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Helena Blakemore
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From April the rules on parents taking leave following a baby are changing. Would you take advantage of the new scheme?
Did you know parents now have greater flexibility in how they share the care of their child in the first year after birth, as new regulations regarding Shared Parental Leave (SPL) come into force? ...
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We found a playground for Bing Bunny fans!
This was a new park to us, and we visited to try it out as part of our Local Playground Challenge, in which we will visit every playground in North Tyneside in 2015. Pearson Park is right next...
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We have read the same book every night this week!

We have read only one book at bedtime all week! Astonishingly, James has asked for the same story every night, and if I suggest a different one, he gets upset and asks for the one he wanted...Pirat...
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Such cute art!
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I share a review of Puddleducks, and a few tips for swimming with babies
Rob and I are keen divers, and we wanted our children to share that love of water. I took James to swimming lessons when he was a baby, but stopped after a couple of terms. We've since taken him to...
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Top tips for taking your baby swimming 
Rob and I are keen divers, and we wanted our children to share that love of water. I took James to swimming lessons when he was a baby, but stopped after a couple of terms. We've since taken him to...
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My top tips for taking your baby swimming
Rob and I are keen divers, and we wanted our children to share that love of water. I took James to swimming lessons when he was a baby, but stopped after a couple of terms. We've since taken him to...
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We found a playground for Bing Bunny fans! 
This was a new park to us, and we visited to try it out as part of our Local Playground Challenge, in which we will visit every playground in North Tyneside in 2015. Pearson Park is right next...
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We've read just one book every night this week! 
We have read only one book at bedtime all week! Astonishingly, James has asked for the same story every night, and if I suggest a different one, he gets upset and asks for the one he wanted...Pirat...
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Only one book at bedtime all week! Previously unheard of!!
http://babyfoote.com/2015/03/23/bedtime-stories-week-12-2015/
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A little list of tips for taking babies swimming, and a review of Puddleducks :)
Rob and I are keen divers, and we wanted our children to share that love of water. I took James to swimming lessons when he was a baby, but stopped after a couple of terms. We've since taken him to...
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I really think all parents should teach their kids to swim from an early age. We got our daughter going at about 6. My brother was never able to swim, even as an adult. You never know when you might need the skill. 
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My top tips for taking your baby swimming 
Rob and I are keen divers, and we wanted our children to share that love of water. I took James to swimming lessons when he was a baby, but stopped after a couple of terms. We've since taken him to...
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Helena Blakemore

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I'm pretty well practiced at preparing a bag of 'stuff' to keep my toddler occupied on aeroplanes :)

http://babyfoote.com/2015/03/16/travelling-with-a-toddler/
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