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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...

5 Kids’ Coughs And When You Should Worry About Them

A cough is one of the most common symptoms of childhood illness. For parents, they can be worrying – kids’ coughs can sound truly...

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Maths: Six Ways To Help Your Child Love It

There is a widespread perception that mathematics is inaccessible and ultimately boring. Just mentioning it can cause a negative reaction in people, as many...
angry teenagers

5 Ways To Defuse Your Angry Teenager

Are you in the angry teenager phase of parenting? It probably feels like you’re clashing all the time and you don’t know how you’re...
tantrums

7 Reasons Your Toddler’s Tantrum Is Actually A Good Thing

Let’s begin with the bottom line here: Tantrums are miserable and exhausting. They are not the most fun part of parenting, and you do...

My Egg Donor ‘Twin’ Even Had The Same Fertility Problems – We Thought We...

It never really occurred to me that it would be difficult to have a baby. Getting pregnant is just one of...
Sudden Infant Death

I Cry And Smile For My Baby Boy Every Day – Losing Him Has...

William and I had been best friends for years when we finally decided we wanted to settle down and be a family. It shocked...
girls and puberty

5 Myths About Girls And Puberty That Parents Should Ignore

Puberty is irrefutable proof that our kids are growing up. Many parents find it harder to come to terms with this in their daughters,...

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