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There are just two years between my children in age and I was as besotted as any new mum when Andy was born.I was...
How My Girls Helped Me Break The Cycle Of Family Violence

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The birth was all a bit of a blur. My girlfriend Donna was seven months pregnant with twins when she started to feel unwell and...
Ask The Parents – What Can I Do About My Child Suddenly Waking In The Night?

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We all know there’ll be plenty of interrupted and wakeful nights once we have kids – it’s part of the deal when you...
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There are just two years between my children in age and I was as besotted as any new mum when Andy was born.I was...
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It always seems to happen. Around the same time every year, beginning as early as mid-November, the influenza virus makes its comeback. Sometimes with...
5 Things Grandparents Need To Know When  They Parent Their Grandchildren

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Whether it's every weekend or once every few years, most grandparents enjoy visiting and spoiling their grandchildren. But instead of casually caring for them...
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Senior citizens might really like – and use – a 3D printer. That’s the surprising, and money-saving, conclusion of a new study I co-authored:...

My In-Laws Don’t Know Their Daughter-In-Law Was Born A Boy

I don’t think anyone would have been good enough for my in-laws, so I try not to take their frequent digs seriously. Nothing I...

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Dear Dad, When there’s a 'borrowed' screwdriver in my nine-year-old son Alex’s hand, and the plastic back of yet another battery-operated toy lies discarded on...

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