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Welcome the Year of the Dog in Style! Tip of the week

Welcome the Year of the Dog in Style!

Enjoy a magical trail of over 450 awe-inspiring giant Chinese lanterns, while introducing little ones to wildlife conservation. Music, movement and Chinese acrobats make the Giant Lanterns of China an unforgettable experience at Edinburgh Zoo this week. Try to go at dusk, catch a glimpse of real flamingos and penguins and see the lanterns truly come to life as the sun sets. Don't forget to wrap up warm and take some snacks/treats to keep the energy levels up! Buy tickets direct from Edinburgh Zoo or save money by grabbing a deal on Groupon or Itison.

One Not to Miss: Edinburgh Zoo's Giant Lanterns of China

One Not to Miss: Edinburgh Zoo's Giant Lanterns of China

It's truly spectacular... what a beautiful way to spend an evening with your under fives! I loved the fusion of Chinese heritage and wildlife conservation. It showcases the spirit of the zoo with animals brought to life including pandas, wild cats, penguins, snails and more.

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EXCITING OPPORTUNITY : We need a New Editor!

We are looking for a creative new Editor to build on the success of this long running, high profile publication. We launched a new website in December and we’re excited about the potential for creating inspiring content and growing our community.

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Homegrown Birthday Cake

Homegrown Birthday Cake

This year Fenton Barns Nursery near North Berwick celebrated its 5th birthday with a cake made from ingredients grown in the nursery garden. Its very first intake of babies are now off on their next adventure at school, so it was only fitting to mark the occasion by embracing its emphasis on healthy eating and local food.

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5 Simple Steps to Enjoying Baby and Toddler Groups

5 Simple Steps to Enjoying Baby and Toddler Groups

With over ninety different baby and toddler groups across the city, it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to decide which ones to go to. Regina Alonzi and Katie Drake offer some advice before you take the plunge.

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Day In the Life Photography

Day In the Life Photography

As another year draws to a close, are you looking at your children in wonder and disbelief at how fast they're growing up? We certainly are. Karyn Horler decided to document a day-in-the-life of her family, so that they could look back, remember and laugh about their life with little ones. She contacted Armands Sprogis of A-Fotografy, and we spoke to her afterwards to find out what spurred her into booking a photography session and about her family's experience.

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Turning a comedy club into a family-friendly venue

Turning a comedy club into a family-friendly venue

Monkey Barrel Comedy is one of Edinburgh's newest family-friendly eateries. It offers top stand-up comedy by night, but by day it has started to welcome all ages into its café. We asked one of the owners - a dad of two under 5s - how he went about launching this exciting new venue.

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