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Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding...

As with many aspects of parenting, you can find conflicting advice on when you should start feeding your baby something more substantial than milk....

10 Essentials You Need In Your Hospital Bag When You’re Having...

Like any first-time mother, I was apprehensive about the whole giving birth thing. Would I be able to tell when I was really...

How Parents Fail To Follow Their Own Advice

“You’re sunburned,” said my daughter, accusingly. “Your face is really red.” “I know,” I replied. “It’s from the boat trip I went on. Didn’t top...

5 Parenting Techniques We Can Learn From Animals

Raising our children isn’t easy – successful parenting takes effort and patience, and there are challenges around every corner. There are always new parenting...

Moving On Up – 5 Ways You Can Help Your Child...

As the summer holidays roll on, thoughts are already turning to getting the kids ready to go back to school. Buying uniforms, stationery...

Ask The Parents – How Do You Teach A Child To...

When your child wants to brush their own teeth, chances are you’ll feel a little conflicted. On one hand, you want to encourage independence...

Ask The Parents – My Baby Suffers From Colic, How Can...

It’s estimated that around 40% of babies suffer from colic during the first 12-16 weeks of their lives. Some will scream for...

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From…Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith

The list of accolades seems never-ending. Will Smith is known as an actor, producer, comedian rapper and songwriter. He’s been nominated for Golden Globe...

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5 Ways To Build A Support Network With Other New Moms

Momming is hard.  It’s arguably the hardest job in the world but way too many of us do it all alone without networks of...

This Is The Breast-Pump You Need In Your Life If You’re A Nursing Mother

If you’re breastfeeding your baby – or planning to – there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself in need of a breast...
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How To Talk To Kids About Secrets

We have all had secrets at one point or another in our lifetime. For us, it all likely started when we were young, and...

At What Age Is It OK To Leave Your Kids Home Alone?

The film has become a firm family favourite. An eight-year-old troublemaker – Macauley Culkin – has to protect his house from burglars when he’s...
Why Marriage Terrifies Me

Why Marriage Terrifies Me

It was November 1994 and it was my wedding day. I stood at the front of the church with my best man and fidgeted. Then...
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How I Fought Off Depression With Five Kids In Tow

I’m one of those people who enjoys variety. And when it comes to mental health problems, it seems, there’s no exception. By the time I was...

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