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Why I Want Our Children To Have Emotional Intelligence?

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As a society, we value intelligence. And once our children start school we want them to do well academically. We help them learn to read and we show them how to write their name. Evenings are spent practising spellings and times tables. Yet we rarely teach our children about emotional intelligence. From an early age, we shhh them when they cry. We tell our children to be quiet when they’re angry. And we often use negative language to describe their emotions. They’re…

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Allow Your Child To Be An Individual

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This is a collaborative post. Having children is one of the biggest gifts that you can have in life. The idea of creating a life and carrying it inside of you for nine months is just magical – it is magic. Then you are blessed with their presence and a bond is formed almost immediately. Being a Mother is life-changing.  As your child gets a little bit older, you will see them looking at and discovering the life around them.…

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Baby Swimming Skin Care with Baby Dove

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Last week, Little Mister H and I headed into London for a very exciting event. Baby Dove had invited us to attend a private swimming lesson with Water Babies. We were also going to learn how to protect your baby’s delicate skin when you take them swimming. Baby Swimming Skin Care with Baby Dove I never really took Little Miss H swimming when she was a baby and toddler. But Little Mister H is a real water baby and I…

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3 Ways To Save For Your Child’s Future

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This is a collaborative post. In today’s economy, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when thinking about planning for your child’s future. But you can begin to save for your child’s future even before they are born. You have to be prepared for whatever course of action your children take. Whether that is to attend college, pursue a vocation or follow their freelance dreams. Coming up with funds can seem a little scary at times. So I’ve put together some simple ways…

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Exploring Different Family Traditions Around The World

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This is a sponsored post. There are many different cultures, faiths and traditions across the world. Our world is a vibrant, diverse one, filled with many varying people with unique sets of beliefs and values. One value that is treated with admiration and respect the world over is family. Our families are the people we grow up with. And they continue to impact our lives as we grow older. For many, the family provides an endless source of love, care…

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Why ‘Back In Your Day’ No Longer Matters

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This is a collaborative post. The world evolves and changes at a rapid pace, and when it comes to the world of parenthood, it seems to change on a daily basis. When you pick up a current pregnancy book it will be vastly different from those from thirty years ago. Change, evolution and a ton of research has meant that we do things very differently now compared to our own parents and grandparents. You just have to tune into Mummy…

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8 Safety Rules For Your Family Home

This is a collaborative post The family home is a haven away from the outside world. It’s a place where you can spend time with your family, watch your children grow, and enjoy the company of your loved ones, for many years to come. Your home is also a danger zone, a health and safety nightmare, where trouble awaits around every corner. Little fingers touch what they shouldn’t, curious minds run without knowledge of the risks, and frantic parents chase…

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Creating A Positive Learning Environment For Your Kids

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This is a collaborative post. You may have chosen to homeschool your children or you may like to support their ongoing education with a dedicated reading and homework nook. Either way, there can be little doubt that the creation of a positive learning environment will transform your home for the better. A place where young minds, curiosity, creativity, and fun will be nurtured. This space can involve the whole family in your child’s educational journey; as you read, complete projects,…

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