature. Tessa-Lynne Davies is first and foremost, a lucky mum of four and devoted partner to a lovely man … Continue reading

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Starting nursery

Starting nursery is a special day in your child’s life, but it can be an emotional one for them and you! So how can you make sure your child’s first day at nursery goes smoothly? Parents and carers use day … Continue reading

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Connecting with family far away.

Travel writer and blogger Ann Belle this week looks at how to keep in touch with family far away. Living far from my extended family isn’t easy. Don’t get me wrong, I love living abroad. Still I get sad knowing … Continue reading

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Being a Dad, a Bloke’s Guide to the First 12 Months. Month ten – Becoming more Mobile.

Ah, the joys. At the ten month stage your baby will probably be able to crawl well on their hands and knees. Many babies will start to crawl before ten months but will only start to master the skill now. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Early Days – The first look at the Royal Baby

It’s now been several weeks since the famous Royal Baby first appeared. Ann Belle gives us an open and honest look back at that moment in time when Kate walked out of hospital with the Royal Baby to greet the … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips for a (nearly) Stress Free Family Holiday

With summer seemingly just around the corner (the weather might suggest otherwise), many families will be looking forward to a relaxing summer holiday. However, alongside the promise of sun, sea and sand, there is also likely to be stress. Whilst … Continue reading

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Only 13 weeks to go!

It’s now week 27 of my pregnancy, so only 13 weeks to go! I’m starting to feel very nervous and the thought of going through childbirth again scares me a little… I think it’s because I know what to expect … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Guest Blogger, our very own Kayleigh Compton.

Kayleigh works Part Time here at Small Steps and is very excited to announce that she is expecting her second child in July this year. I’m sure you will join us in congratulating Kayleigh and her family.  Kayleigh will be … Continue reading

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How to stop the potty training competition urge

Guest Blogger Helen Neale delves into one of her main potty training tips – trying NOT to turn it into a competition. However, that’s admirable advice, but how are you actually supposed to deal with the mum that says their … Continue reading

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