Andrea Mara

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Free Range Parenting – building independence in your child

Since switching to work-from-home life earlier this year, I’m re-learning being with my kids, and one thing I’ve noticed is that they lack self-sufficiency. It’s entirely my fault – only being off at weekends meant that my priority was spending quality time with them. Whether or not they knew how

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Keeping Your Older Child Safe: Booster Seats – Myths and Facts

One of the most confusing (and nerve-racking) areas of parenting for me has always been car seats. There’s a huge choice, there’s lots of information, but unlike picking a playmat or a highchair, the top consideration is of course safety, and there’s no room for error. As a parent, I

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Check It Fits: Get Your Car Seat Checked for Free

Two years ago, the world’s media watched as Prince William strapped his newborn son into a car seat for the first time. He appeared to be nervous, and understandably so – every parent knows the daunting task that is the first fumbling foray into the world of car seats. And

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