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Why choose a name for your baby from your family tree

Aug 18 2013

Searching for that perfect name for your baby can be one of the most beautiful things that parents do before the new member of the family arrives. But the task isn´t always easy, as we want our children to have beautiful names but also names that symbolise something to us. Choosing a name from your family tree can be an adventure in itself. You could suddenly discover a wonderful name in your family history and turn it into something new. Forget the hours of brainstorming sessions with your partner, go back to your previous generations and let your imaginations run wild.

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Escape the City this Summer: 3 Family-Friendly Rural Retreats

Aug 16 2013

Planning to escape the city this summer? A great British retreat in the country could be just the thing for you – even if you are travelling with the kids. Contrary to popular belief, Britain’s stately homes are surprisingly well-equipped when it comes to catering for the little ones. According to Matt Lindley of HotelClub UK, ‘Many rural hotels offer facilities such as crèches, organised outdoor activities and baby listening services, meaning that parents can enjoy some time to themselves as well.’

If a rural break sounds up your street this summer, here are three kid-friendly hotels that combine the best of the British countryside with some thoughtful, family-oriented touches.

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7 Ways to Entertain your Kids in Shanghai

Jul 19 2013

If you’re thinking that Shanghai isn’t the most child-friendly destination in the world, then we’re here to prove you wrong! Clean, safe and full of culture, there’s plenty to see and do in this brilliantly vibrant city. A hybrid of Chinese traditions and up-to-the-minute modernisation, Shanghai is an excellent place to explore with no end of things to see and do. Check out our top selections for the best ways to keep your kids entertained!



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How to Train the Perfect Page Boy

Mar 29 2013

Your Son has been asked to be a Page Boy. Once the initial excitement has subsided, your thoughts will turn to how you can prepare him for the big day ahead.

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