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The 6 stages of Black Friday

The 6 stages of Black Friday

In association with our friends at KidStart, the free shopping club for families, here’s our guide to the emotional (and financial!) rollercoaster that is Black Friday…  1. Moral highground “It’s just hype,” you say a few days before. “I’m not going to get sucked into...

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Mum tiredness: the facts

No matter how hard you prepare yourself for becoming a mum, there is nothing that can prepare you for it, says Rachel Tompkins…

How to get through Bonfire Night

The shops have been filled with Bonfire Night tack since the summer, and everyone’s getting excited about giant bonfires, breathtaking fireworks, and sweet toasted marshmallows. ‘Everyone’ that is apart from pretty much every mum on the planet. Read Rachel Tompkins’ guide about how to survive Bonfire Night with children of different ages…

What Halloween means for you

October 31st used to be about dressing inappropriately and getting drunk – but when you become a parent, Halloween comes with a whole new set of rules and expectations, says Isabel Mohan.