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Ask The Parents – What Can I Do About My Picky...

Our children’s diets are a major source of anxiety for many parents. How do we get them to try new foods or...

6 Signs That Might Mean You’re A Lawnmower Parent

We’ve all heard of ‘helicopter parents’ – the ones who hover over their child’s lives, paying close attention to every detail (especially when it...

Ask The Parents – The ‘Terrible Twos’ Are Starting And I’m...

There’s a reason why toddler tantrums are the stuff of legend. Your child might have been an angel since birth, but at some...

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....

Five Lessons We Can Learn From Snowplough Parents

We’ve heard of helicopter parenting and free-range parenting - but here's a new strategy to get your head around. Do you know a parent...

8 Top Quirky Parenting Tips

Life’s weird. The trials and tribulations of raising kids are even weirder. I subscribe to the “whatever works for you” philosophy;  after all, parenting...

How To Cope With Your Adult Kids Living At Home (Without...

The traditional way of things was for kids to grow up, finish school and leave home – either to go on to university or...

6 Great Strategies For Parenting Your Adult Children

As our kids get older, our relationship with them inevitably alters. They are now independent, our equals, with their own lives. Adapting to the...

How To Avoid Raising An Entitled Child – 8 Strategies That...

When they’re tiny, of course, our kids need us to do everything for them. But as they grow, many of us forget to take...

Les Enfants Not-So-Terrible – 4 Reasons Why French Children Are So...

How we raise our children to become well-rounded, pleasant and useful members of society is one of our prime concerns as parents. We...

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Why Low-Fat Might Not Be The Best Option For Our Children’s Health

What our children eat occupies a lot of our attention as parents. Are they eating enough, or too much? How can we get them...

We Need A Contract For Co-Parenting, Not Just For Marriage

When I was in graduate school in the United States in the early 1980s, a member of our women’s support group informed us that...

How To Create A Stress-Free Morning Routine – 6 Tips That Actually Work

Mornings used to feel like an endurance test. The alarm would go off like a starter’s pistol and I’d be out of bed in...

Alabama Abortion Ban Means Women Will Die, Says Woman Forced To Give Birth To...

At the age of 17, Dina Zirlott was raped by a schoolfriend who’d come over to do homework and watch a movie....
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Why Sorry Shouldn’t Be The Hardest Word

When many of us were young, we thought of our parents as superheroes. They weren’t just people that had started life as kids like...
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Curious Kids: Why Do We Count To 10?

Why do we count to 10? – Quentin, age 5, Randwick. Counting is perhaps one of the oldest scientific operations still in use today. From a...

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