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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...

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...

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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Postnatal Depression: Men Can Get It Too

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in media reports about postnatal depression and other maternal mental illnesses, and campaigns have...
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Talking It Over With Dad Across The Time Zones

We all map time in different ways. We wake up, eat breakfast, do things to earn money, whinge about it a bit, eat dinner...

I Prayed To God To Help My Premature Daughter And The Answer Surprised Me

I found out I was pregnant in early 2014. With a 6-month-old boy, a very demanding job as a chef and living in a...
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5 Ways To Create A Bedtime Routine For Toddlers

Why is a bedtime routine for toddlers so important? Indeed, why is bedtime so difficult when you have toddlers? That’s easy. It is because they...
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6 Ways To Keep Your Child Healthy

When you become a new parent, you quickly become obsessed with your child’s health. Should I let other people hold my child? What do I...

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