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Exercising While Pregnant Could Be Good For Your Baby Too, Says...

The days of pregnant women being told to put their feet up and take it easy for nine months are long-gone; nowadays,...

The Birth Of My Daughter Changed Our View Of ‘Normal’ –...

What does ‘normal’ mean? In life, at work, with your family – what is ‘normal’? It’s not something I’d ever questioned, not a word...

My Child Has Down Syndrome – And She’s The Best Thing...

My husband Stephen and I had been trying for a baby for seven or eight years, but nothing was happening. I needed a baby;...

How Toddlers And Teens Develop In Similar Ways

What happened? Suddenly, it seems your kid is a selfish, ungrateful jerk who wants to do everything on their own and always ends up...

Why 14 Is A Dangerous Age

Teenage behaviour often mystifies us. We wonder why they’re drawn to activities and behaviour we consider risky and dangerous – even though, as parents,...

My Son Has Hydrocephalus – It’s Not Easy, But Our Life...

When my son, Braden, graduated last year it was one of the most emotional days of my life. One that, at various...

The Ultimate Guide To The Things Parents Wish Their Kids Would...

“Treasure every moment,” you’re told when you have a new baby. “They’ll be grown up and leaving home before you know it.” It’s a...

3 Simple Things That Will Boost Your Child’s Brain Development

A new study has highlighted three key factors that can affect our children’s cognitive abilities. The pre-adolescent and adolescent years are the most critical...

Baby Mouthing – Can You Stop Babies Putting Everything In Their...

There’s no such thing as the five-second rule when you’re just starting out in life. It doesn’t matter where it’s come from – if...

Keeping Their Frenemies Close

So we all know what a frenemy is. Made famous in the Noughties by the Sex and the City TV show, the phrase actually...

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Older Fatherhood May Add Risks For Mums And Kids

The study, which reviews 40 years of research on the effect of parental age on fertility, pregnancy, and the health of children,...
Raising a gifted child

How To Raise A Gifted Child

Raising a gifted child can be a blessing and a curse. Whether they have a talent for entertaining or a towering intellect, gifted kids...
adoption

My Adopted Son Thinks He’s Not Good Enough For Us And It Breaks My...

We are the Cowley Family.It began with just me and my husband, Justin. We knew when we started dating that adoption was something that...
unhealthy school lunches

Why Are School Lunches Still So Unhealthy?

There are more than 91m school children worldwide now defined as living with obesity – and the UK is in the top 20 countries for...

I Lost One Of My Baby Boys But He Will Always Be Part Of...

To celebrate my 30th birthday in June 2017 my husband and I went to Rarotonga, one of the Cook Islands, for a much-needed break....

7 Tips For Welcoming Stepkids To Your Family

So you’ve been in a relationship for a significant amount of time. Maybe you’ve even gotten married. In some cases, this relationship comes with...

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