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From bumps to teens, Mum’s Guide To brings you local sites dedicated to everything for families and children in your town. Run by parents, for parents we currently have sites operating in Bournemouth, Harpenden and Romford. If you’d like to run a site for your town, get in touch.

Coming this spring – Mum’s guide to St Albans!

Here on our UK site we feature articles and blogs about family life including activities, health & wellbeing, education, finances, food and more. For latest updates follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  If you have information, advice, ideas or inspiration in your area of expertise that you’d like to share with parents across the UK then do get in touch.  We’d love to hear from you.

Looking for the perfect nursery school

Choosing the right pre-school or nursery for your child is such a huge decision to make. Sometimes it is the first time your child has left your side for any serious amount of time. Where do you start?

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Cooking up a treat with the kids!

Cooking is a great activity to awaken all your senses – touch, taste, smell and sight – and to encourage your kids to notice all of these things as you work your way through a recipe. And that itself is a great opportunity to take time out and focus on the here and now.

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Top tips for perfect pancakes!

So, how do you make pancakes? There are tons of pancake recipes out there; from the flimsy European crepe, to the big fluffy American pancakes (or buttermilk pancakes). Making Pancakes, the seemingly simple task that is reputed to be fraught with danger! Here’s my top tips to help make pancakes from scratch.

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A winter crossword to keep the children busy!

Something to fire up the children's brain cells in this freezing weather!

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Back to Basics

In our tech-driven world, it is no wonder that when it comes to raising our children, parents are going back to the basics. Simplicity seems to be the order of the day for happy, healthy kids.

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Do you have what it takes to run MGT Romford?

We are looking for someone to take over the running of the Mum's guide to Romford site.  Do you live in the Romford area and feel enthusiastic about what your town has to offer parents and families?

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BLOG: Happy New Year – A little late…we’ll blame the kids!

New year's resolutions? I'm just happy to have survived 2017 without losing any children along the way! (I do seem to lose a lot of things so I wouldn't put it past me...!)

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How to stop stress from stealing your sleep

Given the demands of modern life, it can be hard to switch off before bed, especially if you're going through a stressful time. But, by following proper sleep hygiene, using relaxation aids, and cutting out caffeine and blue-light producing gadgets, you can get the rest you need to wake up feeling alert and full of energy.

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5 Great tips to keep your Christmas kitchen running productively

In this article, Katie Georgeson from oven and cooker specialists Stoves takes a look at how you can make sure you stay productive in the kitchen this Christmas. Read on to discover her five great tips.

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Make a difference with your Christmas Countdown

Have you heard of the Reverse Advent Calendar?  Many Foodbanks around the country are encouraging this initiative during Advent, but even if your local foodbank isn't officially promoting it there's no reason you can't get involved.  They will always be grateful for any donations.

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