Why We Should Teach Our Daughters To Track Their Menstrual Cycle

Why We Should Teach Our Daughters To Track Their Menstrual Cycle

It was evident there was a problem as soon as she walked into the room. My daughter had been looking forward to a night...
How To Balance Entrepreneurship And Motherhood

How To Balance Entrepreneurship And Motherhood

As any entrepreneur will tell you, working for yourself is never going to be a 9am to 5pm gig. Setting up your own business...
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5 Playground Mum Tribes: How To Survive The Schoolyard

Playground politics? Isn't that just for kids?There are so many things to worry about when your baby starts school.Will they make friends? Will they...
How Do We Save Generation Scared?

How Do We Save Generation Scared?

It’s a tragic fact that despite our best efforts to raise happy kids, this generation of children and young people are potentially the least...
7 Simple Ways To Stop A Child Who Keeps Interrupting You

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...
Attachment Parenting: 5 Ways To Bond With Your Baby

Attachment Parenting: 5 Ways To Bond With Your Baby

Why is attachment parenting being increasingly talked about? Because building a bond with your baby is an important way to start them off on...
Leading By Example – 10 Things Your Kids Should See You Do

Leading By Example – 10 Things Your Kids Should See You Do

There was an advert on television some years ago aimed at persuading parents to stop smoking. A dad sat on a park bench, a...
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7 Important Rules For Teaching Kids A New Activity

Like many, I was obsessed with horses as a child. I nagged for horse-riding lessons, was thrilled when Santa brought me my own riding...

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How To Keep In Touch With Your Far-Flung Family

It’s not unusual nowadays for families to find themselves spread across different continents. More people than ever travel abroad for work, seek a new...
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If You Want More Kids, Live Near Granny

The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45...
Ask The Parents – What Books Make Great Bedtime Stories For Kids Of Different Ages?

Ask The Parents – What Books Make Great Bedtime Stories For Kids Of Different...

A story is part of the bedtime routine, but if your kids are different ages, it can be hard to find something...

Confession: Should I Marry My Sugar Mummy For Money?

I never thought I'd be considering marrying for money. But Katie’s fun, quite attractive and easy company. I met her nearly two years ago...

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How Do We Save Generation Scared?

It’s a tragic fact that despite our best efforts to raise happy kids, this generation of children and young people are potentially the least...

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Marie and I started going out together when we were nearly 17, right in the middle of our exams. Both sets of parents gave...

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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