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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;...

I Thought It Was Just A Childhood Cold, But Now My...

It’s always a little worrying when your kids are ill. Most times, of course, it’s just a cold or a sickness bug or a...

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...

How To Get Rid Of Head Lice Without Spending Loads Of...

Transmission of head lice among toddlers and children is common and is often the result of close and frequent head or hair contact. Toys,...

7 Ways To Get Your Kids To (Actually) Brush Their Teeth

As far as kids are concerned, tooth-brushing is a waste of good playtime. After all, there are so many more interesting things to do,...

Our Tiny Son’s Condition Is So Rare, It Doesn’t Have A...

Everyone wants their child to be special, don’t they? We hold them in our arms as babies and wonder what they’ll be like as...

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...

I Was Born With My Organs Outside My Body – Now...

Every so often, we hear of babies born with medical conditions so rare or severe it seems there’s no chance they’ll survive. Maybe they’re...

8 Clever Ways To Get Kids To Take Their Medicine

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” sang Mary Poppins famously. And, sometimes, it does. Other times, though, you’ll need a few...

Why Low-Fat Might Not Be The Best Option For Our Children’s...

What our children eat occupies a lot of our attention as parents. Are they eating enough, or too much? How can we get them...

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Refusing A Child Daycare Because Her Parents Are Gay Is Ridiculous, Outdated And Frankly...

Choosing childcare is tricky enough. Like every parent, you want to find just the right place to nurture, encourage and care for...

The Surrogates Forced To Raise Strangers’ Children As Their Own

Surrogacy is discussed far more openly these days. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Sir Elton John, and Sarah Jessica Parker are all...
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3 Ways To Teach Your Kids Not to Fear Failure

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” That quote from Winston Churchill, and others like it, is...
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7 Tips On How To Talk To Your Teens

Teenagers. They are grumpy, moody, testy, insecure, hormonal, and can be downright unpleasant. They don’t want the help or wisdom of anyone - most of all,...

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Christie Brinkley

Her success as a model has spanned decades – Christie Brinkley was the face of several major brands, including cosmetics giant Cover...

7 Of The Worst Things You Could Say To Adoptive Parents

Some years ago, one of my son’s schoolteachers learned she and her husband had successfully navigated an often-tortuous process and could become adoptive parents....

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