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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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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We love hot cross buns, but they take a while to make and can be quite fiddly. This cupcake version has plenty of...

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One morning earlier this year, I kissed my baby boy goodbye as I left for work. I had no idea it would be for...

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My husband and I married on August 22, 2015 in Nova Scotia, Canada. We were deeply in love, ready to take whatever life threw...

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