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September 10th, 2012. All the latest news, views, and reviews

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Great Gorilla Run, 2012

One for the Dad's! Get involved in the Great Gorilla Run on the 22nd September (they even provide you with a Gorilla costume) and it's all in aid of the Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Reduction projects in central Africa. A brilliant cause and a chance to dress as a gorilla and run like the wind... what more could you ask for.





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Dinosaurs at Crystal Palace Park

Get pre-historic and take the kids to see 5 dinosaurs 'lurking' in the park. Climb, hide and run amongst the remains of what used to be part of a Victorian theme park.

Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Rd, London, SE20 8DT






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Let them eat cake

It doesn't take much to persuade us mums to sit down for coffee and cake, even if we know we shouldn't. But here's how to do it guilt free (brilliant). On September the 28th, join Macmillan's 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning'- ask some friends around (perfect for those people you met at NCT classes), dish up some treats and get everyone to donate the cost of their coffee. In fact, why keep it to once a year? An idea as good as this could be done once a month (at least).





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Myleene opens new Mothercare concept store in Edmonton

Myleene Klass has officially opened Mothercare's biggest UK shop- complete with a buggy assault course with grass, simulated road and a pebble path, a coffee shop and an ultra-sound scanning centre, giving mums the opportunity to use it as a one stop shop. The newly refurbished store in Edmonton, north west London, has 'been designed to give everything a new mum needs in one place' according to new comapny director Simon Calver. Knowing how stressed out new mums can get- we love this idea.





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Jenny Frost is expecting twins

The 34 year old TV presenter of Snog, Marry and Avoid, already has one son, Casper, by ex partner DJ Dominic Thrupp. She is now getting set for double the trouble with her new husband, Ibizan scuba diving school owner, Vincente Juan Spiteri as she announced on Twitter her happy news. 

So tired,so pukey,so happy! x.'

And then she tweeted again...

'Oh & it's twins!!!!! #arrrrrrrrrrrrgh.'





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Little one starting school or nursery?

It needn't be daunting on your first day in the big wide world of school or nursery, in fact, it's normally mummy who is at home crying her eyes out whilst little Jack, Joe, John is having a whale of a time. To prepare them for their big day, try this beautifully illustrated classic by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

Starting School, Janet and Allan Ahlberg (Picture Puffin)





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