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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, Hertford, Romford and St Albans. If you’d like to run a site for your town, get in touch.

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If you are currently pregnant and thinking of booking a newborn photographer to photograph your new addition, this blog post is for you!

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Getting your children in the kitchen to help with the cooking is a vital life skill and should be fun! Take a look at Sam making turkey burgers...

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It takes a good amount of motivation to go to the gym, a class or to partake in any exercise during pregnancy. Lots of mums-to-be are surprised how growing a little one can affect their workouts…..but remember, this is a very normal, short term change. There are so many benefits to exercising during pregnancy from better sleep, to improved circulation, to ensuring that you gain a healthy amount of weight. Also, developing these good fitness habits during pregnancy means you are more like to continue them once baby arrives.

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Have some fun welcoming spring with this fun word search.

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If you’ve never heard of “yoga” before or been to a class, you might be wondering what it’s all about and how do babies fit in? Read more to find out...

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Nobody likes being forced to do something they're not good at. Reading for fun might not be every kid's cup of tea but having bad reading habits can have a knock-on effect on other aspects of their learning too. Children that are struggling to learn how to read might need a bit of extra support, especially if they find the experience stressful, so we got some tips on how to make it easier.

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Finding an efficient way to get through the laundry is a feat many of us haven’t yet mastered. With so many different washes to get on and stubborn stains that won’t come out, it can be all too easy to put the laundry off for as long as possible. We spoke to Angie Tang at mobile laundry and dry-cleaning service Laundrapp to find out her top five laundry hacks for busy parents.

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As a parent, you have a lot of responsibilities. However, it’s also important to take some time to yourself and have some hobbies that you can enjoy and relax with. Some hobbies that are great are sewing and crafting. Not only are they fun and creative, they have more benefits than you might think. Here, we will take a look at why sewing and crafting might be the perfect hobby for you.

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The Forestry Commission has a brand new Activity Trail just launched at their sites across the country based on the popular Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler book character Zog.

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It's all gone a bit elf-crazy here at Mum's Guide To as we welcomed some new team members this month in Hertford, Romford, Bournemouth and Harpenden! 

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