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Refusing A Child Daycare Because Her Parents Are Gay Is Ridiculous, Outdated And Frankly...

Choosing childcare is tricky enough. Like every parent, you want to find just the right place to nurture, encourage and care for...
Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding My Baby Solids?

Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding My Baby Solids?

As with many aspects of parenting, you can find conflicting advice on when you should start feeding your baby something more substantial than milk....
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We’ve Found The Perfect Bedtime Story – Just Don’t Read It To The Kids!

Ah, the nightly routine. Bathtime, supper, cuddles, a bedtime story, and your little one snuggles down and goes off happily to the Lane of...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Death

“Mummy, when the rabbits get old, we’ll have to throw them away.” At three years old, my son’s perception of death was a stark reminder...
How To Deal With Teens And Drugs – 8 Tips For Talking To Your Kids

How To Deal With Teens And Drugs – 8 Tips For Talking To Your...

Teens and drugs. None of us likes to think our kids will ever take drugs. Depending on your views, that might include using tobacco...
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Refusing A Child Daycare Because Her Parents Are Gay Is Ridiculous, Outdated And Frankly...

Choosing childcare is tricky enough. Like every parent, you want to find just the right place to nurture, encourage and care for...
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This Is What You Should Know Before Your Kids Meet Your New Partner

It’s one of the most frequently-asked questions by single parents when they find someone new – when should you introduce them to your children? The...
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Proof – Fathers Are Vitally Important To Their Kids’ Health

Helping our children to develop healthy eating, exercise and screen-time behaviours is an important public health goal globally. This is because behaviours established early in...
Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding My Baby Solids?

Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding My Baby Solids?

As with many aspects of parenting, you can find conflicting advice on when you should start feeding your baby something more substantial than milk....

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Robots Will Care For You In Old Age – And Your Kids Will Teach Them

Robots Will Care For You In Old Age – And Your Kids Will Teach...

It’s likely that before too long, robots will be in the home to care for older people and help them live independently. To do...
Why You Should Give Your Grandparents A 3D Printer For Christmas

Why You Should Give Your Grandparents A 3D Printer For Christmas

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:...
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‘I Want To Be Grandad!’ – What DO Children Call Their Grandparents?

“I am not being ‘Granny’,” my friend Anne said emphatically, on learning her son and his wife were expecting their first child. “Granny makes...

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Teens and drugs. None of us likes to think our kids will ever take drugs. Depending on your views, that might include using tobacco...

Refusing A Child Daycare Because Her Parents Are Gay Is Ridiculous,...

Choosing childcare is tricky enough. Like every parent, you want to find just the right place to nurture, encourage and care for...

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