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Something For The Weekend – Creamy Leek, Cheese And Ham Pasta

This was always a good dish for getting my kids to eat vegetables – they just loved the rich sauce!  Don’t worry...

Something For The Weekend – Sausage And Bean Casserole

When the kids were young, I always had far more success getting them to eat vegetables that were part of a stew or...

Something For The Weekend – Gooey Chocolate Brownies

The perfect chocolate brownie has a crispy outside and a soft, gooey centre. If you’re finding it difficult, we’re sure the kids won’t mind...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Vegetarian Chilli

Once the initial prep work is done, you can leave this dish to bubble away while you get on with other things. It’s...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Fish Pie

For some reason, my children never thought fish pie was ‘real’ food. It was comforting, full of things they liked, and they loved...

Something For The Weekend – Kid-Friendly Chilli Con Carne

Persuading children to eat spicy food can be difficult, but our kid-friendly chilli con carne is a good way to start. We’ve included some...

Something For The Weekend – Slow-Cooked Beef Stew

Slow-cooking lets you make the most of cheaper – and often tastier – cuts of meat, so it's ideal for a family on a...

Something For The Weekend – Autumn Apple Crumble

Apple crumble is a firm favourite in our house once the colder weather sets in. Traditionally, a tart green apple such as Granny Smith’s...

Something For The Weekend – Nonna’s Spaghetti Meatballs

This dish reminds me of my beloved Italian grandmother who would always make it when I visited as a child. Now my kids love...

Something For The Weekend – Creamy Chicken & Ham Pie

Warming, comforting and with endless variations – pies are a favourite in our house during the winter months. This creamy chicken & ham pie...

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Something For The Weekend – Sunshine Soup

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An 11-Year-Old Girl Advises Her Teacher On Punishment Methods – And It’s Going Viral

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Kids And Mobiles – When Should You Say ‘Yes’ To A Phone?

As parents, we’re aware that much of child-raising is trial and error. We rely on our own beliefs and experiences. We talk to friends...

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Playground politics? Isn't that just for kids? There are so many things to worry about when your baby starts school. Will they make friends? Will they...

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