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How Incey-Wincey Spider saved the day

How Incey-Wincey Spider saved the day

Spiders have been with us for 100 million years and so – no surprise - are a crucial part of those ancient stories and beliefs, they conjure up fear and fascination, they are always with us in one form or another, sometimes poisonous, sometimes insect-munching benevolence; they are symbols of eternity, creativity, persistence.  

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What does a doula do?

What does a doula do?

A doula? What on earth's a doula?  It is close to doolally? Or maybe a girlie doodle? No. Definitely note. It's someone who helps with birthing and they're becoming very popular with the stars - Nicole Kidman and Jessica Biel  among them - and many more 'ordinary' mums. We asked Sarah Johnson, who has been a practising the art for nearly two decades, to explain why. Oh, the word 'doula' comes from ancient Greek and means 'woman's servant' so you can see why they could be useful.

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Bee friendly to bees

Bee friendly to bees

Bees: there’s a lot of buzz around bees because they are responsible for at least one third of what we eat. Without them the human race is more than likely doomed. They are the busy little creatures who pollinate our trees, fruit, vegetables, flowers and all things green. But bees are under threat.

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The beautiful benefits of baby massage

The beautiful benefits of baby massage

Little Herbs created Baby Oil for two main reasons – to help the Little One’s skin stay in peak condition and to act as a really good medium for baby massage.  Massage has become very popular because it is such a natural thing to do and is amazingly beneficial. It can help with easing colic and wind, lowering tension, attaining better sleep and communicating with your Little One.

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