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Elaine McLaren

Elaine McLaren
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Elaine McLaren is a 40-something mum of an 11-year-old PS4-obsessed boy (who also happens to be a talented singer, drummer and trumpeter), and an athletic 8-year-old girl who loves to dance. When she’s not ferrying children around, Elaine writes features for the national newspapers and magazines in the UK.

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‘I Don’t Like It!’ What To Do If Your Child Refuses To Eat

Hands up who loves broccoli!And was that from the first time you tasted it?We’d guess not. What about tomatoes? Or bananas?Our children’s diets are...
Why don’t poorer countries just print more money

Curious Kids: Why Don’t Poorer Countries Just Print More Money?

Why don’t poorer countries just print more money? – Clementine, age 12, London, UKThanks for the question, Clementine. When a whole country tries to...
sustainable living tips

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...

How To Teach Little Kids To Wait

Waiting is a part of life. We wait for so many things, for our train or bus to arrive, plane to land, our car...
how-i-taught-my-teenage-son-the-value-of-money

I Taught My Son An Invaluable Life Skill – This Is How I Did...

We taught our son to manage money at 13. By 19, Joe had saved up enough for ticket to Australia. He’s been home twice...
teaching kids a new activity

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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