Who is the best parent, Mum or Dad?

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We went to Geddfest this Sunday, great family atmosphere, a wide range of music and yummy cider! I was struck by the attentive Dad sitting close tending to his daughter. He was constantly feeding this little tot, making sure she had her drink, slapping on the sun cream, adjusting her hat and so on. I was going to say to the Mum what a great job he had More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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10 Shades of despair

I am loathed to perpetuate the hype of this book but it has to be mentioned! I have not heard so many people talk about a title since those awaiting the next episode of Harry Potter. So what’s the big deal with More...

By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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Diary of a vintage mum – Feeding in public

One of my horrors of commuting is standing ( because whoever gets a seat ?) on the train next to the noisy eater of strong smelling burger. Normally a man, he munches and belches his way through this manufactured More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Sleep, sweet sleep

New parents seem to use the ‘S’ word with a slightly hushed tones here at mocha-mama. How much are you getting? Did you get any last night? I got some, but not very deep! That sacred thing, the thing that can More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Monday, May 21st, 2012
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Diary of a Vintage Mum – Mothers in Law

One of the benefits of working at mocha-mama is the conversations shared by the new parents. There are some strong themes, as you can imagine and one of them is Mother in laws. Love them or hate them, they are the More...