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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM ICE RINK OPENS

This week seeks the opening of the Natural History Museum’s Ice Rink for the ninth Christmas season until 5 January. The setting for the rink is one of the capital’s most beautiful. The rink measures 1,000 square metres and stretches out in front of Alfred Waterhouse’s architectural masterpiece in South Kensington. Some 76,000 fairy lights…

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TEN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN PARIS

The French capital is a perfect place to take children of all ages – it has open spaces, museums, grand buildings and family-friendly attractions. Here is my choice of ten interesting things to do with children when in Paris. The Jardin du Luxembourg  On a sunny day, there are few places better to spend the afternoon with…

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MY TODDLER HAS SEPARATION ANXIETY – FROM THE IPAD

Tears, tantrums and clinging to your leg like a limpet. If you recognise these symptoms, then you probably have a toddler and know all about separation anxiety. Our 18 month old has that but he also has a more modern version of it and I suspect that it is his parents who are to blame….

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THE BEST CUP FOR TRAVELLING TODDLERS?

You would think that being on our third child would mean that by now we had worked out which toddler drinking cup would be best for travelling with. Of course, it could always be that it has been six years since the last time we had a toddler and we are losing our memories with…

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