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Sharing the teething workload with your partner

Dividing up the responsibilities of childcare can be a huge challenge. But agreeing on how best to do this can bring great benefits to your relationship, as a study in 2015 found that couples who share childcare evenly had a better quality relationship than those that don’t. Find out more in our blog.

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Teething Gel, my baby and me

Alex discusses teething gels, why Ashton & Parsons Teething Gel is different and the effect its soft brush applicator has had on their (and Martha’s) life when treating sore little gums.

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Teething and postnatal depression

This blog discusses postnatal depression and the enormous challenge that this presents to new parents, especially when coupled with a teething baby. The blog discusses the triggers, symptoms and guidance on how to help parents dealing with post-natal depression.

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Mindfulness techniques for dealing with teething

Mindfulness. Just a trend? Or an effective way to manage the stress of a teething baby? Sam discusses their initially sceptical approach to mindfulness techniques and how they have now become an invaluable strategy for finding some mental space whilst caring for a teething baby.

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How to cope with teething when you're out and about

Having had three little ones, Sam offers an experienced insight into dealing with the struggles of teething on the go. From understanding the fears parents have about taking their teething little one out and about, to sharing their top tips on managing the troubles that come along with teething and how our teething gel can help.

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Ashton & Parsons: trusted for generations

Founded in 1867 in Bishopsgate, London, Ashton & Parsons powders have been used and trusted by generations of parents. Consumer healthcare has changed a lot since then, but the powders continue to remain true to the original formula.

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Pregnant and Parenting: The struggle is real

Sarah Aslett is the author of Admissions of a Working Mother blog. She’s a mum, wife, worker, cat lover. Here she talks about looking after a toddler while 27 weeks pregnant…

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Teething: a Dad’s take

Bad Dadu is a professional daddy blogger - The baddest dad in town. I’ve sired two boys which technically does make me a dad. Having sons is the only criteria of being a dad I fulfill. That and arrhythmic dancing. Sometimes I feel more like an inadequate uncle.

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Coping with the clock change by Ellen from Babies, Biscuits and Booze blog

Ellen is a blogger and journalist and has a 10 month old baby boy, here she talks about coping with the clock change....

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Gentle teething remedies

There is nothing quite so testing in the first year of parenthood than the misery and exhaustion of a teething baby. There is however very little understanding of the cause of teething pain and some experts even believe that it doesn't exist at all. This last point is of course hotly contested by parents the country over.

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Baby’s first holiday by Hannah Richards

“Are we there yet?” It’s the question that my partner and I will undoubtedly come to dread when our monkey is a little older. For the time being however we have other challenges to face whilst travelling with a six-week-old.

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Easter craft by Katharine Robinson

My Christmas craft projects are but a distant memory so it's hardly surprising that I have been rather excited about Easter and the chance to do some seasonal crafting! It didn't take long for me to get my three year old in the spirit of things too - all I had to do was rustle some bright yellow tissue paper and a packet of "goggly eyes" in her direction and she was well and truly on board!

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