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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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Chris Pratt

Whether it’s as Quill/Star-Lord in MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers films, Owen Grady in Jurassic World or Emmet Brickowski in...
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5 Myths About Girls And Puberty That Parents Should Ignore

Puberty is irrefutable proof that our kids are growing up. Many parents find it harder to come to terms with this in their daughters,...
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‘Daddy, I’m Scared.’ What To Do If Your Child Has A Phobia

Strictly speaking, the definition of a phobia is ‘an overwhelming and debilitating fear of an object, place, situation, feeling or animal’*, but many parents...

4 Ways You Can Keep Your Kids Safe On YouTube

Do your children spend hours watching videos on YouTube? Whether they’re five or 15, chances are they’re glued to it on a regular basis...

How To Balance Entrepreneurship And Motherhood

As any entrepreneur will tell you, working for yourself is never going to be a 9am to 5pm gig. Setting up your own business...
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Curious Kids: What Started The Big Bang?

What started the Big Bang? – Pippi, 8, Canberra.This is one of the two questions I get asked a lot (the other one is:...

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