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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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I’m one of those people who enjoys variety. And when it comes to mental health problems, it seems, there’s no exception. By the time I was...
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Ask The Parents – How Will I Cope When My Son Starts Nursery?

The first time you take your child to nursery or kindergarten is often bitter-sweet. While you’re proud to see them becoming independent and know...

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“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...
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7 Simple Ways To Stop A Child Who Keeps Interrupting You

You could be on the telephone to your boss, talking to a friend over coffee or at the supermarket checkout – chances are, if...
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How My Girls Helped Me Break The Cycle Of Family Violence

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...
loving one child more than another

What Happens When You Love One Child More Than The Other

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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Ask The Parents – How Will I Cope When My Son Starts Nursery?

The first time you take your child to nursery or kindergarten is often bitter-sweet. While you’re proud to see them becoming independent and know...
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5 Secrets To Raising Strong And Independent Daughters

It might not be immediately obvious that you're following the right path to be raising strong and independent daughters. Sometimes, it creeps on up...

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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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7 Sustainable Living Tips Our Grandparents Taught Us

“Back in my day…” Perhaps you’ve found yourself on the receiving end of this “advice”. When it comes to our grandparents' generation (and let’s be...
Will My Parents Ever Forgive Me For Leaving Canada?

Will My Parents Ever Forgive Me For Leaving Canada?

Growing up in Canada, I never imagined that I’d find myself settling in the UK. My older sister moved here and when I visited...

Ask The Parents – How Should I Tell My Young Son...

Some kids want nothing more than to have a little brother or sister. They’ll badger you with demands for a younger sibling and...

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7 Simple Ways To Stop A Child Who Keeps Interrupting You

You could be on the telephone to your boss, talking to a friend over coffee or at the supermarket checkout – chances are, if...

How My Girls Helped Me Break The Cycle Of Family Violence

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...

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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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