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News & Views

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News and Views

All the latest news from local and relevant businesses

New Pregnancy Product


Children’s Birthday Party Ideas for 2014

If you're expecting a baby or have a pregnant friend or family member you might be interested in which was launched last year by Glasgow mum of 3, Karen Snyder . Here Karen tells us how she decided to set up her business 'When you are expecting your baby, it is such an anxious time; there are so many decisions to make and items to buy. One thing that stuck in my mind was the amount of time mums-to-be spent worrying about what to pack in the all-important hospital bag. After I had my 3 children, I decided to use my experience to help mums to be at this anxious time. I wanted to offer pregnant women the opportunity to take the stress away by creating a pre-packed hospital bag for both mummy and baby that can be bought at the touch of a button. Items include baby clothes, mini toiletries, flip flops, water fan, arnica, breast pads... to name but a few!" myHospitalBag is a stylish pre-packed hospital bag which aims to make the 48 hour stay in hospital more comfortable for mum and baby during the labour and post labour stage. It contains 35 essential & branded items, packed in a large stylish bag that

Free Childcare for a Year

Get in touch Editor: Anna Wignall

Clubs and Classes

Our pick of some of the best clubs and classes for all ages in 2014

10-12 Parties


Check out Little Star’s Nursery fantastic New Year offer of free childcare for a year

you can use long after your baby is born. myHospitalBag is available in 9 different colours and there is also a twins bag. myHospitalBag is the perfect gift for any pregnant friend, wife, family member or yourself. At £85 including delivery, it is cheaper and more convenient than buying the items separately. - created by a mum for a mum! 07796 946661

Keep up to date at or find us on facebook Next issue - March/April. Special features: Family breaks, Easter Activities, Baby and Mum. Copy deadline: 3 February Special ad rates and offers available, call or email to find out more. We take every care in preparing this magazine but the publishers cannot be held responsible for the claims made by advertisers. DON’T MISS OUT - If you run a Glasgow business whether it’s a playgroup, cafe, nursery, hotel, soft play, activity class, shop, leisure centre etc and you would like copies of Families Glasgow, let us know how many you require by emailing editor@

14-20 Nurseries & Early Education Special Feature

Selecting the right nursery, what is the right age to start school and news from local independent schools

21-24 What’s on in 2014

Out and about for all the family in 2014 - find out what’s on where in Glasgow.


January/February 2014

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Families Glasgow

Families Glasgow Jan-Feb 2014  

Glasgow’s really useful magazine for families with children aged 0-12

Families Glasgow Jan-Feb 2014  

Glasgow’s really useful magazine for families with children aged 0-12