Helen Skelton asked to leave | Toddler Tantrums | coping with tantrums in public

Helen Skelton has ‘worst day of parenting life’ thanks to a tantrum!

Helen Skelton told her instagram followers on Monday that she’d had the ‘worst day of parenting life’ after her screaming son was ‘asked to leave’ a French playgroup! The mum of two who lives in Perpignan, France, with her rugby player husband Richie Myler, claimed she had to leave the premises after the 19-month-old failed to settle. The TV presenter shared a picture of
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where do babies come from? | The birds and the bees | Talking to kids about reproduction

The birds and the bees: Talking to little ones about babies!

‘Where did I come from?’ That question for many parents can send a wave of worry on how exactly to share the answer, but don’t worry at all, my top tips for explaining reproduction, should help your little ones have a simple and magical explanation to how they came to be. Honesty is the best policy! I’ve always talked to my children very honestly since
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Royal mail letter to Santa | The top ten toys of 2016

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS…..

  SANTA AND ROYAL MAIL REVEALS WHAT CHILDREN REALLY WANT THIS CHRISTMAS! With just over five weeks to go until Christmas, Royal Mail has revealed this year’s top ten most wanted presents, according to children in their special letters to Santa. Father Christmas’s team of Royal Mail elves, who have managed Santa’s mailbag for 53 years, have carried out the most authoritative survey of
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Win your very own REAL Christmas tree!

**THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED**   We love a real tree and we love going to choose one. It’s our favourite lead-up-to-Christmas activity and all the joy that goes with it. At our local forest, Birches valley there are stalls to buy your decorations from, food and hot chocolate and even a stall selling mulled wine. Mmmmmm! Choosing the right tree Choosing your Christmas
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Raspberry gin recipe | Damson Gin recipe | blackberry sherry recipe | Christmas drinks recipe

Christmas drinkies! Perfect (and easy) recipes for delicious festive tipples!

I’ve just bottled up the most wonderful three flavoured tipples for gifts (and for us for Christmas drinkies, that is, if they last until then!)  Perfect (and easy) recipes for delicious festive tipples! Making your own flavoured Gin and Sherry is so easy, and when I say easy, I mean ridiculously easy. You only need three key ingredients and a bit of spare time! 
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