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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...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Sex. It’s a sticky subject. Nevertheless, it’s something all of us as parents must broach with our children somewhere along the line. Gone are the days of...

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The lowest point of my life was in Boise, Idaho on a road trip in the deep north-west of the United States. My girlfriend, Donna,...

I Fought My Wife For My Daughter And Won – But How It Happened...

Three years ago, I was married, had an 8-year-old daughter, Naomi, and, as well as being a full-time fire training instructor with a county...
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How To Get Rid Of Head Lice Without Spending Loads Of Money

Transmission of head lice among toddlers and children is common and is often the result of close and frequent head or hair contact. Toys,...

6 Great Ways To Decorate The Empty Nest

It’s hard when your child leaves home. If they’ve gone to university there’s a chance they’ll be back regularly – to start with, at...
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4 Tips For Giving Toddlers Belief In Themselves

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."- Frederick Douglass What has your toddler learned today? Probably more things than you...
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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...

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