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For Three Happy Years We Didn’t Know Our Daughter Was Dying

When I read the announcement that new research into a therapy for the currently-untreatable Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome is to be funded by a UK charity, it...

My Daughter Almost Died – Why I’m Warning Other Parents About...

You don’t imagine, the first time you hold your baby in your arms, that the day might come when you have to contemplate...

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’m Desperate To Know What’s Wrong With My Son, But The...

It would be great to write a story with a neat and happy ending, but sadly I can’t do that. At this...

We Care For Terminally Ill Children – Because They All Deserve...

Every baby, every child deserves to know love before they die. They deserve to be held, to know they are truly cared for, and...

My 4-Year-Old Son’s Heart Stopped Beating for FOUR Days – How...

One morning in December 2014, my then-four-year-old son Kierken woke with what we thought was croup. He’d had it before, so we made a...

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...

Meet The Teenager Determined To Beat Cancer – And Become...

“I’m going to be a professional wrestler,” says Kira Noble with a beaming grin. "My career choice often takes people by surprise and they don't...

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World’s First Gene-Edited Babies? Premature, Dangerous And Irresponsible

A scientist in China claims to have produced the world’s first gene-edited babies by altering their DNA to increase their resistance to HIV. Aside...

My Daughter Has Taught Me Giving Up Is Never An Option – She Refuses...

If anyone had asked me years ago to imagine the path my life would take, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have come anywhere near...

A Beginner’s Guide To Switching To Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Have you ever taken a minute to look at the ingredients in your regular household cleaners? Probably not. None of us think to check...

Let’s Hear It For Divorced Dads – We Deserve Credit On Father’s Day Too

My name is Eugene, and I’m a divorced dad with a daughter. We all tend to mark the years with milestones that remind us of...

We’ve Found The Perfect Bedtime Story – Just Don’t Read It To The Kids!

Ah, the nightly routine. Bathtime, supper, cuddles, a bedtime story, and your little one snuggles down and goes off happily to the Lane of...
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8 Funniest Family Tweets Of The Week

https://twitter.com/TraceyBenmore/status/1102913750405971969 Seriously! Do they even know how much sleep we lose? https://twitter.com/TwinzerDad/status/1103278060089106432 Can we all stop acting like “screen time” is a dirty word? I’m pretty sure...

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