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Want To Know How To Get Kids To Do Chores? Try...

If I had a pound – or a Euro, or a dollar – every time one of my friends complained about their kids never...

7 Life Skills Kids Should Have By The Time They Turn...

Many years ago, as a teenager, I visited a neighbour whose wife had recently given birth to their first child. My plan was to...

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...

The Life Hack That’s Taking Parents By Storm – The ‘F**ket...

We’ve tried so many ways to instill a sense of tidiness in our kids. We’ve nagged them to clear away their mess until we’re...

How To Get Your Child To Clean Their Room – 5...

My friend Tracy and I are divided in our views on the new Mary Poppins film, due for release in December. She can’t wait,...

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The Cloud B Twilight Turtle Is The Fun And Soothing Way To Settle Your...

A nightlight is a nursery staple when you’ve got young kids, helping them settle more easily and fall into a peaceful sleep....
Cost of US child care

The Soaring Cost Of US Child Care, In 5 Charts

The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the growing crop of Democratic presidential...
summer loss

5 Things Parents Need To Know About ‘Summer Learning Loss’

When it comes to news articles about summer learning loss, the supposed impact that summer has on student learning, the news is often bad. For...
when parents fight

When Parents Fight: The Truth About Arguing In Front Of Your Kids

A few days ago, I pulled out the washed, supposedly clean laundry from the washing machine and found the entire load had been coated...
wanted a baby

I Desperately Wanted A Baby – But I Didn’t Want A Man

When I found myself unexpectedly pregnant at the age of 36 I was totally shocked. I’d never been broody, never wanted a baby, and...
leaving a dying wife

Confession: I Left My Dying Wife

When my wife Nic became ill I was the only one who took her seriously. Even her mum and sister thought she was exaggerating and...

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