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Sumptuous summer recipes

Keep your family happy this summer with these delicious seasonal recipes! Quinoa and halloumi burgers with corn salsa Gluten-free grain quinoa is a complete protein, meaning it provides all the amino acids necessary for the repair and maintenance of the body’s cells, tissues and muscles. It’s healthy and delicious! Ingredients (serves 4) 55g red quinoa […]

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8 great ways to save money this Christmas

Finance expert Martin Lewis gives some handy tips to help cut the cost of Christmas this year and next No, we don’t want Christmas songs, goods or fairy lights in October, or even in November. Christmas is on December 25 and that’s where it should stay. But while it’s still too early to celebrate, it’s […]

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Festive fashion

Keep your kids warm, stylish and festive in these delightful wintry outfits… Bear fleece onesie This tiny onesie is beautifully soft and comfy, complete with a hood sporting loveable furry ears and a shielded zip front to keep your little one warm and toasty 0-18 months £30 my1styears.com Sequinned two-in-one dress Add a little glamour […]

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New product reviews

BabyBjörn We Carrier I now understand why I see so many mummies and daddies sporting BabyBjörn carriers. This carrier is by far the most comfortable we have tried, especially for Daddy, who is well over six feet tall. The waist belt is padded and wide, so it doesn’t dig in and your little one’s weight […]

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New product reviews

Maxi-Cosi AxissFix car seat I was really excited to try out this new breed of car seat. So many legal changes are coming into play at the moment, and this seat seems to have all bases covered. It’s i-Size compliant and offers IsoFix (with tether), a five-point harness and an adjustable headrest; everything you would […]

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Editor’s picks

Pony Party gadget case Children can keep their special items safe in this adorable unicorn gadget case. Shaped like a mini backpack, it has one large compartment and a small zip-up pocket on the front. £8.50 paperchase.co.uk Monster Mash Up gadget case This fun monster carry case is perfect for kids to store the items […]

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Fashion

Your kids will be super excited about going back to school with these must-have fashion items Elephant Print Rain Mac This delightful raincoat will keep the wet weather at bay as your kids head to school. It’s so distinctive you’ll be able to spot your child straightaway when pick-up time arrives. Age 3mths-6yrs £20-22 next.co.uk […]

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New product reviews

Babytec electric breast pump Having seen electric breast pumps retailing for well over £100, I had to consider that the Babytec was substantially less expensive. I wondered whether that would equate to lower quality. Happily, I have discovered that cheaper, in this case, is just the first in a long list of reasons to invest […]

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Editor’s picks

Striped Towelling Hooded Pull Ons These super soft hooded towelling robes are stylish and easy to pull on. Handy for the beach or pool, they will enable your child to warm up and dry off quickly and easily after a paddle or a dip. 1-6 yrs £18 jojomamanbebe.co.uk SwimFin Check out the latest lime version […]

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Perfect portraits

Image credit: Liliana Zaharia Are professional family portraits worth the money? Seeing as many families own a digital camera these days, some question whether professional portraits are strictly necessary. We spoke to three London-based photographers who argue that professional snaps are an excellent investment providing you’ve done your research. ‘A professional photographer will have the right […]

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