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Little Herbs will bring you news, views and amusement that will, hopefully, be both useful and entertaining. And of course we'd like to hear from you.
It may be soppy but...

It may be soppy but...

Jane Gordon, columnist and author, remembers the first 'granny' night with the new baby Edie.

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COVID19 - CORONA VIRUS: USEFUL INFORMATION

COVID19 - CORONA VIRUS: USEFUL INFORMATION

We found the following information from the UK NHS, Canada, Taiwan and Japan.  We hope you find it useful.

Please don't forget these three important actions:

NEVER FORGET TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY AND REGULARLY.

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING - KEEP AT LEAST TWO METRES APART (EXCEPTING PEOPLE YOU LIVE WITH)

SELF-ISOLATE IF YOU'RE OVER 70 OR HAVE UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS

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The good, the bad and... the Granny

The good, the bad and... the Granny

Jane Gordon is a mum of three, interviewer of many a celebrity, author of several books and, of course, newspaper columnist but she faced a serious predicament when she became a granny... 

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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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Michelle Robinson's top three toddler's books

Michelle Robinson's top three toddler's books

Michelle Robinson is the author of  favourites 'Ten Fat Sausages' ; 'Tooth Fairy in Training' and many others. Her books have sold a million copies worldwide. She lives in Frome, Somerset, quite near Little Herbs. And these are her favourite tomes for Little Ones.

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How to make your home smell-alicious!

How to make your home smell-alicious!

My best friend absolutely loves fabric conditioners and room fresheners with names like Floral Clean or Airy Heaven. But for me, they spell hell. The best way to smell-heaven is to make your own...

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The way we are

The way we are

One of our big worries is that people are using all sorts of chemical combinations on their bodies that aren’t very good for them, and certainly not for the vulnerable bodies of small people. Nor, indeed, for the planet. There’s plenty of science to back those worries up.  So we made Little Herbs so that you don't need to worry.

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