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Musings of the MyFamilyClub team and our experts

I want that winter coat!

It’s suddenly freezing! Where exactly did the summer go? And what on earth did I wear last winter to keep me warm? My wardrobe is...
Vitamin D deficiency

One in four children have vitamin D deficiency

A quarter of our children have vitamin D deficiency, meaning they are at greater risk of the bone softening disease, rickets. I remember writing...

Garlic free fingers

If there is one thing Big Mamma likes cooking with it's garlic. If there is one thing BM hates her fingers smelling of......
Annie Joubert

Leftover parties – great idea!

One of the advantages of leaving a cold and wet Britain for a temperate climate for Christmas, is that when you get back home...
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Are you spending four months’ salary just on childcare?

Are you spending four months' worth of wages on childcare alone? That's what a recent survey has revealed -  a whole 17 weeks of...
deals and discounts

Cinema expenses and the price of not planning!

Yesterday I took my son to see Puss in Boots; I had been promising to spend some 'special time' with him for a while....
valentine's meal

How to save money on your Valentine’s meal

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than over a special meal with your loved one? It can be...
Naomi Caine

Do I go green or save on nappies?

I spend a fortune on disposable nappies. I have worked out that my nappy bill is about £10 a week, or £520 a year...
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Get your compensation for delayed trains!

A new study shows that rail passengers are being "ripped off" over refunds for delayed trains. As it happens, I was ON a delayed...
Sue Hayward

How to have a baby shower on a budget

I do love a chance to catch up with the girls and enjoy a glass of bubbly and a gorgeous cupcake but the ongoing...
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DON'T MISS! LIFE HACKS & BLOGS

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How to Choose the Correct Halloween Costume for your Children?

Everyone Child loves it when Halloween comes around and, to be honest, as parents were no different! Halloween is fantastic fun for children of...
Screaming Baby

Britons Would Rather Share a Flight With Rowdy Hen/Stag Parties & Crying Babies Than...

New research by an online flight comparison company has revealed that one in four Britons have experienced a flight where someone has made fellow...

Son Frozen in Fear as Dad Plays Evil Prank with Tarantula

Poor Brooklyn. Gaffer taped and laying down on the floor, dad plays 'guessing game'' with him to win money. He manages to guess the first toy...

DON'T MISS! COMPS & FREEBIES

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Win a £100 Love2Shop Voucher with Shepherds Friendly

We have teamed up with Shepherds Friendly to give you the chance to win a £100 Love2Shop voucher which we are sure will come...

Win £150 Amazon Vouchers PLUS 200 FREE Books

We've teamed up with Bookhub.com to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £150 Amazon vouchers and also the opportunity for you and...
Dinosaurs in the Wild

Win 1 x family tickets to Dinosaurs in the Wild at the Birmingham NEC

Win tickets to take the kids somewhere they’ve never been – back in time! Dinosaurs in the Wild is set to take you on...

DON'T MISS! CHEAP TRAVEL & DAYS OUT

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Save a Massive 8% on a Forest Holidays Family Escape

The Freedom of the Forest with Your Family Escape to the forest this autumn Whether you're looking for a romantic break, family escape, or group getaway, there are...

Just a Few Reasons for a Family Forest Holiday in October

As the seasons change, make the most of the golden month of October with the family. With the glory of the autumn colours, the half...

Balmer Lawn Hotel – The Best Hotel in the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan When we were invited to visit the New Forest recently, we jumped at the chance, we all needed a break and...

DON'T MISS! SAVE & MAKE MONEY

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The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

When your child’s birthday rolls around, the expenses can quickly add up. However, you don’t need to break the bank to throw them a...
Financial Horrors

Top Four Halloween Financial Horrors

Have you got a money problem that’s too terrifying to face this Halloween? Whether you’re battling devilish debt or struggling against scarily high levels...
Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips

Keep Sane with our Top 10 Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips and Secrets

Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips Summer Holidays and Money Saving do not always spring to mind when that time much anticipated time of year comes...