I Was Scared My Obesity Would Kill Me So I Lost More Than 100lbs And Changed My Life – Twice!

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The Grey Area – 8 Things Not To Say Or Do When Someone Has...

It’s been more than 18 months since we said goodbye to Amelia. In that time, I’ve learned a lot about myself and the people...
I Was Scared My Obesity Would Kill Me So I Lost More Than 100lbs And Changed My Life – Twice!

I Was Scared My Obesity Would Kill Me So I Lost More Than 100lbs...

Hardly a day goes by without there being some story in the news about the obesity crisis. Too many of us weigh far too...
There's no legal basis for refusing to allow the Isis teenager, Shamima Begum, and her child back to the UK. And it doesn't make practical sense, either.

Shamima Begum: Why The Isis Teenager Should Be Allowed To Return To The UK

One of the so-called “Bethnal Green Girls”, Shamima Begum, is looking to return home to the UK. After nearly four years living with the...
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At What Age Can Kids Brush Their Own Teeth – And Other Childhood Landmarks

For the first several years of your child’s life, you (as a parent) will be doing a lot of things for them. This extensive...
Anti-Vaxxers: Admitting Vaccinology Is An Imperfect Science May Better Convince Sceptics

Anti-Vaxxers: Admitting Vaccinology Is An Imperfect Science May Better Convince Sceptics

Around the world, vaccines are in retreat, shunned by populations who, for the most part, have never been exposed to the diseases that blighted...
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"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."- Frederick Douglass What has your toddler learned today? Probably more things than you...
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6 Picture Books You Need For Baby’s First Year

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Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Reese Witherspoon

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Reese Witherspoon

She shot to international fame as Elle Woods in the movie Legally Blonde and went on to win a Best Actress Oscar for...

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How To Deal With Interfering Grandparents

How To Deal With Interfering Grandparents

We’ve all been there. Sitting back, feeling slightly redundant, while Granny Dearest takes over your parenting duties without so much as a second thought.It...
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Is It Ever OK For Grandparents To Discipline The Grandkids?

‘In my day, we’d get two licks of the cane from a teacher for being naughty and if our parents found out, we’d get...
Don’t Call Me ‘Grandma’ – I Am ‘Glam-ma’!

Don’t Call Me ‘Grandma’ – I Am ‘Glam-ma’!

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5 Ways To Stay Close To Your Adult Child

You’ve nurtured them, raised them, and now – suddenly – they’re all grown up. It can be hard to recognise our kids are...

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