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Mother’s Guilt Antidote

Yet again in the press this week a new study confirmed that modern mothers are constantly wracked by guilt.  Apparently this time, not earning enough money or being able to give the children the attention they crave top the list.  The research was commissioned by babycare company, NUK and Joanne Evans, their Head of marketing asserted that most of the

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Does having a glass of wine in the evening make you a bad parent?

Does a glass of wine once the children are in bed affect the way you parent? Alcohol, the festive season and parenting. There is always an increase in awareness campaigns around alcohol in the run up to Christmas and this year is no different. This year, however, a campaign in Scotland is said to be aimed at parents.  Are we

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Mums spend more money on their children’s clothes than their own

94% of mothers spend more on their child’s wardrobe than their own (and nearly half feel guilty about spending money on clothes for themselves) A new survey by Lakeside Shopping Centre has found that mothers are putting their children first in the style stakes, with 94 per cent spending more on their child’s wardrobe than their own. A third of

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Work life balance

We have come to the end of our series of Friday ‘Flexible working mums‘ posts.  To round the series off we thought it would be brilliant to hear from Elinor Wilde, the working mum coach.  She is a brilliant and down to earth lady with some fantastic ideas about how you can manage your commitments and get the most out

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Are stay at home mothers more unhappy?

Last week we posted on our Facebook page a link to a very interesting article that stated ‘Stay at home mothers are more unhappy than those that work’.  Many of you commented and so we thought we’d blog on the subject to continue the discussion. The article refers to a study published online in Springer’s Journal of Child Family Studies. 

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