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Ask The Parents – What’s The Best Way To Bath A...

When you think of baby’s bath time, the image that comes to mind is of a cooing, smiling infant, a laughing parent, and...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Death

“Mummy, when the rabbits get old, we’ll have to throw them away.” At three years old, my son’s perception of death was a stark reminder...

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...

How To Keep In Touch With Your Far-Flung Family

During these strange Covid-19 times, it’s not unusual nowadays for families to find themselves spread across different continents. More people than ever travel abroad...

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,...

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,...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Climate Change

It’s been a funny winter for weather, one of my friends said recently. She’s not wrong. My native UK has just experienced...

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...

5 Ways Grandparents Can Help Raise Kids

Picture the scene. You’re a new grandparent, blown away by the little bundle of joy your own child has created. The love and excitement...

‘I Don’t Like It!’ What To Do If Your Child Refuses...

Hands up who loves broccoli! And was that from the first time you tasted it? We’d guess not. What about tomatoes? Or bananas? Our children’s diets are...

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Something For The Weekend – Spicy Vegetable & Lentil Casserole

Whether you’re vegetarian or simply want your family to eat less meat, this spicy vegetable & lentil casserole makes a tasty and filling meal....
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Minecraft Can Increase Problem Solving, Collaboration And Learning – Yes, At School

A video game like Minecraft in schools might trouble some parents. As a Canada research chair in technologies and education, my hope is both...

At What Age Is It OK To Leave Your Kids Home Alone?

The film has become a firm family favourite. An eight-year-old troublemaker – Macauley Culkin – has to protect his house from burglars when he’s...
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8 Ways To Tell If Your Baby Is Developing Normally

As any parent will tell you, there’s always something to worry about. You think you’ll be able to breathe a sigh of relief...

Facebook Now Less Popular Among UK Kids

Facebook has long been viewed as the behemoth of social media platforms. We might know one or two people who steadfastly refuse...

How To Raise A Child Who’s A Sceptic (Not A Cynic)

A few nights ago, I was watching a dance talent show on television with my daughter. “She’s good,” I commented about one young hopeful....

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