Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Santa Myth, by Monica Stylli

Christmas is fast approaching and hundreds of children around the country will be busy writing their letters to Father Christmas. Countless trips to department store Santa’s grottos will be undertaken and endless requests for favourite toys made. But what do … Continue reading

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Should nurseries be allowed to charge for late collection? By Monica Stylli

How many of you take your children to a private nursery? I’m guessing that quite a few of you do – it’s not cheap, is it? Now, on top of what some consider already extortionate fees, some nurseries are charging … Continue reading

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Why you can’t turn your baby into a genius with a DVD, by Monica Stylli

If you’re a parent it’s quite likely that you have come across the Baby Einstein DVD range, you may have even bought the odd one in the hope that it might help your child’s development. It is thought that the … Continue reading

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How to occupy toddlers indoors, by Monica Stylli

Now that the weather’s turned it’s a bit too cold for those Sunday afternoon trips to the park, which means more time indoors. Taking your toddlers to play outside doesn’t require too much thought as there tends to be plenty … Continue reading

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When I grow up I want to be…By Monica Stylli

What did you want to be when you were seven? I remember watching a programme on TV about archaeologists and from that moment on I told everyone that that was what I wanted to be when I grew up. As … Continue reading

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