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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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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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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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When Will My Baby Sit Up?
After months of lying flat and periods of tummy time, your baby might be ready for a change of scenery. Starting around 3 or 4 months old (or whenever they can hold their head up well and seem interested and ready), propping your baby up to sit with support will give them an amazing new view of the world around them.
 
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20 Legendary Girl Baby Names From Irish Mythology
We know we're famous for our myths and legends that have been passed on from generation to generation but have you considered of looking deep into the legends of Ireland to find the perfect baby name? 
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18 Rockstar Baby Names Inspired By Rockers
You can't get much cooler than naming your kid after a rock star, can you? Finding an untraditional and uncommon name is getting more popular as the years go by. Whether you’re a fan of the 60s, 70s, 80s or 90 we've found 18 rock and roll baby names inspired by the rockers themselves.
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20 Retro Baby Girl Names That Sound Effortlessly Cool
Whether you want your child's name to stand out from the crowd or to go with the flow, choosing a baby name can be daunting. Like, when you think about it their name will define their identity their whole life. No pressure, right? 
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