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Ask The Parents – How Do I Potty Train My Daughter?

Potty training. One of the great conundrums of parenting. When is the right time? When is too soon? How do you know...
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I Was Shocked The Man I Loved Already Had Children – But I’m So...

“I’ve been married before, and I now share twins with my ex-wife.” The words stung me as they came out of his...
Ask The Parents – What Can I Do About My Picky Eater?

Ask The Parents – What Can I Do About My Picky Eater?

Our children’s diets are a major source of anxiety for many parents. How do we get them to try new foods or...

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...
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‘Our Kids Seem To Hate Each Other’ – Why It’s Good For Siblings To...

Earlier this morning, my children were at it again – screaming at the top of their lungs and fighting over something completely mundane, such...
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Ask The Parents – How Do I Potty Train My Daughter?

Potty training. One of the great conundrums of parenting. When is the right time? When is too soon? How do you know...
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These 8 Amazing Tips Will Enrich Kids’ Reading Skills

The end of the school year often signals long weeks of unstructured time and a complete break from academic learning. It’s time for fun —...
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How Do We Encourage Our Kids To Make Healthy Food Choices?

There is little more satisfying than the crunch of a good carrot, from a vegetable platter. Or perhaps you’re more inclined to enjoy a...
I Was Shocked The Man I Loved Already Had Children – But I’m So Glad I Didn’t Give Up On Our Blended Family

I Was Shocked The Man I Loved Already Had Children – But I’m So...

“I’ve been married before, and I now share twins with my ex-wife.” The words stung me as they came out of his...

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4 Amazing Ideas For Announcing A Pregnancy to Grandparents

“So, when are we gonna get some grandkids?” That phrase, or something similar to it, is one that you’ve likely heard often as you move...
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“We’ve Never Discussed It Before.” When A Family Finally Talks About Sex

Ina was with her late husband Jim for 70 years and married to him for 63 of those years. Their relationship was a love...
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5 Ways Grandparents Can Help Raise Kids

Picture the scene. You’re a new grandparent, blown away by the little bundle of joy your own child has created. The love and excitement...

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“I’ve been married before, and I now share twins with my ex-wife.” The words stung me as they came out of his...

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‘Our Kids Seem To Hate Each Other’ – Why It’s Good...

Earlier this morning, my children were at it again – screaming at the top of their lungs and fighting over something completely mundane, such...

Ask The Parents – How Do I Potty Train My Daughter?

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