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Whether written by the team at Family Friendly HQ or guest written by a mum, a dad, or other family member, our blogs and articles focus on capturing and chronicling all the precious moments and stories of the family’s everyday life. We blog about news stories that relate to the family and cover humerous topics and viral videos too!
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Irish Groom WOWS As He Sings His Bride Down The Aisle
Irish Groom WOWS As He Sings His Bride Down The Aisle
Have the tissues ready lads! In a video posted by Olivia O’Hanlon Music on Facebook, a brave groom from Athlone wowed his wedding congregation as he sang his bride-to-be down the aisle. Olivia wrote "At today’s wedding the groom sung “This I Promise You” for his beautiful bride. Congratulations to the happy couple John & Karen."
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Baby
30 Irish Traditional Baby Names You’ll Love
30 Irish Traditional Baby Names You’ll Love
Everyone loves a traditional Irish name that remains close to your roots and one that is deliciously different. Choosing one is harder than you think though as there is a huge amount of choice, but we have gathered up some of our favourites to help you along the way. We also helped by offering pronunciation tips beside the name for those who struggle with Irish words! 
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Baby
Everything You Need To Know About Pica
Everything You Need To Know About Pica
When my now 2-year-old was a baby she ate random things, as most little ones do. She would go for the coal in the fire and looking back was quite obsessed with it. ‘Pica’ was not a word I had ever even heard until her obsession continued for the next 18 months. Her appetite was not very good and her obsession with eating inedible items became increasingly stressful.
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Travel
Where Are The Best Places To See Fairies In Ireland?
Where Are The Best Magical Fairy Trails In Ireland?
Enchanted woodlands and magical walks can be found in many of our beautiful forests and parks across Ireland. A home to the fairies, a place of make-believe, wonder and magic. Trail upon trail of pixie dust and glee but where on earth could the best fairy walks and villages be? 
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Pregnancy
How To Prepare For Breastfeeding When You Are Pregnant
How To Prepare For Breastfeeding When You Are Pregnant
Breastfeeding is a natural way of feeding your baby. It is biologically normal and what our bodies were built to do. Unfortunately. that does not mean that it comes naturally to everyone though. We would all like to believe that when our baby is born they will latch beautifully and we won’t have to give it a seconds thought but it just may not pan out that way. 
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Toddler Mauled By A Fox As She Sleeps In Bed
Toddler Mauled By A Fox As She Sleeps In Bed
A three-year-old girl has been mauled by a fox as she slept in her bed in South East London. Her horrified dad went to check on her as she woke up screeching 'fox! fox!' to find a fox biting her and jumping off her bed.
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