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I Don’t Like Playing With My Kids

Sometimes it’ll be Lego. Other times it’s mini plastic Disney princesses being chased by dinosaurs. My four-year-old daughter, Adriana, will create a game, come...

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...

The 13 Habits of Mentally-Strong Parents

How can we make sure our kids will have the resilience to deal with whatever is thrown at them? Sadly, there are no guarantees,...

How To Help Your Child Deal With Friendship Breakups

I always knew when my kids had fallen out with their friends – the looks on their faces when they came out of school...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Disabilities

Kids are curious, and that’s a wonderful thing. But sometimes they ask difficult questions, and we might feel awkward or embarrassed as we’re unsure...

Parents, Limit Your Screen Time – For The Benefit Of Your...

I've never really thought about limiting screen time until a few days ago, when I was sitting on the living room floor building a...

How To Help Kids Develop A Positive Body Image

It was the first time I really considered the need of consciously promoting a positive body image around my daughter. I walked into the bedroom...

‘It’s Not You, It’s Them’ – What To Do When You...

You’ve been BFFs for years – since school, college, or maybe your first job. Even when the babies came along, you didn’t see why...

6 Tips That Will Help Your Kids Learn To Love Reading

For me, a love of books is a gift. One of my greatest pleasures in life is to lose myself in a favourite story,...

Why My Divorce Was Good For My Children

My children know a girl. Let's call her Lucy. She's an only child, raised by two parents who are approaching their silver wedding anniversary. Lucy...

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4 Amazing Ideas For Announcing A Pregnancy to Grandparents

“So, when are we gonna get some grandkids?” That phrase, or something similar to it, is one that you’ve likely heard often as you move...

7 Ways You Can Help Your Shy Child Make Friends

Do you have a shy child at home who finds it difficult to make friends? It’s tough for little ones sometimes, especially if they...

6 Signs That Might Mean You’re A Lawnmower Parent

We’ve all heard of ‘helicopter parents’ – the ones who hover over their child’s lives, paying close attention to every detail (especially when it...

I Lost One Of My Baby Boys But He Will Always Be Part Of...

To celebrate my 30th birthday in June 2017 my husband and I went to Rarotonga, one of the Cook Islands, for a much-needed break....
Why It’s Good To Let Your Toddlers Take Risks

Why It’s Good To Let Your Toddlers Take Risks

It's a parent's natural instinct to protect their child. Let's be honest, once they're on the move we spend most of our days issuing warnings...

The High-Tech Gadget Your Kids Will Love – The Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch

Combining fun and functionality, the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch is the ideal gadget for today’s kids. They’ll love having their own smartwatch, just...

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