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My family’s greatest tragedies happened in 2012. As the new year wore on and the buds of spring burst forth, I had no idea...
Through The Grief Of Miscarriage And Stillbirth, I Found A Way To Help Other Women Heal After Loss

Through The Grief Of Miscarriage And Stillbirth, I Found A Way To Help Other...

My family’s greatest tragedies happened in 2012. As the new year wore on and the buds of spring burst forth, I had no idea...
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How To Talk To A Teenage Girl About Her Risky Behaviour

I’ve got something on my mind that I feel needs addressing. People ask all the time what they would tell their former selves if...
Does Having Children Make You Happier? Yes, It Does – As Long As You Can Pay For Them

Does Having Children Make You Happier? Yes, It Does – As Long As You...

My children are two of my biggest joys in life. I love them unconditionally and, even though there have been some tough...
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Why Parents Should Resist The Temptation Of Term-Time Holidays

The Easter holidays are over – and the long wait for the more generous summer break begins. In just a couple of months, schools...
Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Scarlett Johansson

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Scarlett Johansson

As superhero Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson is savvy, tough and in control. She’s strong and outspoken in her personal life, too – she...
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‘Public Health Timebomb’: Half A Million UK Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles

More than half a million children in Britain have not been immunised against measles in the past decade, according to a new estimate. The children’s...
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Making our own pizza was something that started when the kids got old enough to decide it was one of their favourite...
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How To Talk To A Teenage Girl About Her Risky Behaviour

I’ve got something on my mind that I feel needs addressing. People ask all the time what they would tell their former selves if...

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Confession: My Children Are So Ungrateful I Might Leave Everything To Charity

Confession: My Children Are So Ungrateful I Might Leave Everything To Charity

I never thought I'd have such ungrateful children.Sometimes I have a sleepover for my grandchildren, who are 4, 3 and 2.My daughter and her...
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5 Great Ways Grandparents Can Become Closer To Their Grandkids

Are grandparents important for kids?Most people are probably nodding right now.It is reasonable to assume that extended family networks are good for kids and...
5 Great Easter Movies To Watch With The Whole Family

5 Great Easter Movies To Watch With The Whole Family

If you’re planning a family get-together over the weekend, schedule in some down-time to relax and watch one of these great Easter...

Does Having Children Make You Happier? Yes, It Does – As...

My children are two of my biggest joys in life. I love them unconditionally and, even though there have been some tough...

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