Back pain during and after pregnancy


Anyone out there suffered with back pain during and/or after pregnancy? Perhaps you’ve had that hideous sciatic pain as well? It can be really tough going for some people and quite debilitating. A common problem Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions during pregnancy, yet whilst symptoms often improve after delivery of […]

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Do you need to think about home care?

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None of us like to think about getting older and needing support, or even having something happen that means we require continual support, or a member of our family does. Nevertheless, things happen and we can find ourselves in these situations, trying to navigate a range of services and possibilities, sometimes with little prior knowledge […]

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Bepanthen Bedtimes

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I’ve written quite a bit on the blog about sleep or lack of it as a parent. Don’t forget that sleep deprivation is of course a form of torture…I can totally understand why. The bulk of our friends seem to have these children, you know the ones that go to bed early, don’t wake up in […]

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Five minute fun: day seven


At home I am always trying to make the regular things in life or normal conversations into learning opportunities and fun activities. 5 minute fun really fits in with my approach to parenting so I’ve decided to take their 7 day challenge with the children and will be sharing the activities we try. So – what […]

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A safe environment for your baby

As a child, one of the products I remember having around the home were Milton tablets. The packaging was very recognisable, meaning that at the point that I had my first baby and was shopping for essentials it was a brand I instantly recognised. Fast forward nine years and Milton products are still a regular […]

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Chickenpox awareness

You might have read our post a while back on Chickenpox: Being prepared  – if not, you can read it here. The first ever Chickenpox Awareness Week will take place from 4th – 10th May this year. Supported by Care, the number one brand sold into UK pharmacy and makers of ViraSoothe Chickenpox Relief Cooling […]

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