My troubled history with paddling pools

The paddling pool is a wonderful invention, don’t you think? Regardless of temperature, when the sun comes out my kids will often ask if they can play in the paddling pool and it provides house of entertainment.

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I sit in the kids paddling pool and Izzy makes clear she doesn’t like me being there.
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The Citroën C3 Aircross: the best off-roader ever?

In my experience, Citroën makes superb family cars. The C4 Picasso stands out in particular. Having taken a C4 Picasso on a family trip to Scotland a couple of years ago, I was interested to see how the C3 Aircross would compare. I was loaned an Aircross for a few days so I could form my own opinion.

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The Citroën C3 Aircross. A Well-designed SUV with a surprising amount of space in the back seat and some great features for the price. Does it, however, make for a good family car?
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Do your children ever make you feel stupid?

“No daddy, that’s not how you do it,” said Helen as she pressed ahead with her mathematics homework.

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Do your children make you feel like a dunce? Mine do a good job of making me feel stupid.
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Q&A with Emily Leary, author of ‘Get Your Kids to Eat Anything’

Is it possible to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything? According to food writer Emily Leary, there’s not a secret, but there is a method to encouraging your children to eat a wider variety of foods. In a few days time, she’ll publish a book with that very title to prove it.

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Emily Leary, author of both Get Your Kids to Eat Anything and the blog amummytoo.
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An educational experience at Kidzania London

As I revealed a few weeks ago, I was recently appointed an ambassador for Kidzania London. It’s a venue my kids love because the experience gives them some independence and they love the idea of earning money.

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The Town Square at Kidzania London.
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