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My Husband Died Two Months After Our Twins Were Born –...

When I married Justin, life was perfect. We’d grown up knowing each other, friends in high school and at college. Eventually we got together...

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...

My Daughter Almost Died – Why I’m Warning Other Parents About...

You don’t imagine, the first time you hold your baby in your arms, that the day might come when you have to contemplate...

My Daughter Was In Hospital With Measles For 8 Days –...

There are so many posts about it on social media that turn into arguments – should you let your child have the...

Our Little Girl Stops Breathing While She’s Asleep But Coping With...

There was no suggestion anything was wrong. We already had two boys, and my latest pregnancy had gone pretty much perfectly. So on December...

I’m Desperate To Know What’s Wrong With My Son, But The...

It would be great to write a story with a neat and happy ending, but sadly I can’t do that. At this...

I Still Miss Him Sometimes But I’m Glad My Husband Is...

It was the speed with which John died that stunned me. He'd felt tired and under the weather, and I told him to go and...

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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Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Nicole Richie

The adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie first became known for appearing on the reality television show, The Simple Life, alongside Paris...
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‘Fat Is Killing Our Kids And It’s Time To Take Action’

I’ll always speak out on issues that matter to me and health and fitness must be taken seriously. I started The Judy Murray Foundation recently...

10 Ways To Survive Toddler Bathtime

It is hard for most adults to understand why kids – especially little kids – resist bath time. Grown-ups would kill for...
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40 Years Of IVF – My Life As The World’s First Test Tube Baby

There’s no way I could keep this big birthday quiet, since it’s really a celebration of successful IVF. I was the first baby born by...
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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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A Mother’s Guilt – The Top 5 Things Mums Feel Bad About

The overwhelming love, the desire to protect them, the devotion you feel – most of us expect these emotions when we have kids. What...

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