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So much advice on successful breastfeeding – but how to stop?

Like many mothers, I had a less than smooth breastfeeding journey. I had a poor latch and for two days struggled until the midwife arrived and told me to take my daughter to A&E to be treated for jaundice. My daughter was admitted and then diagnosed with a … Continue reading

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Great Little Trading Company – Cavendish Kitchen: A Review

At some point around the time that your child turns 2 or 3 you will find yourself shopping for a toy kitchen. The draw of play kitchens is not to be underestimated and both my children have spent many a … Continue reading

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We review 101 Things For Kids To Do Outside

What better time to review a book like 101 Things for Kids To Do Outside, than the summer holidays? Arriving a week into the break, when I was running out of ideas for less expensive entertainments, it was a very … Continue reading

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The Children and Families Act 2014 and how it affects you

Well, after a great response to my first contribution to Mumsnet with some legal titbits, if you are sitting comfortably, I will continue… I let you know last time about the Children and Families Act 2014 which came into force … Continue reading

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Support the Mumsnet Campaign for Better Miscarriage Care

Mumsnet have today published the results of a survey into patients’ care and experiences following miscarriage.  Around a quarter of a million women miscarry in the UK each year† – about one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage – but the … Continue reading

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Defend the Fort! A visit to Fort Nelson

Having spent so long listing Easter events and activities on the main Mumsnet Local Portsmouth and Hampshire sites, I thought it was about time I ventured out into the fresh air and actually went to see what was happening out … Continue reading

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What’s on Weekend 8th/9th March 2014

It’s the second Saturday of the month which means that See! Make! Do! will take place this weekend at Aspex Gallery.  If you need supplies then try the Portsmouth Craft Show where you can also book craft workshops. Groundlings Theatre  was … Continue reading

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What’s on in Portsmouth Weekend 15th/16th February 2014

This weekend marks the start of the half term holiday and unfortunately the weather is making it likely that there will be a lot of staying indoors. But there are plenty of places you can go without getting too wet. … Continue reading

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Ideas for Half Term – Annual Passes in Portsmouth and Hampshire

**UPDATE – 21st January 2015  – The Culture All pass is no longer available, and the advice is to check with the individual attraction for their own annual passes.** If you’re anything like me, you will get to the weekend, … Continue reading

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What’s On Weekend 8th/9th February 2014

The bad weather is set to continue and as a result Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will be closing over the weekend due to safety concerns. Keep checking their website or Twitter feed for up-dates. Other local attractions will remain open including the Royal Navy Submarine … Continue reading

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