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‘It’s NOT Coming Home’ – Why Kids Need To Learn To Lose

Running along the grass in the blistering heat wearing a flimsy playsuit and slip-on shoes, I wasn’t exactly dressed for winning the mum’s race.But...

Insomnia: How To Help Children (And Their Parents) Get A Good Night’s Sleep

As the day ends and evening begins, some parents are getting ready for a serious task. Not because they are preparing for a late...
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Now Christmas Is Over, What Will You Do With Your Tree?

The tradition of decorating Christmas trees is still going strong. Yet there is an inevitable seasonal increase in carbon dioxide emissions. Nobody wants to...
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“It Was A Terrifying Time” – One Father’s Love For His Down Syndrome Daughter

Our older children, Amelia and Dugald, were aged four and two when my wife, Katy, became pregnant with Matilda. We went for the same...
Where do dreams come from

Curious Kids: Where Do Dreams Come From?

Where do dreams come from? - Winifred, age 4, Selby, Victoria, Australia.Hi Winifred. People have wondered about where dreams come from for a very...
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Ready To Be An Empty-Nester? 5 Tips To Help You Prepare

When my son left home to go to college, it wasn’t too bad. I missed him tremendously, but he was only a couple of...

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