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5 Brilliant Baby Products Every Parent Needs In Their Life

Life as a parent can be tricky enough, so it’s always goodto discover baby products that help make it that bit easier....

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...

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,...

I Thought I Would Never Get Over My Miscarriage

We'd been trying to conceive for two years, so when I discovered I was pregnant it was a thrilling, life-changing moment. We were on...

After A C-Section – 8 Tips For A Faster Recovery

Giving birth is a huge milestone that changes a woman in many ways - some good, others not so great. New moms find new...

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...

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...

6 Pregnancy Myths That Are Based In Fact

You might have heard the shape of your bump is an indicator of your baby’s gender. (It isn’t.) That your food cravings during pregnancy...

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...

What It’s Like Being A Recently Disabled Single Mum

From June 2018: My six-year-old son, George, has just broken up for the school holidays, and we're facing a very different summer this year. Previous...

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We Need A Contract For Co-Parenting, Not Just For Marriage

When I was in graduate school in the United States in the early 1980s, a member of our women’s support group informed us that...
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The Mum Who Travelled The World On Her Maternity Leave

My daughter Esmé was an unexpected pregnancy. My husband Shaun and I had plans to travel so when I found out I was pregnant,...
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Pros And Cons Of Gender-Neutral Parenting

A 2012 survey found that about a quarter of elementary school kids reported seeing gender-nonconforming peers experience bullying. A saddening 2015 study brought to light...
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10 Inescapable Truths Of Parenting

It's rarely a good thing when they’re quiet You know the feeling. You’re suddenly aware the house is silent. There’s no shouting or squabbling (if...

My Son Is Now My Daughter, And I Will Support Her On Every Step...

Last week marked the two-year anniversary of my daughter’s transition. This day every year will be a milestone, not only for her...

Countering Anti-Vaxxer Myths About Flu Vaccine Is Essential

Many Americans hold beliefs about the flu vaccine that are at odds with the best available scientific evidence. For example, a recent study found...

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