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Chickenpox – our experience

Day six and out and about, infection free!

Another month, another post about common pre-school illnesses from me. If you’re searching for tips on chickenpox symptoms, how to soothe chickenpox covered babies, and things to do when your baby had chickenpox, this post might be for you. Tibbs was the 21st out of 23 children under three at her nursery to get chickenpox… Read More

Win tickets to Mini-V Harvest Festival

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So, what are you doing September 6th&7th? Looking for some pre back-to-school family entertainment or a party in the countryside with friends? The amazing Mini-V Harvest Festival has just revealed its secret location for this year as a beautiful Chew Valley farm, and The Bristol Parent has tickets to giveaway to readers! Mini-V Harvest Festival… Read More

North Street – a treat at each end


North Street in Bedminster (and/or Southville, but who’s quibbling) is more than up and coming. It’s pretty much up. The Southville end, where the Tobacco Factory stands, was up first, and now the fresh licks of paint and new places to go are filling up empty and old units right up to the East Street… Read More