Category Archive: Parenting

Oct 13

Hape Swimmer Teddy Wind-up Toy Review

Frost loves this adorable wind up bath toy. It is cute and makes children giggle and squeal in delight. A great little bath toy. It is easy to use, just wind it up and watch it go. It has fast become a favourite of the Frost toddler.  With Swimmer Teddy Wind Up Toy watch the adorable …

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Oct 09

Mindful Pregnancy & Birth: Nurturing Love and Awareness By Riga Forbes

This is a great book which gives you the inspiration to go through your pregnancy and birth with a mindful approach. As well as advice it also has meditative exercises and insights. A great, helpful book for mothers-to-be.  Focusing on the entire journey; from pregnancy through to early parenthood, this guide to living mindfully for …

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Oct 02

Coping with Hyperemesis Gravidarum – mums speak out on severe morning sickness

As news of the Duchess of Cambridge’s third pregnancy makes waves across the nation, we are reminded of the realities of morning sickness and its level of severity in some rare cases.  The UK’s leading support resource for mums to be Emma’s Diary, (verified by the RCGP – Royal College of General Practitioners), has spoken to …

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Sep 28

Hape The Rainbow Route Railway and Station Set Review

So the every spoiled Frost toddler has yet again had his eyes light up. A train fanatic at the best of times, he spends hours building his train sets and playing with his trains. So this Hape The Rainbow Route Railway and Station Set was sure to be a hit, and, boy, was it so. It …

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Sep 27

The Business of Books: Blending Fact and Fiction – Jane Cable meets GP turned author Carol Cooper

  1) How much of your working life does the business of books take up? About half my working hours are now taken up with book-related activities. It’s not all writing, as there’s social media, marketing, research, and the rest. The other half of the time, I teach medical students, do some journalism, and fit …

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Sep 19

Pepe, The Sound Stacker Puppy From Hape – How Cute by Dr Kathleen Thompson

 When I was asked to review this sweet wooden stacker toy, by Hape, I knew I needed help. So I called in the resident toy expert, Henry. At fifteen months old, Henry has approximately fourteen months experience of testing toys to destruction, so I was confident in his assessment. With true professionalism, he started with …

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Sep 12

Hape Walk-A-Long Snail Review | Toys

Frost loves the Hape Walk-A-Long Snail. First of all it is cute and looks so happy. Next, it is also a shape sorter. Your little one can pull it along like a cute companion or sit and play with the snail. It is wooden, high quality and very well made. It is also eco conscious. …

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Sep 11

George Luck wooden puzzles at Hape


If your children are trooping off to one birthday party after another and you are all out of gift ideas why not check out the selection of beautiful little puzzles at Hape. Made from wood and water based paints there are plenty of designs to choose from. We particularly liked the new Cats design. Six …

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